Giselle Castro

I'm the Editorial Assistant at Mamás Latinas. I was born and raised in New York City and graduated from St. John's University as a Journalism and English major, where I was a staff writer for the school newspaper, The Torch, and an on-air host and producer for the school's television club, WRED-TV. I have interned at Parenting, Self, Big Apple Parent magazines, and I love everything fitness and nutrition and enjoy trying out new foods. I'm also a movie buff and a fan of the TV shows Breaking Bad, Modern Family, and Arrested Development

I know I'm Latina when... non-latino friends tell me I'm shouting, but in my head I'm speaking in my normal tone of voice.

Giselle's Latest Posts

Something we all do cost this woman her life

Lying about what you look like and your age is a common thing people do on their Facebook profiles. One case involves a 45-year-old Indian housewife, Jyoti Kori, who masqueraded as a 21-year-old and carried on a three-year online relationship with 22-year-old Vineet Singh.

However, when the two finally met in person, things did not turn out as planned...

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Terrorists kidnap 234 girls from their school!


A group of 85 teen girls were said to have been kidnapped from a school in Nigeria, but now the numbers have risen. The Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok, Nigeria was attacked last Monday when suspected Islamic extremist rebels Boko Haram ambushed the school and forced the students onto buses and trucks.

Originally it was widely reported that 85 girls were taken, but parents are confirming that in reality it's 234 of them! OH MY GOD!

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Pregnant fitness trainer fights back against bullies


Yesterday I took a weight training class, which was taught by a pregnant instructor. It was pretty amazing! I was impressed by how fit she was and that she was still following her exercise regimen despite her pregnancy. I even commended her for it after class. So then why are people attacking personal trainer Sara Haley?

The petite 35-year-old mom has been receiving negative feedback for continuing to exercise while eight months pregnant. Um, excuse me?!

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Girl goes on the WORST first date ever, loses dog & TV!


First dates are always nerve-wracking as you always try to remain on your best behavior. However, one guy didn't get the memo and made his first date with one woman the most memorable ever. By that I mean, the WORST date she could have EVER imagined.

The victim's identity has not been revealed but she told police that the man's name was Joel. So what did Joel do on their first date that forced her to have the cops get involved?

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HUGE Oscar Mayer recall: everything you need to know!


Moms listen up! If you feed your children hot dogs on a regular basis then you NEED to hear about this recall. Kraft Foods has recalled 96,000 pounds of their Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners after a mislabelling on the product.

The company was alerted after one consumer noted something "different" about the food item and reported it. If you own these hot dogs, you MUST look out for this...

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