By First Lady Michelle Obama | 03/30/2011 - 16:05
I want to share with you a personal story in the hopes that it encourages you to get the most out of your doctor visits for your children.
A few years ago as a working mom, I had the best intentions to feed my kids healthy food on a budget, knowing that sometimes pizza or the drive thru were inevitable. But I was surprised when my pediatrician pulled me aside during an annual well-child visit and told me we needed to start paying better attention to what we were feeding our girls.
By Latina Staff | 03/09/2011 - 14:51
As Latina contributor Franziska Castillo reported in the March 2011 issue of Latina, while bullying cuts across all social and ethnic groups, some recent studies show a disturbing trend: Our niñas and niños are currently among the most bullied students.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/25/2011 - 09:30
When President Obama stands in front of the nation tonight for the State of the Union address, two Latinos will be seated right next to him in Michelle Obama's guest box.
By Miranda Noland | 12/13/2010 - 09:06
By Verky Arcos | 08/09/2010 - 17:27
Although there is much public controversy on Michelle Obama's choice to vacation in Southern Spain with her nine-year-old daughter, Sasha, and friends, we must admit it is a fabulous destination. Here are a few highlights of their trip:
Wednesday, Day one: Mother and daughter (along with security and friends) strolled along the cobbled streets of old town Marbella stopping at small shops.
By Verky Arcos | 08/09/2010 - 15:30
After a five-day tour of the southern region of Spain, First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughter, Sasha, ended their vacation yesterday with lunch at Spain’s royal family retreat on the resort island of Mallorca. King Juan Carlos, who gave a warm welcome to the First Lady by kissing her hand, Queen Sophia, and the fashionable Princess Letizia, greeted them.
By Miranda Noland | 08/09/2010 - 12:43
At the end of First Lady Michelle Obama and daughter Sasha's vacation in Spain last week, they met the Spanish royal family for lunch in Palma de Mallorca.
The classically beautiful Princess Letizia went head-to-head with America's fashionable First Lady. Mrs. Obama wore a white bow blouse, coral full skirt and shiny gold flats. Princess Letizia (above, right) dressed things up with a white one-shouldered sheath dress with a statement bauble necklace and nude platform sandals.
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By Mariela Rosario | 05/20/2010 - 14:30
First Lady Michelle Obama was caught off guard yesterday by a little girl in the second grade. While visiting a local elementary school in Silver Spring, Maryland with Mexican First Lady Margarita Zavala, a precocious little girl worked up the courage to ask Mrs. Obama a question: "My mom... she says that Barack Obama is taking everybody away that doesn't have papers."
By Miranda Noland | 05/20/2010 - 11:27
Mexican President Felipe Calderon and his wife paid a special visit to Washington DC this week. First ladies Michelle Obama and Margarita Zavala met with young children at a local elementary school while the President's held a press conference addressing the new immigration laws passed in Arizona. The activities culminated in President Barack Obama hosting a grand state dinner in Mexico's honor.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/23/2009 - 17:00
Can you believe it's been 10 years since people were freaking out over Y2K? As we head into a new decade, we thought it would be a great time to reflect on our favorite moments between 2000 and now. We have to hang on to the good times so that they can inspire us and offer hope for a promising future. Here's our little stroll down memory lane...
Mariela Rosario and Shani Saxon-Parrish