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18 Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips for Parents

It is estimated that more than 41 million children will trick-or-treat nationwide this Halloween. The nation’s emergency physicians offer a few tips to make sure that your child stays safe and that any fright is the fun kind – that doesn’t include a health scare or trip to the emergency department. We recommend: 10 of […]

#SaboreaTuCultura with this Risotto with Gandulez and Carne Frita Recipe

Disclaimer: This blog post is part of a compensated campaign with Dime Media and Sedano’s, however, all opinions are my own. When I have a craving for Cuban buñuelos (often!), I go to my local Sedano’s in the Doral area in Miami and grab one of their Cuban buñuelos at their bakery and if I’m […]

America’s Top 5 High-Tech Haunted Attractions

Let’s face it, we Americans are hard to impress. As the most technologically advanced and creative nation worldwide, expectations are high in entertainment. Want to build a Halloween attraction to scare visitors and build it into a profitable business? You better be both an engineer and an artist.   “We are talking high budget 4D, […]

[Shopping] 50 Cute & Chic Halloween T-Shirts for Moms & Teens You Can Buy Online

You are probably the mom who want to be a good sport and show you are a cool mom that loves wearing costumes, but deep inside you wish you moms could be exempt from dressing up. Pretend no more and reach a happy medium with a chic & cute halloween t-shirt that you can easily […]

[For Teens] 25 Mother’s Day Gifts Under $25 You Can Buy Online

Put that allowance or babysitting money to good use by showing your mom how much you are grateful for all you do with these fashionable items that for sure will brighten her day….and make her look even more beautiful. These Mother’s Day gifst are perfect for the Spring and summer months, so she’s sure to […]

Motherhood By The Numbers, According to the US Census

Anna Jarvis organized the first Mother’s Day observances in Grafton, W.Va., and Philadelphia, Pa., on May 10, 1908. As the annual celebration became popular around the country, Jarvis became the driving force behind Mother’s Day and asked members of Congress to set aside a day to honor mothers. She succeeded in 1914, when Congress designated […]

Latino Children: The Future of the City of Charlotte

Article was first published in Charlotte Agenda. The face of Charlotte is changing. According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, there are nearly 41,000 students that speak a different language than English at home, with Spanish being in the top five. Hispanics make up 23% of CMS enrollment for the year and are the fastest-growing demographic. Eighteen schools are more […]

[Shopping] 50 Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Stylish Mompreneur

Our founder, Cristy, is the ultimate mompreneur. She juggles two digital businesses and two teen girls with passion, discpline, hard work….and lots of love. That’s why we decided to find the best gifts she’ll LOVE to receive this Valentine’s Day – and if she would love it, we are sure other mompreneurs will do too! […]

[Ask Lina] How can I raise a happy child?

Time and again when I ask parents what they wish for their children they respond with “I just want them to be happy”.  But how exactly does one do that? What exactly is happiness? The truth is that happiness is a way of being but not a constant.  To be happy you must also experience […]

How to do a Half-Up French Braid Ponytail for Halloween

Braids are totally in this season, and what better way to wear one than on Halloween! This sleek hairstyle will go with various costume ideas and offers lots of versatility.  Whether you’re putting on a work appropriate costume, strutting around campus or impressing friends at a party, rocking a trending hairstyle is always a good idea! […]

Join Us for the Milk Life #herencialeche Twitter Party

This is part of a sponsored campaign with DiMe Media & milk life, all opinions are approved by this platform.  It’s no secret that Latinos love ‘leche’ – from ‘arroz con leche’ to a liquado or the beloved ‘café con leche’ many Latino recipes include milk. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Milk Life […]

[En Español] Cómo crear una cena en casa inspirada en el ‘Dia de los Muertos’

Día de los Muertos ha ganado popularidad en los últimos años, especialmente en el mundo de la moda y de la cultura pop, ¿pero conoces el rico simbolismo detrás de la comida y las decoraciones de esta fiesta tradicional mexicana? Cada primero y 2 de noviembre, familias y amigos honran la vida de sus seres […]

[Ask Lina] [Video] A 5th Grader Asks: Is it possible to have a bad feeling everyday?

“Ask Lina” is a special editorial series where we invite you to send us your parenting questions in the comments below and our teen & tween emotional expert, Lina Acosta Sandaal, gives you tips that will help you navigate these crucial “in-between years.” The reality is that we, adults, are not the only ones who have […]