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The above photo was taken during a recent trip to Puerto Rico. The above photo was taken during a recent trip to Puerto Rico.

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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"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 [...]

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4 Tips to Build Good Dental Habits In Children #healthyhabits Thumbnail 4 Tips to Build Good Dental Habits In Children #healthyhabits Thumbnail

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 is a Guest Post by Eliza Valentin-Guerra, a Latina On a Mission reader. ********************Like Migdalia, aka Ms. Latina, I've been trying to lead a healthier [...]

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Sabroso Saturday: Authentic Sofrito Recipe Thumbnail Sabroso Saturday: Authentic Sofrito Recipe Thumbnail

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. Today we're going to share an authentic sofrito recipe! This is a Guest Post by Eliza Valentin-Guerra, a Latina On a Mission reader. ********************Over the years, I've had [...]

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It's been a while since I've posted a fitness update. Suffice it to say that February was much, much harder than January. I came down with the flu, could barely get out of bed and really had no energy. You would think this would have helped me lose weight but it didn't. I totally believe in [...]

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  I've been told I have a smart mouth. In fact, my mamá/ mom stressed this while I was growing up! I can still hear her now, "¿Que tu te crees?! Siempre tienes una repuesta con esa boquita fresca." [Translation: What do you think? You always have an answer with that fresh mouth!] See? She even [...]

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Last week I had the opportunity to join a virtual cooking class with Chef George Duran. We learned some great slow cooker tips and even saw a demonstration of the Fiesta Chicken with Rice and Beans. Click here to see the video and read The Motherhood's recap. During the chat, one item stuck out the [...]

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