Melanie Edwards Archive
Published July 23, 2012
Aren't little girls going to deal with enough unrealistic standards in society and feel pressured by media as they get older? Teaching them to be "sexy" as toddlers and preschoolers seems wrong.
Published July 09, 2012
Children learn the most about their culture from their mothers. But how can parents ensure they learn both sides of ther cultures?
Published May 29, 2012
I wish my girl ate more food, in general, but I really wish she ate more of the food I grew up eating and that brings me comfort to this day.
Published May 14, 2012
Melanie Edwards argues that, when it comes to attachment parenting, just do what works for you.
Published April 30, 2012
As Latinos, we feel a responsibility for our parents' well-being, health, and even their general state of happiness. We want to take care of them just as they cared for us.
Published April 16, 2012
Lots of couples live near one set of parents, sometimes both. Depending on whom you ask, this is either a blessing or a curse.
Published April 02, 2012
Because society is going to make up their minds about my children from just looking at them, it doesn't much matter if I stress they are American.
Published March 19, 2012
The many conversations I have with my daughter regarding culture, race, and heritage make me wonder: How will my son feel about learning of his heritage? Will he be as interested in our cultural background as his sister?
Published March 05, 2012
Fox News Latino Blogger Melanie Edwards says it's important that her daughter know her heritage and learn about her different cultural backgrounds.