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We are having a blog-a-thon to celebrate Hispanic heritage month from October 5th - October 11th. During this week, we will be encouraging our members to submit blogs each day. We have daily questions to inspire your blogs. Content may be submitted to MyLatinitas.com. Prizes (gift cards) will be awarded to the top three blogueras/participants. Content from the blog-a-thon may be featured at Latinitasmagazine.org.…
Mexicans are lazy!
A stereotype so common and at the same time so wrong! Some of the most hardworking people I know are in fact Mexican or of Mexican descent starting with my parents, who have worked their whole lives just to give my brothers and I a comfortable life. And I am sure many other parents are just the same.…Continue
Ah media. Many look at media as the root of evil for making females, and males, have low self esteem. I am not one of these people.
I remember in 5th grade my class had fitness exams. Nurses made all us little girls and boys stand in line for them to weigh us, saying the number out loud. All the girls were nervous to weigh more than 100 pounds. I stepped onto the scale, nervously preparing for a number in the hundreds. 99. I released a sigh of relief, pleased I didn't weigh…Continue
The Latino culture is a very diverse culture that consist of many types of Latinos. Unfortunately that is not reflective in mainstream media in the U.S and in several countries in Latin America . Many Latinas that are cast in shows and films are always the same in skin color, body shape, and accent. Many Latinas portrayed in the media we consume, are light skin women with the stereotypical body shape of a tiny waist with "curves in all the right places", often with a gifted chest and an…Continue
In a culture known for being full of machismo I am so proud to say that my confidence comes from the women in my family, because they are the definition of STRONG.
It all started with abuela Challito, my grandmother's mother who raised two girls and raised them well. She…Continue
Being from parents that are from Mexico, as the same of my brothers and the rest of my family; made me love my culture. Being from Mexico means that I have a very colorful and unique traditions. I'm proud of speaking Spanish, to celebrate my traditions and enjoy every tradicional dish.
I think that Mexico has beautiful places to visit. I think that our language is more extent, each state has its own traditional…
It comes from my mom, my aunts and my grandma. Those two woman are amazing and have taught me what hard work means. Since Mexico is a country where machos are all over the place, they have taught me to never depend on a man. I'm not saying that they are strong feminists. What I'm saying is that they never waited for a man to help them. My grandma raised by her self nine children, my aunts,…Continue