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11 GIFs That Perfectly Explain What Happens When You Watch TV With A Latina Mom

You tell yourself it’ll be fine, that just because last time was a disaster doesn’t mean this time has to be. That’s right. You’re about to watch TV with your Latina mom.

No matter how many times you tell yourself you’ll never watch TV with her again, you always find yourself back on the couch, hiding your face behind your hands. It’s fine, it happens. We won’t judge you! We’ll just commiserate. Here are 11 GIFs that perfectly describe what it’s like to watch TV with a Latina mom:

1. She insists on listening with the volume at full blast.

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It’s never loud enough, and she can never hear.

2. She yells at anyone who walks in the room during the show.

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You’re humiliated for your brother and papi and the family dog, but honestly, THEY SHOULD KNOW BETTER THAN TO WALK INTO A WAR ZONE.

3. She basically repeats every single thing you’ve literally just seen.

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You have to constantly say, “MA! You know I’m watching the same thing, right?” And so then she directs her yelling at you.

4. She gets mad at you for talking during the commercial breaks.

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It shouldn’t matter because they are COMMERCIAL BREAKS, but to your mother, you’re still disrupting “el show.”

5. She talks about the characters as if they’re real people.

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No matter how many times you try to reason with your mother and explain that they aren’t real people, she refuses to listen.

6. She pauses every five minutes to go to the bathroom and acts like it’s not a big deal.

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Take a deep breath. Relax. Try not to flip out on your mother because WHO IN THE WORLD HAS TO PEE EVERY FIVE MINUTES?!

7. She asks you for an IMDb rundown of every single actor that pops up.

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You try so hard to be patient and answer every question, but when your mom makes a big deal about the actor playing “silent background due #2,” it takes everything inside of you to not flip your lid.

8. There are times she asks you to recap the entire plot. Again. And again.

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“Why is that man holding a gun?” “Y esa mujer, who is she?” “What show is this?” MOM!

9. Sometimes you find out she’s been watching episodes without you, even though she INSISTS you watch together.

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HOW. DARE. SHE.

10. …And because she’s ahead, she then SPOILS the episode for you.

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But, if you’re being honest, watching TV with your mom is kind of the best. Although you’ll never admit it because you’ll never hear the end of it. Ever.

Plus, eventually…

11. You realize you’re doing ALL THE SAME THINGS your mom does.

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Can’t even try to fight it. We all turn into our moms, yelling at the TV and asking you to summarize the entire plot every 10 seconds.


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Do you watch TV with your mom? Tell us: HOW DO YOU SURVIVE IT?!

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Everything You Need to Know About Clare Crawley, the First Latina ‘Bachelorette’

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Everything You Need to Know About Clare Crawley, the First Latina ‘Bachelorette’

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On Tuesday night, the newest season of “The Bachelorette” premiered and, as usual, ABC is promising that this will be the most dramatic season ever. And although the show made headlines recently for finally casting their first Black male lead, it has also broken down another barrier. This season’s lead, Clare Crawley, will be the first Latina Bachelorette.

There has been little fanfare about Crawley’s status as the first Latina Bachelorette. Instead, people have been focusing on what is supposed to be a bizarre season. Rumor has it that Clare falls in love-at-first-sight with one of the contestants and cuts her season short. But still, we might be more excited about the fact that she is Latina!

Clare Crawley was born and raised in Sacramento to her Mexican-born mother, Lilia, and her American-born father, James.

When Clare Crawley first appeared on Juan Pablo Galavis’s season in 2014 (who was the first Latino Bachelor), she revealed that her mother was Mexican. Before she left for the show, viewers even saw Crawley’s mother suggesting that she bond with Galavis by speaking Spanish to him.

Although we never saw Claire speak Spanish with Juan Pablo, we did get to see her mother have a brief conversation with him in their native tongue (which was adorable).

Unfortunately, Crawley and Galavis did not work out, and the break up culminated in the legendary moment when Clare told Juan Pablo off for eliminating her after leading her on.

“I lost respect for you,” she infamously told him in the series finale. “What you just made me go through? I would never want my children having a father like you.” The epic speech instantly made her a fan-favorite.

Clare Crawley is the youngest of six sisters, whom she says she hangs out with “all the time.”

Her father passed away from brain cancer in 2004, and she still feels the pain of that loss. Also, on Tuesday night’s season premiere, she revealed that her mother is currently battling Alzheimer’s and dementia. Right before Clare went into quarantine before filming, her mother suffered a nasty fall, which Clare admitted took a mental and emotional toll on her.

We also know, based off her social media, how proud she is of her Mexican heritage.

When she appeared on “Bachelor in Paradise” in 2015 (which films in Mexico), she tweeted about how “beautiful” her “homeland” is.

Clare also consistently posts delicious-looking photos on her Instagram of authentic Mexican food.

Usually, these posts happen around the holiday season when Crawley and her family are gathering together and practicing Mexican traditions–like tamales and pan dulce at Christmas.

We can’t wait to watch the rest of this season! We hope Clare shares more about her culture with “The Bachelorette” viewers.

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Latinos Share What They Admire About Their Parents- “They got dirt, *poop* and oil on their hands so I would never have to”

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Latinos Share What They Admire About Their Parents- “They got dirt, *poop* and oil on their hands so I would never have to”

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You don’t have to be Latino to know how amazing and full of strength our parents are. Hard-working, filled to the brim with love and wisdom, Latino parents (whether still with us, deceased or pulling the weight of their household on their own) are the backbone of just about every Latino community (big or small).

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and the parents and abuelos who raised us we posed the question below.

From the question came an outpouring of answers and love.

Check them out below.

“Their bravery in coming here and the fact that they never settled for o.k.”- tlabax

“Definitely got to say i admire everything about my mother. The fact that she’s a single mother and not only raised me but others children as well all by herself. Worked several jobs throughout the years and still came home with no sleep all to take care of her loved ones. i’ve never met anyone more selfless, more caring, or more protective. As i’ve grown older i realize just how much her acts of kindness go such a long way for those around her. She is someone to live up to. I’d count myself lucky to be half the women she is today. Shes the one person i truly admire in this lifetime.”-v.mozqueda

“My parents dedication and commitment to giving us a life they never had the sacrifice to make sure that our family unit was a healthy one even if that meant apologizing to each other or to even us the unconditional love they showed even when we have wronged them and or fucked up in the worse way my parents are great and still show this and they deserve it all.”- alexis__polanco__


“My mother instilled a very strong work ethic in me. She was a single mother and never gave up. I am grateful she showed me what STRONG meant.”-jrespinosa93


“What I admire about my parents that they are so hardworking and have made so many sacrifices for me and my sister. They never give up and have been through a lot and have sticked together for more then 30 years.”-jocy_villas

“Serious answer though… they lived in so many countries when I was a child finally settling here in the United States. 🤷🏽‍♀️I have a panic attack about moving down the street , I can’t imagine picking up and leaving everything and everyone I love behind to start over in a strange country for the good of my kids .. talk about 10 toes down.”-420mee

“They got dirt, sh*t and oil on their hands so I would never have to.”- nrodriguez1322


There unconditional love, support and commitment to each other. 44 years together and counting.”- toyitabonita23


“Talking about my mamá….that she is an incredible mentor to countless women in her life…she has always been that way and somehow she is kind of unaware of that? She just does it, expecting nothing in return.”-camilabelen2

“Everything!! But at the top of my head at this moment I’d say their work ethic.”-mrsdelarosa0810

“The courage it took to leave their home in Cuba without knowing the language or culture, just to give their kids a better life. Te quiero Papa y Mamita.”-misael.929

“Shoot what don’t I admire about my mother? I admire the courage both my parents had by coming here with nothing and starting a new life. I admire how hard my mother worked, having two jobs and not speaking the language all just so she could provide for us. Gracias Mamí! I love you!”-jannet_pinon

“Their commitment to their children to be better educated, better life, better human beings with other people, to be proud of who we are and where we come from, to be good representatives of our countries so people change the stereotypes, of who we are.”-mangelinarmelvin

“Their communication and their dedication of raising their daughters to be prepare for the future. Strict or whatever I just know they want the best for us. I can’t wait to teach my children the same. Truly bless for their commitment of giving us everything especially love.”-shata_101

“My father worth ethic he instilled that into me and my siblings. And my moms lucha in everything that she did and still does.”-sjmomz

“My mom raised us in a single parent household. We never went to bed hungry, we were provided the essentials food, schooling. She never asked for assistance from anyone. She worked and still works very hard.”-2damoon4ever

“They loved each other until they passed away.”-ednamode50

“That they came to this country and nothing stopped them from accomplish their goals.”-tori_rose30

“They adopted me and provided for me despite being older people already.”-marquez_divasi

“Perseverance. Cuando se quiere se puede.”-themelissas

“The fact that I am still alive with this mouth of mine… I would’ve beat me😂😂. Every time My step kids do you some thing I call my parents and apologize.”-420mee


“they left everything in mexico to give their families a better future & they always put the needs of their family before their own.”-asusena_castillo15

“My mom is the toughest person I’ve ever met she’s a badass.”-guillermo83az

“Their determination to make a home in new place 100’s of miles away from their families. Their determination to learn a new language, and strive for more even when faced with opposition and heavy trials! For loving each other with every obstacle presented in the past 35 yrs, for teaching me and my sisters these and many more qualities! May we be a 10th of who they are and their amazing resilience to be more and achieve more!”-mcamakeupco

“The amount of strength they have to create a life for their family and still have compassion for others. Taking a very scary journey to get to America and never even talking about all they went thru. I never even heard my moms coming to America story until I was 23. Still haven’t heard the complete story only in pieces.”-haydeliko

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