Category: Cultural Identity Crisis

Where Are The Latino Authors on NYT Notable Children’s Books 2013?

Where Are The Latino Authors on NYT Notable Children’s Books 2013?

Over and over the lesson I've learned is that if we (as a group) are not seen, we will be forgotten. As a parent I do my best to expose my boys to all...

Latinas THINK BIG ~ My Big Idea

Latinas THINK BIG ~ My Big Idea

In June 2012, I attended a Twitter party and the topic was LATINA LEADERSHIP. From that party, developed an online group now known as ELLA Leadership Institute. I'm fortunate enough to connect with extremely...

Latino Americans on PBS

This is part of a compensated campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and Ford.  However, all opinions expressed are my own. Last Tuesday my family and I watched the second part of the series LATINO...

“Yo soy”, I am Latino/Chicano/Mexicano

“Yo soy”, I am Latino/Chicano/Mexicano

  I would like to thank Ms. QueMeansWhat for hosting me this past month, and you dear readers for tuning in. I have had fun sharing my thoughts and reflections on aspects of my...

I’m An Aguacate – A Guest Post from Jose José Gonzalez

I’m An Aguacate – A Guest Post from Jose José Gonzalez

This week we continue with thoughts on identity. Last week I shared about my developing identity as an educator. Now I delve into an idea that I think is still fresh in the Latino...

A Latina identity crisis resolved – Guest Post from @MoreThanLatina

A Latina identity crisis resolved – Guest Post from @MoreThanLatina

This is a ‘borrowed’ guest post from the talented writer, Libby I. Juliá-Vázquez. I had the privilege of meeting her last Spring at Hispanicize 2012. I had been a fan of her work already and...

Mexican Moms Do Parenting Best – A Daughter’s Love (Guest Post) #MexicanMoms

Mexican Moms Do Parenting Best – A Daughter’s Love (Guest Post) #MexicanMoms

Feeling God’s love in my heart. Smelling Imari perfume and finding comfort. Seeing mothers and daughters shopping together, laughing together and just simply loving each other. Those are just a few things that remind...

Does eating Mac & Cheese make you less Latino? #LOL #LatinaProblems

Does eating Mac & Cheese make you less Latino? #LOL #LatinaProblems

This is NOT an endorsement or a paid review for any product, network or service. The commercials just really made me laugh, I had to share. I enjoy being a customer of Dish Network...

Dos Pocitos: A Play in San Antonio

Dos Pocitos: A Play in San Antonio

It’s 2026 in “Texaco”, the ungoverned, lawless territory formerly known as South Texas. Here a few struggling residents remain, constantly embattled with drugcartels, military and occasional interlopers. With a nod to the past, and an eye to...

San Antonio’s Mariachi’s Got Talent

San Antonio’s Mariachi’s Got Talent

A dear friend of  mine loves the NBC show America’s Got Talent. She says it is so inspiring to see people completely go for their dreams. I agree! And now, an amazing voice is all the...