Carmen Ordonez

Carmen Ordonez is a Latina fashion and lifestyle expert, spokesperson and TV personality. She has been featured in numerous media outlets including The New York Times, NBC, Telemundo, People Magazine and is a regular guest on Univision's national morning show, Despierta America. When she isn't in front of the cameras, she is chasing her 15-month-old, Andres Sebastian, around the house (he loves to give her mini heart-attacks by climbing on everything!) She has been married for seven years with her husband Fernando Ordonez and lives in Miami, Florida with her hubby, toddler son and their two dogs (a beagle named Scrappy and Rottweiler Bear). In addition to Disney Baby, you can find Carmen on her fashion blog, Viva Fashion, where she writes about fashion on a budget.

3 Cosas Que No Me Dijeron Los Libros de Maternidad

Como padres nuevos, leímos casi todos los libros de como ser padres. “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”–lo leímos. “Happiest Baby on the Block”–lo leímos. Pero como sabes, nada en verdad te puede preparar para ser padres. Esos primeros meses cometimos varios errores, que ahora parecen tan cómicos. Estos son algunos de ellos –los que nunca lei en los libros de maternidad.

6 Tips for Feeding Baby Solids for the First Time

Feeding your little one solids for the first time can be a bit nervewracking, to say the least. I remember feeling so anxious, not knowing what to expect. There were some foods that our son absolutely loved and ones that were a bit more challenging. Here are a few tips and tricks that helped us along the way:

Latin Inspired: Toddler-Friendly Picadillo Recipe

Lately, I’ve been looking for quick and easy recipes that I can prepare for the entire family. The other day, I found this picadillo recipe that was a huge hit.

Picadillo is a traditional Latin American dish made up of ground beef, tomatoes, and other ingredients. This recipe also called for raisins, which gave it a nice, sweet taste. I’m from Miami and eat this dish all the time at Cuban restaurants, but it was the first time I actually tried making it at home. It was packed with flavor and so much easier to make than I thought. I mixed it with some rice, and my little one absolutely loved it. We had leftovers for the next day, which is always a lifesaver.

If you’re looking for a quick and easy dish with some Latin flavor, you might want to give this one a try. Here’s how to make it:

Kmart Baby Days Sale! Now Through 9/20

With the holiday travel season right around the corner, what better way to start getting ready than with Kmart’s Baby Days Sale going on now through September 20th? They have special sales on items from travel systems to play yards, plus you’ll also receive a free item on select purchases. Scroll through to check it out!

The Top 5 Places My Toddler Loves to Hide Things

It doesn’t help that I’m pretty forgetful as it is, but now I have a little tiny person that goes around hiding my things. I thought I was going crazy… “I mean I just put my remote control right here…where is it?!” From my car keys to my shoes, I turn around and they’re gone. Does this happen to you?

Luckily, I’ve learned all my son’s secret hiding spots. Without further adieu, here are his top five!

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