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Gina Rodriguez role model

10 Influential Latino Media Role Models

Positive media role models have a huge influence on kids – especially those who don’t often see themselves represented positively in the…

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7 Ways to Use Media and Tech to Raise Bilingual Kids

Whether you speak Spanish or just want your kids to learn it, raising bilingual kids is a big commitment. But even though…

Zoe Saldana Book of Life

Hidden Talents: 8 Latino Voices in Animated Films

Not long ago, animated shows only trotted out Latino characters (think Speedy Gonzales from Looney Tunes and Pedro the Chihuahua from Lady and…

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Help Your Kids Find Books with Diverse Characters

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the lack of diversity in books for kids and teens. The late Newbery Award-wining…

Latinos on YouTube

5 Latino YouTubers You Want to Discover

These five Latino YouTube celebrities are breaking barriers – and breaking records – by mixing Spanish and English on their successful channels. Their videos…

After School Video Game Hiplatina

24 Video Games That Will Help Improve Your Child’s Performance in School

Worried that your kids are spending too much time on video games and looking to pull the plug? Not so fast,…

Kindergarten apps HipLatina

5 Teacher-Approved Apps to Boost Kindergarten Skills

If your child is entering kindergarten this upcoming year, you may be wondering (or worrying) about school readiness. Many parents of…

kids multitasking HipLatina

Should I Be Concerned About My Teen’s Constant Multitasking During Homework?

Many teens multitask with media while doing their homework, and most of them think this has no effect on the…

technology addiction HipLatina

What Parents Need to Know About Technology Addiction

A typical teen’s day includes up to nine hours of texting, gaming, watching videos, and posting on multiple social networks…

Inspiring films for Latino families HipLatina

10 Inspiring Movies for Latino Families

Movies or documentaries with topics that remind us of our traditions and culture are an easy way to entertain our…

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