This is a sponsored partnership between Centrum and LatinaMoms.com We live, and we learn, isn’t that the way it goes? It’s a popular phrase that often describes a challenging scenario. Got in an argument with your elder years ago? It happens. Stopped talking to your grandparents over ... View Post
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What Exactly is Generational Trauma?
A famous Burmese proverb says, “In times of test, family is best.” We have always been taught that family is a bond like no other, passing down thousands of genes that make us look alike and feel a natural affinity with one another. However, sometimes, our families are plagued by trauma stemming ... View Post
Abuela En Casa, Tips For Integrating Our Grandmothers Into Family Life Under The Same Roof
This is a sponsored partnership between Centrum and LatinaMoms.com It’s almost an assumed part of our Latino culture to care for our elders. In Latino families, grandparents are often cared for at home – we don’t necessarily rely on retirement homes of any kind. Sooner than later, ... View Post
Five Things That Help You Have A Healthy Brain
This is a sponsored partnership between Centrum and LatinaMoms.com We are constantly changing as we grow older. We change physically and mentally, and this includes our hobbies, too. However, you don't have to wait until you reach 50 to take care of your brain. Instead, why not challenge your ... View Post
Three Abuela Sayings That Never Fail When You Are Sick
This is a sponsored partnership between Emergen-C and LatinaMoms.com In Latin America, oral tradition is a fundamental pillar in preserving culture. We learn the recipes of our cuisine from our grandmothers, and the stories of our ancestors are told over dinner or while drinking coffee in the ... View Post
Four Traditions Inherited From Our Abuela and How We Have Adapted Them to a New Generation
Volkswagen sponsored content. If there is one thing we Latinos know, it is that nothing in excess is good — neither abuelita's caldo nor aunts' mistrust. The same goes for our traditions. And in Latino families, the pillar that sustains these traditions is usually precisely the ... View Post
How to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month as a Latina Mom
Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15th until October 15th, with a month of celebrations, events, and conversations promoting Hispanic heritage and honoring the diverse Hispanic traditions in this country. This month of celebration is split across two months, spanning from mid-September ... View Post
We Still Don’t Know How We Lived Without These Practical Parenting Items
Parenting is an experience that is constantly evolving. You never honestly know what to expect once your children are born and become one of the most important parts of your family. Even if you have been a parent for some time and feel like you are a pro, there is always room for learning. While ... View Post
Does Having In-Laws Really Make Life Easier?
When you decide to share your life with your significant other, you embark on a long journey of merging both of your lives. While many believe that sharing your life with someone else does not have to mean the end of your identity and independence, the reality is that your life does indeed ... View Post
Breaking Up Toxic Family Relationships Is Okay. Here’s How You Can Explain It to Your Little Ones
Have you ever heard the saying “Blood is thicker than water”? There is deep meaning behind this popular saying, as it implies that your family overweighs any other type of interpersonal relationship you may have. At the end of the day, your blood is what you will always have with you, whereas ... View Post
Let’s Talk About Faith. Is It Really Something We Inherit?
Faith is a vital concept. It implies blindly trusting in something you cannot perceive and sometimes understand. One of the most common forms of faith is framed around religion. Religion is a school of thought in which you have complete faith in a God and all His teachings and principles – the ... View Post
The Importance of Explaining Gentle Parenting to Past Generations
Growing up, I remember constantly feeling like I was walking on eggshells. My behavior was always dictated by how I thought my parents would react. As is often seen in our Latino culture, our parents and grandparents have an “aqui mando yo” kind of mentality. If you had a different perspective, you ... View Post