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Self-appreciation Acrostic Poems

Gifted

Intelligent

Resilient

Life

Gorgeous

Independent

Respectful

Loving

Beautiful in any shape

Over the moon, happy

Decent with your shape

You're very pretty no matter what!…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 5, 2016 at 11:45am — No Comments

Name Acrostic Poems

Jackie:

Just

Amazing

Cute

Kind

Intelligent

Elegant…



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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 5, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Bullying Advice

Latinitas gave advice to questions about bullying.

"My friend was being bullied because she was too dark. I didn't know what to do since the boys didn't really care when people confronted them. What do I do in this type of situation when the boys don't listen?"

First, tell an adult. If the bullying is happening at school, tell a teacher. If it is happening in your neighborhood, tell a parent or guardian. Know that you are not being a tattle-tale by doing this; you are…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 5, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Ban Bossy

I'm going to ban bossy by...

  • I'm going to stop playing with my hair every time I speak up in class.
  • I'm going to start to raise my hand more.
  • I'm going to try new things.
  • I'm going to stop playing with my hair when I'm shy.
  • I'm going to pick up trash to make the world different.

Added by Latinitas Intern on July 5, 2016 at 10:42am — No Comments

Story of My Life

Hi, my name is Rossana and I am 11 years old. I was born on October 25th, 2004 in El Paso, TX. What I like to do is draw, dance, and chill with friends. I have one brother and one sister. I'm about to go to Ysleta Middle School. I want to be a doctor when I grow up.

I was born on July 3rd, 2003 in El Paso, TX in Las Palmas Hospital. I went to Canyon Hill Middle School. :) I was in AVID (for college readiness). I was raised in the FDR's. I went to Whitaker Elementary from…

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Latinitas Give Advice: How Can I get Through Bullying?

A letter is written to Latinitas anonymously and different Latinitas give their point of view and personal advice.

 

How can I get through bullying?

Bullying is tough. Adults and teachers and talk shows advise you to ignore the problem, but I know that's much much easier said than done. The good thing about bullying, is that it's based completely on falsehood. Anything that someone says to you that makes you feel…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 1, 2016 at 10:25am — No Comments

Latinitas Give Advice: How Can I Be More Independent?

A letter is written to Latinitas anonymously and different Latinitas give their point of view and personal advice.

 

What would help me in this scenario?

How can I be more independent as in taking care of myself and my family?

Both of my parents aren't home right now and I have to do things on my own now.

Umm this is hard to give advice to but I'm going through the same thing. I still…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 1, 2016 at 9:58am — No Comments

Latinitas Give Advice: My Friend is Depressed

A letter is written to Latinitas anonymously and different Latinitas give their point of view and personal advice.

My friend is depressed. She doesn't talk about how she feels.She struggles in school, was separated from her real mom and is being raised by her Grandmother. She is sad and lonely. How can I help her?

She can get professional help or to let go of her past and keep moving. She needs to understand that she's a strong and independent…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on July 1, 2016 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Self-esteem v. Photoshop

Hello chicas! Let me give you the latest: Latinitas was present last Saturday April 30th at Anthony Middle School to present the workshop BeYounique. This workshop emphasized the controversy of body image and media, focusing on the low self-esteem some girls may experience concerning media photos or even images from models which are modified by the use of Photoshop.

One of the many activities presented at this workshop consisted of writing a letter for the editor of such magazines, the… Continue

Added by Latinitas Intern on May 2, 2016 at 1:20pm — No Comments

Send us your poetry.

Attention poets! Help us celebrate National Poetry Month & submit your poetry to be published in Latinitas. Submit your poetry as a blog on mylatinitas.com or submit it online here: http://laslatinitas.com/…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on April 13, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Tips for college

Some girls share with us what they have learned and wath advices they woul give to girls on how to do good in college.

Maggie: I learned that time management, dedication, and responsability is a key to do great in college. Being involved in organizations and in social communities can really help you fit in and get familiar with the college and other students, this helps build relationships. Maintaining good grades and GPA in high school and taking AP and dual credit classes can really…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on April 8, 2016 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Why it is important to go to college

We had some of our girls write down why it is important to go to college and also to write some advices they will give to their future selfs. This is what they share with us:

-It is important to go to college because you get an education and you get a good job to gain great amoun of money

-Dear future me, college is very important because now on days you can't get a good job.

-It is important to go to college ecause you can get a good career and so you can grow…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on April 8, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Stay Teen Workshop

During the workshop Stay Teen, some of our Latinitas wrote an essay about teen pregnancy. Here's what they had to share.

Why are teen pregnancies a problem?

High School can be tough. Fitting in, relating, having common experiences, it all becomes very complicated to the individual. Sex is being talked about and peers start to openly express their…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on March 21, 2016 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Here's some advice!

   Young Latinitas gave some advice on issues that may affect all of us at one time to another. We have all dealt with anxiety, bullying or being shy on certain occasions and even senioritis once that final year of high school arrives. We get it....we've all been there, and these girls are here to give some advice on some of these issues. Here's what you can do if you ever find yourself in these situations.

1.HOW DO YOU DEAL WITH…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on March 18, 2016 at 10:55am — No Comments

Guest Blogger On Being A Chica Poderosa

We'd like to thank one of our featured guest bloggers from El Paso, Lisa Amaya, for contributing to our blog-a-thon! Lisa is employed by Gannett working on sales for the El Paso Times. She went to school at the New Mexico University and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in journalism and a minor in history. Her own personal blog, Life of an El Paso Woman, focuses on a variety of topics from…
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Added by Latinitas Intern on March 4, 2016 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Women History Month Celebration

We are celebrating women history month and we ask our ourl girls to answer some questions for us. We ask them what do they do for their community, who Latina do they admire, why is it important for women to have equal opportinities, what adivce would they like to share with other girls and why are they proud of being strong Latinas. This is what they share with us:

"I help my community by picking up trash that is in the streets or in all the community. I also help my community…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on March 4, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

About Me

We made one actibity in wich the girls told us something about themeselve. Here is what they share with us.

"My favorite food is China food. My favorite color is pink and black. My favorite subject is math. My favorite thing to play with is a oxbox and shopkins. My favorite thing to investigate is about african american."     -Arely Tarin

"A mi me gusta ir a jugar con Carolina, Isabella and Angie. Mi comida favorita es la pizza. A mi me gusta la pelicula de mi…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on March 4, 2016 at 2:46pm — No Comments

TIPS TO BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE PART 2

Dear Friend,

There is a lot of ways that you can boost your confidence. You can think positively about yourself, don't care what other people think of you. Don't compare yourself to other people be yourself and be proud to be yourself.

Your friend,

Merab

Dear friend I know things can get tough, but always remember who you are and think about the people that love you. Always have a high…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on February 19, 2016 at 12:25pm — No Comments

TIPS TO BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE

Dear Friend

I know you feel down, but I am going to give you some tips that  have helped me. Here's tip 1 every morning you woke up give yourself a pep talk. Tip 2 list everything positive about yourself and add more everyday. Tip 3 spend time with friends and family to help boost your confidence. Last, tip 4 to ignore all the bad things and focus on the good ones because you want to keep those memories for a lifetime.

Sincerely, …

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Added by Latinitas Intern on February 19, 2016 at 11:37am — No Comments

WHY IS CONFIDENCE IMPORTANT

Confidence means when you don't feel afraid to do anything. 

Your attitude and your feeling brings you confidence.

You can compliment yourself to boost your confidence.

When you have low self-esteem you can commit bad things you will start wanting to harm yourself and be blaming your parents on how you look. 

Confidence is a feeling or showing about yourself.

What brings down your confidence is being a shy person. 

To boost your confidence…

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Added by Latinitas Intern on February 19, 2016 at 11:09am — No Comments


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