November and December are the hardest months for people who want to lose weight. There are so many opportunities to slip up and gulp down hundreds of calories. Before the holiday season starts, I'd like to give you seven powerful tricks you can use to lower the chances of putting on that holiday weight.
Part of the beauty of being Latina is not just learning all about our rich and amazing culture, but the laughs we get from some of our moms' and abuelas' crazy superstitions. I can't tell you how many times I've been yelled at for placing my purse on the floor, accidently breaking a pocket mirror, or scratching away an itch on my palm. Looking back, these superstitions seem pretty ridiculous, but for years I actually believed them and I'm sure you did, too! Or maybe you still believe them. Hey, I'm not judging!Continue Reading >
Mother's Day is right around the corner, which means our families are rushing around for our last minute gifts. The truth is that every mom deserves a day of indulgence and pampering on this special holiday. When you consider all that moms do on a daily basis, it makes me wonder why we don't celebrate for an entire month. There are ways for you to celebrate what a big deal you're. Relax and give yourself some TLC with these quick and carefree tips. Make this Mother's Day the most memorable one yet!Continue Reading >
My son was just six months old for his first Christmas, so of course, he had no idea that anything special was happening. But that didn't stop me and my husband from making a huge deal out of it. Any parent knows that the holidays become infinitely more special when there's a child involved. Teaching them why we celebrate, introducing them to our favorite family traditions and in a way getting to experience the joy of the season through the eyes of a little one is all so much fun. And let's not forget, most of us count childhood holidays as some of our fondest memories.
As much as I love the holidays, there's no denying they can be a hazard to your health if you're not careful. Yes, it's true. Major holidays are some of the busiest days for emergency rooms across the country. Sure your celebrations may seem fairly benign, but there's actually tons of possibility for dangerous situations that most of us never even consider. Here you'll find a list of some of the most important dangers to avoid this Thanksgiving.
We often don't think of famous people as army brats, but they're out there! Growing up in military families has its pros and cons, but there is no lack of pride about it. Just like average folks, these celebs had to bounce around from state to state or live abroad due to their family members serving this country. In honor of Veterans Day, we are counting down eleven celeb army brats that are proud of their servicemen and women.
DIY crafty gifts are a Mother's Day staple--preschoolers have been whipping up macaroni necklaces in honor of the holiday, probably since the noodle was first invented. But despite how precious your little baby looks when he presents it to you, that sweet token of his love and appreciation isn't likely to see the year out. I mean you can only hold onto so many never-to-be-worn-out-of-the-house necklaces and rings before it's time to purge your popsicle stick jewelry box. While obviously it's the sentiment that counts, this year, you can help your kids create some gorgeous and meaningful gifts for all of the moms in your life. Just be warned, you may have a hard time parting with some of these gems!Continue Reading >
It's Valentine's Day and what better way to kick off the holiday than by checking out the annual love-themed Google Doodle? In honor of the special day, this year's Doodle features a collection of six love stories told through clickable candy hearts. The stories, provided by public radio show This American Life, are so adorable and heartwarming, you're sure to love them, regardless of whether you're single or taken this holiday.Continue Reading >
A Fox News reporter—and his nationwide viewers—were taken by surprise on New Years Eve when he gave one clearly intoxicated woman a chance to give the country a shout-out on air and she cursed into the camera instead. Woops! Note to on-air reporters: before you hand a random person a mic on live television, you might want to check to see how much they've been drinking!
"We got five minutes 'til 2014 and we're gonna f*** s*** up!" the woman screams into the camera. Clearly, the anchor wasn't expecting that. The slightly panicked look on his face is priceless!Continue Reading >
The holidays can be a wonderful time, they can also be an extremely stressful time especially for all the mamás out there. We take on a lot all year long and then during the holidays we take on even more. I know we are powerful mujeres and all, but we are only human. I really want you to remind yourself of that this holiday season. Repeat after me, "I am only human." You need rest, you need help, and you also deserve to enjoy the season. Am I right or am I right? I'm right, right?! So let's go over three ways the holidays can make any mom lose it and how we can stay sane instead.Continue Reading >