Episode 71: How to Raise Bilingual Children with Maritere Bellas from Latina Boomer Mom

Episode 71: How to Raise Bilingual Children with Maritere Bellas from Latina Boomer Mom

In today’s episode of the podcast, we had the pleasure of diving deep into the world of bilingual parenting with none other than Maritere Rodriguez Bellas, a prominent figure in the bilingual and bicultural parenting space. Maritere, an award-winning author and mentor, shares her personal journey and practical tips for parents navigating the path of…

Episode 70: Saying Goodbye to La Mujer Limpia: The Pressures of Having a Clean Home as Latina Moms

Episode 70: Saying Goodbye to La Mujer Limpia: The Pressures of Having a Clean Home as Latina Moms

As modern Latina mothers, we often carry the weight of cultural expectations when it comes to maintaining a clean and spotless home. The pressure to embody the role of the ultimate “mujer limpia” can be overwhelming, leaving us feeling like we are constantly falling short. In today’s society where juggling work, kids, and personal well-being…

Episode 69: Balanced Madrehood – Navigating Cultura and Modern Parenting

Episode 69: Balanced Madrehood – Navigating Cultura and Modern Parenting

As a Latina mom on a mission to redefine the meaning of madrehood, I am here to guide you through the complexities of motherhood as a modern Latina mom. Creating a Space for Us Latina Moms At Viva la Mami, my goal is to provide you with knowledge, tools, and support to navigate the challenges…

Episode 68: Reclaiming Your Cultura as a Modern Mom

Episode 68: Reclaiming Your Cultura as a Modern Mom

As a modern mom, do you find yourself overwhelmed by the pressures of keeping up with the latest parenting trends and gadgets? Are you constantly seeking validation from online sources, rather than relying on your instincts and heritage? In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to get caught up in the pursuit of perfection in motherhood….

Episode 67: Rekindling Sex and Intimacy Post-Baby with Ana Lopez from Sex in Spanglish

Episode 67: Rekindling Sex and Intimacy Post-Baby with Ana Lopez from Sex in Spanglish

In today’s episode, I’m excited to have Ana Lopez rejoin us, bringing her invaluable insights and fresh updates since her last appearance in Episode 19. Ana is a proud Latina, a distinguished sexologist, certified sex and life coach, and a keen smut consultant. Drawing from her rich background in therapy and coaching, she dedicates her…

Episode 66: Finding Your Mami Tribe: How to Build Community With Latina Moms

Episode 66: Finding Your Mami Tribe: How to Build Community With Latina Moms

As a modern Latina mom, the journey of motherhood is interwoven with cultural heritage, personal beliefs, and shared experiences. In this episode, I dive into the significance of finding our Latina mom tribe – a community of women who understand the complexities of our unique journey. Together, we navigate the intricate experiences of madrehood, blending…

Episode 65: Navigating Unsolicited Advice From Family Members

Episode 65: Navigating Unsolicited Advice From Family Members

Ever feel bombarded with advice from your amazing, but sometimes exagerada familia? We all love and appreciate their wisdom, but their well-meaning comments on raising our little ones can feel like information overload! From comments on breastfeeding to opinions on baby food and discipline, navigating this territory with respect and grace can be a challenge….

Episode 64: How To Set Boundaries With Your Latino Family

Episode 64: How To Set Boundaries With Your Latino Family

This episode is all about setting boundaries, especially with our amazing, but sometimes exagerada familia. We all know and love them, but sometimes their well-meaning advice or uninvited opinions can feel overwhelming. For example, maybe your mamá keeps stopping by unannounced, or your tía [aunt] insists on giving unsolicited advice on how to raise your…

Episode 63: Strategies For Achieving Balance As A Latina Mom

Episode 63: Strategies For Achieving Balance As A Latina Mom

In this episode I discuss the challenges of finding balance in motherhood, especially for modern Latina moms. As moms, we try to do everything on our own, such as managing household chores, but the importance of delegation and time management is crucial if you want to create balance. On this episode, I provide practical strategies…