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Family

On being a Latina mom, breaking the cycle of generational trauma, and celebrating familia. 

Dris Wallace
Family

How I Navigate The Dual Journey of Being a Working Mom and a Special Needs Advocate During Back-To-School Season

Alejandra Medina
Sponsored by     As a working wife and mom of two young children, one of whom has special needs, the anticipation of the back-to-school season fills me with a mix of tension and worry. Less than a year ago,...
Dr. Lisette Sanchez
Culture Family

The Highs and Lows of Being a Latina Therapist

Dr. Lisette Sanchez
Dr. Lisette Sanchez is a bilingual licensed psychologist and founder of Calathea Wellness, a virtual practice providing individual therapy in California. She has a passion for working with BIPOC folxs and first-generation professionals.   The earliest memory I have of wanting to...
supporting moms
Family Lifestyle

Our Mom Friends Need Our Support – Here’s How You Can Show Up For Them

Alejandra Medina
Sponsored by Back-to-school season is one of the busiest times of the year for many mamás. From buying new uniforms to scavenging for the best school supplies, and even meal prepping for the week, the tasks are endless. In our...
back to school
Family Lifestyle

5 Señora Hacks That Will Help You Master Back-to-School Season

Alejandra Medina
Sponsored by  You know those moments when you’re storing condiments in a recycled butter container and catch yourself thinking, “Wow, I’ve become my mamá!”. Well, it’s time to embrace the resemblance and put our “señora hacks” to the test during...
Cultural practices mental health
Culture Family

Cultural Practices that Help Cultivate Resilience in the Latinx Community

Dr. Lisette Sanchez
Dr. Lisette Sanchez is a bilingual licensed psychologist and founder of Calathea Wellness, a virtual practice providing individual therapy in California. She has a passion for working with BIPOC folxs and first-generation professionals. Throughout my life, the term “resilient” has been used...
Latinx immigrants mental health
Culture Family

Between Two Worlds: The Mental Health Struggles Latinx Immigrants Face

Dr. Lisette Sanchez
Dr. Lisette Sanchez is a bilingual licensed psychologist and founder of Calathea Wellness, a virtual practice providing individual therapy in California. She has a passion for working with BIPOC folxs and first-generation professionals.   June is Immigrant Heritage Month, a time to...
Undocumented immigration story
Family

“Ni de aquí, ni de allá’: Growing Up with an Undocumented Mom

patriciaalvarado
Patricia Alvarado is a psychotherapist and owner and director of the group practice, Alvarado Therapy  & co-founder of Latinx Healthy Minds providing mental health programs for Latinx professionals. I remember the stress and anxiety as the police car switched from one lane to the...