By Samantha Leal | 08/18/2014 - 15:51
August is National Breastfeeding Month, a campaign funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to bring awareness to the benefits of breastfeeding your baby. Are you doing the right thing by nursing your child — or not?
By Reyna Cazares | 06/09/2014 - 13:17
Growing up is hard enough. We live in a melting pot that makes most of us, if not everyone, go through identity issues at some point in life.
By Valerie Tejeda | 11/24/2013 - 11:00
“Heartbroken” sums up how Mexican American mom Jeanie Kastas felt when she discovered that her 10-year-old son, Jonathan, was being taunted at school.
“The kids were calling him names like ‘wetback’ and saying things like ‘go back to your country,’” she says. It devastated her to see her jovial little fifth grader turning into a sad, angry person. “I wanted to fix it,” says Kastas, whose son is not alone, considering that almost 28 percent of Hispanic students report being bullied, according to the National Center for Education.
By Latina Staff | 11/13/2013 - 15:49
Being a mami is no easy task, but we Latinas have somehow managed to make it through unscathed, and we have several creative methods to thank for that. (That we learned from our moms!). While you might have considered them loca when you were growing up, you've learned that sometimes, they're the best ways. Here are 10 signs you're a Latina mom:
1. Our mom instilled the importance of looking good, and that's not changing anytime soon. We don't do "soccer mom" haircuts. Even if we do drive our kids to futbol. (GOOOAL!)