By anonymous | 12/13/2010 - 08:00
When Latina was looking for a woman to write about what it means to be a modern day Latina mom, there was no doubt Natalie Morales of the Today show was it. Brazilian and Puerto Rican, Natalie juggles 2 kids, a full time job and all the unique challenges that come with being a mom and being Latina.
By Lizzy Sise | 11/11/2010 - 18:00
Young mothers now have a new tool in the quest to be the best mami's they can be. An innovative service called Text4baby is a free mobile health initiative started by the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition to provide reminders and vital information about everything from vaccinations to child development for new and expectant mothers.
By Mariela Rosario | 08/25/2010 - 12:15
Tom Horne is on a mission. The wanna-be politician, in the running to become Arizona's next attorney general, is determined to keep kids who can't prove they are American citizens from attending school.
By Mariela Rosario | 06/02/2010 - 17:00
Although Paulina Rubio's brother, Enrique, recently blabbed to the press that the pop star and her hubby, Nicolas Vallejo Nagera, have already decided on baby names, it looks like his guesses were just speculation.
By Mariela Rosario | 05/06/2010 - 17:55
We all love our mothers, and here at Latina.com we wanted to give you, our beloved readers, a chance to tell us all about why your mom is so special. We received so many beautiful submissions on our Facebook and Twitter pages that we were truly overwhelmed. In the end, we could only showcase 10 wonderful mamis and their daughters; but every mother we saw was special in one way or another.
By Mariela Rosario | 02/16/2010 - 10:30
After playing coy for a while, Nicole Richie finally confirmed her engagement to longtime beau Joel Madden yesterday while taping a Late Night with David Letterman show set to air this Friday, Feb. 19. Though the couple has denied that marriage was necessary to cement their bond, a few months ago we reported on rumors that the couple was secretly engaged or possibly even already married.
By Mariela Rosario | 01/11/2010 - 10:18
Reports have been confirmed that Diego Luna's wife, Camila Sodi, is expecting the couple's second child.
Sodi, 23, is known in Mexico for starring in a handful of films and the 2004 telenovela Inocente de Ti, as well as for her famous family (her aunt is Thalía). She and Luna were married on Feb. 5, 2008. Their first son Jerónimo was born on Aug. 9 of the same year.
Luna, 30, recently confirmed the news via a public statement:
By Mariela Rosario | 12/17/2009 - 15:17
David Goldman and his son are at the center of a very high-profile 5 year long custody battle that may finally be coming to an end. Yesterday, a Brazilian Federal Regional Tribunal court ruled unanimously that a the 16th Federal Court in Rio was correct in ordering Goldman's son, Sean, returned to his father in accordance with the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/10/2009 - 14:18
A mother in Brooklyn, NY was recently arrested after her 11-month-old infant died when she left him, and three siblings, in the care of her 8-year-old son. Denise Gonzalez, 29, left her children alone with their (slightly) older brother so that she could go to Target with her 40-year-old boyfriend, Rafael Colon.
The 8-year-old was left to care for three other kids, ages 6, 3, and 2 as well as the baby, Major Gonzalez. When the parents returned, they found Major was having trouble breathing and had a bruise on his forehead. He died a short time later in the hospital.