Nowadays everyone is trying to one-up everyone else with the originality of their baby name choices. Nothing is off limits. You wanna name your kid Basket? There is probably somebody else who named their kid Canasta, which is really just basket in another language. That's cool and all, but there is something to be said for traditional names, don't you think?
Maybe it has to do with growing up Mexican and under the heavy influence of Catholicism, but I have a soft spot for Biblical baby names. Not because I'm religious, just because these are the names I grew up with and I like them, they are beautiful so let's not forget about them.
Shakira is one proud mami of two! The Colombian star decided to take a career hiatus after giving birth to her son Sasha in January, but she has been working on her post-baby body and spending quality time with her little ones. Shakira has been way more careful about over-sharing photos of her baby boy this time around, but we all know there's an exception to every rule. Shakira recently shared the most adorable photo of her 5-month-old son Sasha and it's adorable! He is starting to look more like his mom now. Sorry Gerard Pique! Check out the pic and look through Sasha and Milan's cutest photos!Continue Reading >
As a mom-to-be, I'm in the process of finalizing my baby shower registry and have been overwhelmed with all of the baby products to pick from. Whether it's for your baby room, bath-time or feeding, there are countless baby items to choose from. I've become an avid reader of product reviews and surveyed my experienced "mami crew" about which baby products are unnecessary. After doing my research, I've come up with this list of the 12 most useless baby products you should avoid buying or registering for. I'm thankful I'm thankful money and storage space won't be wasted on these baby products! I hope you feel the same.Continue Reading >
Hold the piercing gun! A mom in Britain has launched an online petition to deem piercing babies' ears as "child cruelty." This debate has been everlasting with passionate points on both sides of the coin. The mother responsible for the campaign, Susan Ingram, writes, "Severe pain and fear is inflicted upon infants unnecessarily. It serves no purpose other than to satisfy the parent's vanity. Other forms of physically harming children are illegal--this should be no different." Many moms may agree with her, but ear piercing during infancy has strong cultural ties for Latinos and is considered a rite of passage. I'm breaking down why baby ear piercing shouldn't be banned. See if you agree with my three reasons.Continue Reading >
Summer is here and taking your baby to the beach for the first time is a memorable milestone. As fun as the trip may seem, it can also be equally as stressful for first-time parents. You want to make sure your baby is protected and has everything he or she needs to peacefully soak their feet in the sand. We crafted the ultimate hassle-free guide to taking your baby to beach--because you should soak up as much fun with your little one and leave the worrying at home.Continue Reading >
Child birth has a lot of scary and enriching aspects to it, but the real joy comes when you finally get to meet your baby. Every mom-to-be hopes that their baby is healthy and cleared of any issues when they enter the world. A new study finally clears up if there is a way to make your baby smarter based on a simple step doctors can execute right after birth. Could it be as easy as it sounds? Read on to find out.Continue Reading >
As first-time moms, we try to prepare our best to welcome our precious newborn. Between birthing classes, pregnancy books and unwarranted advice from friends and family, it could be easy to believe you have it all figured out. The issue is that life is amazing at throwing us curveballs--especially when it comes to motherhood. New mom to twins, Zoe Saldana shared one useful tip to get back into shape. Saldana encourages moms to go hiking with your baby. It's a great way to incorporate fitness while enjoying quality time with your baby. Luckily, the MamásLatinas editorial staff has even more genuine parenting consejos to make life with your newborn easier. Breathe easy and get ready to enjoy first-time mommy-hood like a pro.Continue Reading >
Shakira is one proud mami! Despite the Colombian singer trying to be more private about her sons Sasha and Milan's childhoods, she just can't help herself from posting adorable photos of her little ones. I can't blame her one bit! Shaki makes precious kids and should be able to show them off to the world. The most recent photo she shared of her son Sasha melted my heart. The boy is a natural charmer and looks more and more like his dad Gerard Piqué every day! Click through to see Sasha's latest pic and the cutest photos Shaki has shared of her cute two boys throughout the years.Continue Reading >
Remember that adorable leaked photo of Shakira's sons Milan and Sasha? Bueno, the Colombian singer was reportedly furious about the intimate photo since her camp never released it. Now there are reports that Shakira is afraid for the security of her kids and has even escalated the situation. Between the paparazzi following her every move and the leaked pic, Shakira is trying desperately to protect her little ones at all costs. You won't believe how far she's willing to go!Continue Reading >
There's nothing like celebrating Easter with family and friends. The holiday jumpstarts spring and leaves us feeling the hope, love and sweetness in the air. Celebrities made sure to celebrate this past Sunday with their little ones and a few furry ones too. Mario Lopez's kids Gia and Dominic took this adorable photo with the Easter bunny--but the cuteness doesn't end there. Find out how other estrellas like Kim Kardashian, Thalia and Mariah Carey decided to celebrate!Continue Reading >