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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...
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Nopalera Founder Sandra Velasquez Talks Motherhood, Her Roots & Entrepreneurship

Not only do we celebrate Mother’s Day in May, but now, President Joe Biden has declared the week of May 1-7, National Small Business Week, so we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate both moms and small business...
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White Wellness Culture & Why It’s So Complicated for People of Color

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
White women don’t own breastfeeding. I thought that was obvious and something that didn’t need to be explicitly stated. That was until I wrote an essay on the ways that white wellness culture has affected my parenting choices, and attributed...
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Fabiana Ferrarini is the Latina Momprenuer Revolutionizing the Fitness World

About ten years ago, fitness trainer and mother-of-three Fabiana Ferrarini was married, had just had her second child after becoming a mom for the first time at 17 and surviving a previous abusive relationship. She was working to build a...
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10 of the Most Beloved Latin American Children’s Books

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Many of us Latina moms raising kids in the states often struggle with finding ways to keep the culture alive for our children who are mostly immersed in American society and inevitably relate more to that part of them. To...
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10 Badass Latina Mom Influencers That Will Inspire You

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Sometimes the world of social media influencers just seems like it’s more and more of the same. Lots of people trying to make their mark by literally fitting into the same box. There’s lots of great content and inspiration out...