Health

MomsRising’s Junk Food and Childhood Obesity Tweetchat

Today, Friday, March 1st, MomsRising is hosting a special tweetchat at 1 PM EST to discuss junk food and childhood obesity. Special guests will include presenters from the NYC #FoodPower Conference to Reverse Childhood Obesity happening on Saturday, March 2nd. Click for more info about the FREE #NYC Blogger Conference. I, along with the other MomsRising’s #FoodPower speakers, […]

FREE #NYC Blogger Conference

As a blogger, I have grown because of the community I’ve surrounded myself with. That community is filled with bloggers, PR representatives and readers, like YOU. My community didn’t grow overnight. Nope. It grew by my outreach, by networking, by attending conferences, like the FREE NYC Blogger Conference coming up this Saturday. I’ve made wonderful […]

Sabroso Saturday: Brisk Lemon Chicken Wings

It’s Sabroso Saturday (Translation: Tasty Saturday)! The day when we share recipes that have helped us stretch our budget, our imagination and our taste buds, without sacrificing our health. We eat a lot of chicken in my home, A LOT. It’s the most economical meat and can be made in so many different ways. From […]

The Face of One Who’s Health Was At Risk (“When the health of the mother is at risk”)

Before the birth of my youngest son, I had two miscarriages and an abortion. That pregnancy haunts me to this day. My son, my precious child, would have been 12. During that pregnancy, I was placed on partial bed rest. I was high risk. My body had so much trouble holding onto my boys. Yet, this pregnancy lasted […]

Sabroso Saturday: Skinny Cosmopolitan Recipe

It’s Sabroso Saturday (Translation: Tasty Saturday)! The day when we share recipes that have helped us stretch our budget, our imagination and our taste buds, without sacrificing our health. This week we have the deliciously light Skinny Cosmopolitan Recipe! With the holidays almost here, its time to spread some cheer! So prep up your printer and get […]

5 Tips for Keeping Children Safe In and Around Water

With summer in full gear, that means families are heading to the beach and pool. Are you prepared? Most parents and caregivers remember the suntan lotion, towels and beach balls, but forget the safety rules. I’m one of those who did. However, statistics scared me straight. Water Safety At-A-Glance: Each year, more than 3,400 people drown in […]

Minority Health Blogger Townhall Event at The White House #MinorityHealth #SMlatinas

As a blogger, a Latina Blogger, I get invited to many events, both in English and Spanish. Yet, to date, I believe this event is by far one of the most exciting and most important! This Tuesday, I will attend a live in-person Minority Health Blogger Townhall event at THE White House. Not only am I excited about the […]

Robitussin: Sanale, sanale, sanale, ya! #spon

“Sanale, sanale, sanale, ya!*” Loosely translated to, “Heal him, heal him, heal him, now”   I can still remember my Mamí saying these words to me when I was sick. She said these magic words as she massaged my arms or back, repeating them over and over until I fell asleep in her arms. Now […]

4 Tips to Build Good Dental Habits In Children #healthyhabits

Recently a 2 1/2 year old boy made headline news. To the dismay of his parents, he had not only joined a growing trend among children, he held the distinction of surpassing most of the others. What gave him that distinction? 11 cavities and one root canal. Can you imagine the trauma? The needles, the […]

Enter to Win an Olive Garden Gift Card #Giveaway

A few weeks ago my son, Karl, went to Olive Garden in Times Square and loved it! You can read his review by clicking here. Not surprisingly, my teen was not the only one to give Olive Garden a rave review. A recent positive review by Marilyn Hagerty, an 85 year old food writer from North […]