Must-Follow Mondays: Latina Blogs
Hispanic Heritage Month wraps up on October 15, and this week we’re spotlighting some fabulous Latina blogs you must read. Check out some of our picks and remember, our list is just a start. We want to hear your picks, too!
Former BlogHer Section Editor Kathy Cano-Murillo’s mission is to promote, celebrate and share in the American craft experience. Her blog, Crafty Chica, has lots of DIY tutorials for Mexican-American inspired projects, including lots of sugar skull designs just in time for Dia de los Muertos.
Want to know what’s happening? Fausta updates her blog daily with the latest news and commentary from Latin America and Washington, D.C. Check Fausta’s Blog every Monday, when she rounds up what’s going on in her Carnival of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Good Day Regular People
Alexandra Rosas makes me cry. And she will make you cry, too. In a good way. In addition to her stories about life and kids, Alexandra has been writing touching and honest posts about taking care of and saying goodbye to her Colombian mother.
Chef and recipe developer Meseidy Rivera brings the flavors of Puerto Rico to your computer, with her mouthwatering photos and recipes at The Noshery. Pumpkin fritters? Pastelillos de carne? Yes, please!
If you are raising kids to be bilingual in Spanish and English, then you must check out Ana Flores’ and Roxana Soto’s site Spanglish Baby. The team of contributors offer the latest tips and resources for teaching your children Spanish, and offer a variety of personal stories so no bilingual mami has to feel alone.
The Wise Latina Club
Founded by veteran broadcast journalist Viviana Hurtado, the Wise Latina Club has grown from its base of political commentary on issues affecting the Latino community, and now includes cooking, health, education and lifestyle tips with an emphasis on Latin traditions and culture.
There are so many awesome and influential Latina bloggers out there. What are your favorite Latina blogs? Tell us in the comments!
See all of our Must-Follow Mondays here!
News and Politics Editor Grace Hwang Lynch blogs about raising an Asian mixed-race family at HapaMama.