By Samantha Leal | 07/20/2012 - 14:00
A new study shows that children bear the greatest burden of U.S. deportation policies, which cause many of them to exhibit signs physically and emotionally, reports Fox News Latino. These symptoms include loss of appetitie, increases in crying and upset behavior, sleeplessness, clingy behavior, an increase in fear and anxiety and a general fear of law enforcement officials.
By Samantha Leal | 07/12/2012 - 12:51
New father and Dancing With the Stars champion J.R. Martinez admits that his mindset has definitely changed now that he has a baby, reports People. While appearing on the Bethenny show to talk about his daughter, Lauryn Anabelle ("Belle" for short), the Iraq war veteran gushes about his girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones and his newfound love of her assets.
By Samantha Leal | 06/21/2012 - 10:06
Latina teen pregnancy is down 33 percent, hitting its lowest point since 1976, reports a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In fact, pregnancy rates for all teens between the ages of 15 and 19 are down, falling 40 percent overall from 1990 to 2008 (that latest year the data is available).
The main reason teen pregnancy is down? More effective use of birth control methods.
By Samantha Leal | 05/22/2012 - 17:30
Top Latina bloggers were invited to the White House this past weekend, where they were given insight into professional development by a panel of key female executives, as well as given a policy brief covering education and health, reports NBC Latino. Cecilia Munoz, the Director of Domestic Policy at the White House, opened the policy speech by talking about education and student loans.
By Verky Arcos | 05/11/2012 - 11:11
We caught up with Jessica Alba, mother of 3-year-old Honor and 7-month-old Haven, at The National Mother’s Day Committee’s “Outstanding Mother Awards” in New York City, to get the scoop on how she balances motherhood and acting. The key to sanity? Sleep schedules!
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By Grace Bastidas | 04/19/2012 - 16:44
Jessica Alba is in Toyko, Japan this week with her entire brood: hubby Cash Warren and daughters Honor and Haven. And although she makes traveling with a three-year-old and an eight-month-old baby seem like a breeze, we know it’s not always easy. You have to consider how to deal with layovers and jetlag, how to keep them entertained, how to get picky eaters to try new foods and a slew of other concerns.
By Sugey Palomares | 03/14/2012 - 11:35
Jessica Alba shows off her daughters Haven, 7-months, and Honor, 3, for a picture perfect Parenting magazine cover. The Mexican actress, who plays an action-packed mother in Spy Kids, reveals that she is on the driver’s seat when it comes to disciplining her girls.
By Amaris Castillo | 12/21/2011 - 09:13
Luis Fonsi has received an early holiday present – a baby!
The Boricua singer and his girlfriend, Spanish model Agueda Lopez, are now proud parents. People en Español is reporting that their baby girl, named Mikaela, was born yesterday at 1:46 p.m. in Miami, Florida.
By Mariela Rosario | 09/23/2011 - 14:30
Christina Milian, who turns the big 3-0 Monday, September 26th, recently opened up about the challenges of balancing her career with being a single mami.
“With the career that I have, it’s very spontaneous. You never know when a job is going to pop up [and] where you’re going to be, so it could be a challenge to figure out traveling with the baby or who’s around that can help me out," she admitted. "I have a nanny, thank God, so she has made my life a lot easier.”
By Mariela Rosario | 09/12/2011 - 13:45
Latina's Editorial Director Galina Espinoza caught up with a positively glowing Jessica Alba making her first red carpet appearance since giving birth to her second daughter Haven barely a month ago. The new mommy looked absolutely radiant but admitted to a little anxiety at the prospect of leaving her newborn baby for so long for the very first time.