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:
By Mariela Rosario | 09/18/2008 - 12:49
If you were ever in a car accident during a routine errand run, would you be sure that your little one was safe in the back seat? In 2007, a study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) showed as many as half of child passengers ages four to seven were not properly restrained, either using seat belts before they were ready (35%), or not restrained at all!
By Latina Staff | 07/22/2008 - 17:50
I Hate Sex!
I have been married for about seven months, and I have come to the point where I hate sex! I used to love it when it was exciting and spontaneous. But now it’s like a job. I love my husband, but I think he expects sex from me every night. I feel suffocated all the time. I’m going loca over here, so please send me one of your famous consejos my was, por favor!
-Turning Frigid in Louisiana
By smundhra | 07/10/2008 - 16:06
She may have had that pregnancy glow on her face, but Jessica Alba isn't thrilled with what impending motherhood has done to the rest of her. "I never felt less sexy," Jessica says to Cosmopolitan UK of her time as an expectant mom. "I mean, I wouldn't have changed it for the world ... but I wanted to get rid of all the weight."
By Latina Staff | 05/20/2008 - 17:05
Cash Warren has made an honest woman out of Jessica Alba. People.com reports that the couple, who are expecting their first child together this summer, secretly married yesterday. No more details are available at the moment, but Jessica's publicist has confirmed the happy news. Stay tuned to Latina.com for updates!