Parenting articles

Wendy’s special Father’s Day campaign combines social media to get more children adopted

LatinaLista — When it comes to giving dad a gift on Father’s Day, your neighborhood Wendy’s hamburger restaurant has a great idea that is not only cool but extra cool! The national chain is celebrating the fourth annual Father’s Day Frosty Weekend. It’s more than just treating dad to a Frosty on his special day.

Mom honors son’s memory through TAPS

By Angela Covo La Prensa SAN ANTONIO — Mary Laureana Aguirre Garza tells the story of the singular moment that changed her life forever — the day she called her new best friend in the United Service Organizations (USO), a private, non- profit organization that provides morale and recreational services to members of the U.S.

Spotlight Non-profit: Con Mi MADRE partners mothers and daughters in preparing for college

LatinaLista — The special relationship that most Latinas have with their mothers is one that isn’t duplicated among other ethnicities. For that reason, a group of Junior League women in 1992 in Austin, Texas knew that when it came to creating a program to encourage young Latinas to apply for college, they were going to

Protect Tomorrow campaign reminds all parents children need vaccines

LatinaLista — Polio, diptheria, whooping cough, measles. The idea that children can contract and die from any of these diseases, and others, is a foreign concept to most adults today but there was a time when these diseases ravaged communities and families. For that reason, immunizations were created to keep children from contracting these deadly

Latino families need to be vigilant against lead poisoning

LatinaLista — Who worries about lead poisoning these days? Evidently not many people. Otherwise, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) wouldn’t have joined forces with the Ad Council and the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning on a new national multimedia ad campaign to raise