By Dorkys Ramos | 12/11/2008 - 16:22
You’ve received invites from mami, papi, los tios and the in-laws all begging you to bring the family over for the holidays. Meanwhile, the mere thought of piling the kids into the car for a road trip or making them behave on a three-hour long flight makes you hyperventilate. Well relax (and while you’re at it, breathe). Here’s how to keep temper tantrums and headaches to a minimum when traveling with your children so you can go ahead and RSVP.
By Latina Staff | 12/08/2008 - 17:26
Kids are what make the holidays the extra-special, warm and fuzzy occasion that they are. While we adults see all the merrymaking through jaded eyes, they're just thrilled to be unwrapping boxes with their new favorite things inside! Which is why our favorite part of the holiday season is choosing gifts for the little ones.
Start here for our roundup of presents for babies, toddlers, tweens and teens,
all with budding interests and personality traits of their own. Happy shopping!
By Mariela Rosario | 11/25/2008 - 13:32
Hola, fellow Mamis! My name is Carla and I'm a 27 year old Cuban Filipina American and where as most young women my age gab about late night cocktails, killer outfits and juicy sex gossip, my daily updates revolve around late night breastfeeding, poopy diapers and missing bobos (or pacifiers to some). In less than a year, I got hitched, knocked up and became responsible for another human being…oh and now, just 13 short months later, I found out that I'm pregnant again!
By Mariela Rosario | 11/18/2008 - 15:08
By BabyCenter | 10/15/2008 - 12:21
Now that you're pregnant, you've probably heard lots of advice about things you should and shouldn't be doing. A lot of times in Latino culture, these beliefs are based on traditional superstitions. Abuelita
may take them quite seriously, and these old beliefs are a part of our cultural heritage—but, they can also give us a good laugh!
By Mariela Rosario | 10/13/2008 - 12:00
“God, I’m fat. I need to go on a diet.”
Children, especially girls, are constantly bombarded with messages about how they should look. Don’t contribute to the problem and potentially set off a lifetime of problems with negative body image. Talk about a healthy eating plan, but stay away from the word “diet.” Always stress the value of being healthy rather than being thin.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/13/2008 - 11:54
As the global marketplace shrinks, more companies than ever are going to want employees who can speak Spanish fluently. Fortunately, we just need a little determination (and a lot of patience) to teach our children Spanish. There’s no excuse for not giving your children the language skills they need to get ahead. Here’s how: