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The harsh realities of raising up brown sons

The harsh realities of raising up brown sons

  Every single time my four teenage sons walk out the door of our home — the only home they’ve ever known, the place where they broke piñatas on their birthday, the place that they’ve been loved and cared for all…

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Deliciously sweet: California strawberries

Deliciously sweet: California strawberries

Do you ever wonder where your food comes from? It’s so easy to consume without giving it a second thought. I’m guilty of this. I love that people are starting to wonder more and more about their food and who…

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Chicano Art at the Museum of Latin American Art

Chicano Art at the Museum of Latin American Art

If there is one thing I want to celebrate in the New Year, it’s art. I love art. The power an artist has to make you feel something is amazing. That’s what Chicano art does for me — it makes…

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Why people of color parent their kids the way they do

Why people of color parent their kids the way they do

The sad reality is, this is exactly why people of color parent their kids the way they do. They fear for their child’s life and would rather step in and deal with them harshly rather than let them be killed on the…

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LéaLA | Encouraging bilingual books and Latino culture

Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with LéaLA and Latina Bloggers Connect. When I was a little girl, my nose was always in a book. Reading opened up to a whole new world to me. Suddenly, I was…

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Hurry! Frida Kahlo, Her Photos exhibit ends June 8

Hurry! Frida Kahlo, Her Photos exhibit ends June 8

Oh my gosh, guys. You only have five more days to go to the Museum of Latin American Art and catch the Frida Kahlo, Her Photos exhibit! That’s right–the exhibit ends on June 8, 2014. MOLAA is offering extended hours…

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Up close and personal: Frida Kahlo, Her Photos exhibit at MOLAA

Up close and personal: Frida Kahlo, Her Photos exhibit at MOLAA

If you love Frida Kahlo as much as I do, then you’ll want to make a beeline to the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) in Long Beach to catch their new exhibit, Frida Kahlo, Her Photos. I had the…

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Three Kings Day: the grand finale of Disney ¡Viva Navidad!

Three Kings Day: the grand finale of Disney ¡Viva Navidad!

The holidays are always a magical time at the Disneyland parks and I’m happy to share that my mama decided to gift our family with annual passes to the park. She also gifted my siblings and their families, so my…

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Holiday celebration: Tamalada Time

Holiday celebration: Tamalada Time

To me and my family, the holidays are synonymous with tamales. Every year for as long as I can remember, the women in my family got together around a huge bowl of masa on the table. Armed with aprons and…

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A day in L.A: Celebrating Dia de los Muertos with Nestlé Abuelita

A day in L.A: Celebrating Dia de los Muertos with Nestlé Abuelita

I recently had the pleasure of visiting the HQ for NESTLÉ® Abuelita™ chocolate and NESCAFÉ® Café de Olla here in Southern California. I had such a wonderful time last year that I couldn’t wait to return and experience Dia de…

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