By Grace Bastidas | 07/01/2011 - 14:00
Celebrate Independence Day this weekend by grabbing a basket and heading to the park for a festive Latin-style picnic.
Wicker baskets may be classic, but they lack personality. Instead, pick up a handmade palm basket ($137.44, directfrommexico.com), which features flowers and other traditional Mexican designs and can be used as decoration in your home during the colder months.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/28/2011 - 11:00
Since the death of her mother last month, Thalia has shared intimate details of her life via Twitter through personal photos and Tweets about her grief and happiness. The Mexican singer/actress’ most recent outpouring was about the death of her mother, Yolanda Miranda, and birth of her son, Matthew Alejandro Mottola.
By Lee Hernandez | 06/20/2011 - 14:30
Forget gynecological visits, sexy outfits and years of dating men — Nick Cannon says it was the birth of 'dem babies (twins Monroe and Moroccan) that taught his wife Mariah Carey what it means to belong to the fairer sex.
By Grace Bastidas | 06/14/2011 - 12:00
Single mothers suffer poorer health than married moms, according to a new study conducted by sociologists at Ohio State. Researchers, who surveyed 3,000 single and married mothers, found that women who had children out of wedlock were worse off by the time they reached their 40’s, even if they tied the knot along the way.
Except for Latinas, that is.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 04/21/2011 - 15:30
Immigrant children are the country’s fastest-growing group but their future and their ability to assimilate is in jeopardy unless something is done to improve their educational achievement, according to a new policy brief released by the Brookings Institute.
In its report, the independent think tank specifically calls the educational lag of Latino kids—who make up a quarter of school-age children in the U.S. and 5 million of whom have at least one undocumented parent—one of the biggest domestic problems facing the country.
By Angie Romero | 04/21/2011 - 14:43
We recently caught up with Jessica Alba, who is expecting her second baby with hubby Cash Warren, and has been snapped out and about a lot showing off her precious little bump.
By Mariela Rosario | 04/21/2011 - 08:30
Nicole Richie has one adorable family and she took them all on the road this past Fall so they could see daddy Joel Madden in action as the lead singer for rock group Good Charlotte.
It must have been quite the experience as the last place you'd think of dragging two toddlers would be on a rock & roll tour—but the kids obviously had a blast and Richie and Madden are clearly fantastic parents. Check out the video below to see little Harlow and Sparrow in action and catch the tour through Nicole's eyes:
By Irasema Romero | 04/15/2011 - 15:30
Latino parents may have more control over their children’s health than realized. A new study suggests the activity levels of Hispanic children closely parallel those of their parents.
The study, conducted by researchers from Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in Nashville, tracked the physical activity levels of 80 Hispanic parents and their preschool-aged children. Three months worth of data showed that Hispanic parents play a significant role in setting patterns of physical activity for their children.
By Mariela Rosario | 04/14/2011 - 11:15
Jessica Alba was recently featured in Italian Vogue in an incredibly fashion-forward photo shoot, taking another step in the direction of cementing herself as a style icon. But in addition to talking fashion, the actress also opened up about being a mommy and said that getting pregnant was the best thing she could have ever done to get over her body image issues.
By Mariela Rosario | 04/07/2011 - 11:29