By Vanessa Gonzalez-Plumhoff | 05/10/2013 - 12:31
I’m often asked why I decided to move across the country to work for Planned Parenthood. Ultimately, the reason was simple; it’s personal.
When I was 16, living in rural west Texas, I learned firsthand why it’s so important that women have access to birth control from high-quality health centers. I learned the hard way.
By Amaris Castillo | 04/29/2013 - 13:29
Horrifying. We just heard about a mother who forced her teenage adopted daughter to inseminate herself with donor sperm. The girl was only 14.
By Samantha Leal | 04/26/2013 - 10:15
Jessica Alba is gorgeous, but it seems the mother of two needed a little extra help when it came to toning up after giving birth to her second daughter, Haven, in 2011. She told Net-a-Porter, "I wore a double corset day and night for three months. It was sweaty, but worth it."
The star gave birth to Honor in 2008 followed by Haven three years later, and understands that mothers have different ways of getting back into shape. "It was brutal. It’s not for everyone,” she said.
By Samantha Leal | 04/19/2013 - 11:00
Michael Buble is finding out that the path to being a dad has some interesting moments. Married to the Argentine actress Luisana Lopilato, the duo are expecting their first child (a son) in August, and getting there was nothing like his sexy songs.
By Samantha Leal | 04/05/2013 - 10:03
Being a mami is wonderful. But sometimes you need that extra bit of advice to get you through – or at least a great recommendation for the perfect lipstick (so you can look good while dealing with a tantrum). Here are the top 10 best mom blogs on the web written by Latinas. And don't forget to check out our own mommy blog: Kristin Guerrero's Modern Mami!
By Samantha Leal | 03/27/2013 - 12:22
Well this is adorable! Target, yes the store you go to for towels and end up leaving with a potted plant and slip-n-slide, has launched a new baby ad campaign. With the tagline "The Adventure Begins Here," the ad features real familes and encourages celebrating those everyday parenting adventures -- from a successful swaddle to a splashy bath time.
Set to the lullaby "Clap Your Hands," sung by 16-year-old Paulina Cerrilla from Season 3 of The Voice, the ad is the first of its kind for target, as it's bilingual! The song features both English and Spanish lyrics.
By Sugey Palomares | 03/14/2013 - 11:11
Good morning chisme lovers! Grab your café and take a little break with us!
By Samantha Leal | 09/13/2012 - 09:59
A new study on Mexican-American immigrant mothers finds that they are less tense than Chinese or non-Latino white mothers and that they provide more "warm and supportive home settings."
By Angelica Sereda | 08/04/2012 - 15:00
Having a baby is, at the risk of sounding cheesy, life-changing. But even if you're ready for the next step, there are some things you're never really prepared for. Read on to find out just a few.
You will look at your parents in a completely different way You've heard them tell you before, "Wait ‘til you have your own kids..." Well, they’re right. Everything you put your parents through, the good, the bad and the ugly, you will appreciate them much more after having your own kids and you’ll have a new respect for mami and papi.
By Angelica Sereda | 07/27/2012 - 18:00
Now, perhaps more than ever, being bilingual is something that will help your child. But raising a bilingual child doesn't have to be a chore (even if you have limited language skills!). With a little creativity, you can make it fun for both of you.
Here are 5 ways to make learning espaňol fun:
1. Have them visit Abuela more often