It was Valentine’s Day and I had just picked up my 11-year-old from an extracurricular activity. I asked how his day had been, and specifically, how his Valentine’s Day had gone, and he proceeded to tell me the following: A classmate (a girl we’ll call Morgan for the sake of anonymity) gave her crush (a [...]
Many people are upset with some of the news coverage surrounding the Steubenville rape case because they feel that the media is perpetuating rape culture. While I agree with their assessment, I believe the problem is deeper than the media. Many boys are being raised to view women as little more than sexual conquests. When I was in [...]
This weekend Bless Me, Ultima opened in select theaters across the nation. It is based on the award-winning—but controversial—classic novel by the highly acclaimed Latino author, Rudolfo Anaya. Despite having sold more than 300,000 copies since it was first published in 1972, the controversial book has been banned by groups in several states earning it a [...]
I’m teaching my son to cook and clean. While this might not sound outrageous to you, it probably would have seemed completely ridiculous to my grandparents in Cuba. To them, “I’m teaching my son to cook and clean” would probably have sounded a lot like “I’m teaching my son to wear lipstick and dance around [...]
Nothing brings a parent more joy than to see their child express themselves through music. This gifted wonder is taking the world by storm. Check him out and feel his vibe. Great future ahead of this little marvel. For more fantastic MamiTV videos and content, visit Mamiverse! Related Video: Adele via Mexican Teen Talent!
When I first began to talk to The Cowboy about my son, I pretty much toed the liberal line. If my kid had behavioral problems, I reasoned, it was because he was “special”—either because he was “gifted” or because he (maybe) had an autism spectrum disorder or social difficulties. This sort of thinking dominated the [...]