Parenting articles

Creating healthy relationships from broken homes

By Jo Ann Hernandez LatinaLista — In Parents Who Cheat: How Children and Adults Are Affected When Their Parents Are Unfaithful, Ana Nogales, Ph.D., combines her experience from her thirty-five years of clinical practice with her current research, which includes an unprecedented ‘Parents Who Cheat Survey,’ to reveal the profound effects on children and adult children

Just the Facts: The growth of Latino children in foster care system

LatinaLista — The likelihood that a child who goes through the foster care system ends up in jail is high. According to the National Association of Social Workers, 80% of all inmates are former foster children. Couple that sad news with the disturbing revelation that the number of Latino children in foster care more than

Spotlight Non-profit: Finding loving foster care homes for Latino infants and toddlers

LatinaLista The number of Latino children in foster care more than doubled from 6.7 percent of the foster care population in 1982 to 19 percent in 2006, according to a fact sheet published by the Casey Latino Leadership Group. A large percentage of Latino children placed in foster care are infants and toddlers. Surprisingly, they

A crowning achievement: Sharing the beauty of family and love with troubled young adults

Winning the title of Mrs. Kentucky International 2010, Elaine Barnes Bateman uses her pageant platform to raise awareness for mentoring and adopting troubled young adults.   LatinaLista — To look at Elaine Barnes Bateman, one can easily see how this petite, pretty Venezuelan-Cuban with the mega-watt smile was crowned Mrs. Kentucky International 2010. What’s not