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!)
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 10/01/2013 - 11:57
Paula Garces is one excited mami-to-be. As the Devious Maids star gets ready to welcome her second child to the world, she celebrated with friends and family at the Harbor Club at Prime in Huntington, New York. The beautiful shower was arranged by party planner Michael Russo, who handled all the details. Read below to find out how to throw the very best baby shower, Latina style!
Tip 1: It's all about comfort!