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

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Family

Relatable Feelings Every Mom Has During Back to School Season

Sofía Aguilar
Summer is almost over. For many kids, this means the end of pool swims, carnival rides, traveling, unlimited family visits, and freedom. For parents, it’s more bittersweet. Sure, the kids are finally out of the house but this season also...
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Culture Family

Growing Up with Latinx Parents with Undiagnosed Mental Health Challenges

Virginia Isaad
Certified Parent Coach Leslie Priscilla is a first generation non-Black Chicana and the founder of Latinx Parenting, a bilingual organization, and the #EndChanclaCulture movement. Latinx Parenting is rooted in children’s rights, nonviolence, reparenting, intergenerational healing, cultural sustenance, and the active decolonization of...
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Family Lifestyle

Empowering Back to School Crafts for Kiddos

jennifervasquez
When your kids head back to school, that means they’re getting ready for another year of learning. Their education doesn’t have to end in the classroom, and there are entertaining activities you can do at home, together, to help enrich...
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Culture Family

Doulas & Midwives Can Help Latina Moms Reclaim Ancestral Birthing Practices

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Even in the best of circumstances pregnancy and childbirth can seem like daunting milestones for many women. For Latinas and women of color, it’s oftentimes even more complicated. Some believe that by reclaiming some of our ancestral birth practices —...
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Family News and Entertainment

Enough is Enough! My Children Deserve to Feel Safe at School

This morning I sent my kids off to school just minutes after I saw the face of 10-year-old Xavier Lopez on my Facebook news feed as one of the first victims identified in the latest school shooting. It was early...
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Culture Family

Latinx Parenting Founder Leslie Priscilla is Changing the Narrative With #EndChanclaCulture Movement

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Leslie Priscilla of Latinx Parenting is determined to do her part to stop generational trauma in the Latinx community. The child development specialist and early childhood and parent educator from Santa Ana, California was moved to “be the bridge” between...
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Family

The Problem With Breastfeeding in America & Lactation Disparities

When I decided to breastfeed my children, I had no idea how racialized breastfeeding had once been. I didn’t know that while breastfeeding had been looked down upon in America as a whole for decades, there was even more stigma...