By Angie Romero | 06/09/2010 - 08:15
Face it: There are just some things that men—especially NON-Latino men—need to know when it comes to dating a Latina. Like, trying to pick one of us up with: "Mami, ven aquí/I want to be your papi chulo, can't you see?" will get you clowned. (You are not my child and you are also not Diddy).
By Ylonda Gault Caviness | 04/21/2010 - 14:39
When is the last time you asked for help?
If you're like most Latinas, you probably can’t even remember. And believe it or not, that one little word, "help," can unlock the secret to your mental health.
By Mariela Rosario | 02/17/2010 - 12:00
The NY Times recently ran a heartbreaking story about Elizabeth Drummond and Segundo Encalada, a couple who were married with children when Encalada was forced by immigration officials to take a "voluntary departure" back to Ecuador. A lawyer advised the Drummond-Encalada family that the process of obtaining a visa from a United States Consulate in Encalada's native Ecuador would take two months to a year.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/14/2009 - 14:39
Laura Posada is more than just the wife of famed Yankees all-star baseball catcher Jorge Posada. She’s also a lawyer, a certified personal trainer, cofounder of The Jorge Posada Foundation and a devoted mom of two beautiful children, Jorge Luis, 8, and Paulina, 5.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/20/2008 - 16:45
As if worrying about black cats and broken mirrors weren’t enough, you also had mami threaten you with facial distortion if you opened the fridge with a hot head. And if you dared to strike her, forget it! Your hand would hang out of your coffin forever (probably after she was through with you). Caught between belief and skepticism, all you knew for sure was that you were not going to test them out. In the spirit of Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, here are fifteen other superstitions that still haunt us to this day:
By Mariela Rosario | 09/08/2008 - 14:38
You've probably read about all of the harsh chemicals in everything from your favorite beauty products to the water bottle you use to work out. Sure, detoxifying your life might seem like an uphill battle, but with a little education, you'll see it's not nearly as heard as it seems! Here are three ways to make sure your family is living la vida verde.
Step 1: Detox your beauty and bath products.
By Mariela Rosario | 07/14/2008 - 13:15
She's only 15, but Allie Mulvihill is worried about much more than getting her driver's license or what she's going to wear to prom. This young Latina fears she may be seperated from the only family she has ever known and forced to return to a country she hasn't seen in 13 years.