2018 Editorial Calendar.

Feb/March

Valentine’s

Ad Close: 11/16/17 > Distribution: 1/16/18

niños kids

  • Ages + Stages: The latest health and development news about babies, toddlers, big kids, and more
  • Health: 5 medication mistakes parents make
  • Behavior: The talk—how to address race and prejudice with children
  • Education: All booked up—get kids to fall in love with reading (*Love Libros)

mamás moms

  • Beauty: Maven moms—Latina beauty experts on their fave products
  • Relationships: The truth about sex after baby
  • Solutions: Clean team—Latina cleaning experts’ best-kept secrets
  • Food: Carnitas—rich, slow-cooked pork done right

Ser Padres

  • ¡Vale la pena! (It’s Worth It!): What we’re loving across social media and beyond
  • Abuela Sabia (Wise Grandma): Grandma’s advice with wit and wisdom
  • Feature Story: 10 ways to live longer—advice for dodging heart disease
  • Mama Estrella: A Spanish-speaking celeb on mami-hood and her beauty must-haves
  • Fiesta Food: Heart-shaped arepa ice cream sandwiches! (In English and Spanish)

April/May

Easter, Mother’s Day

Ad Close: 1/16/18 > Distribution: 3/20/18

niños kids

  • Ages + Stages: The latest health and development news about babies, toddlers, big kids, and more; plus: update on autism
  • Health: 5 things you didn’t know about allergies
  • Development: What your baby learns from you every day
  • Fun: The joys of childhood—15 ways to celebrate El Dia del Niño (includes Easter and Cinco de Mayo)

mamás moms

  • Beauty: Treat yourself—pampering products for a DIY Mother’s Day treat
  • Profile: The post-partum blues—one new mom’s inspiring story
  • Family: “A” is for Abuelos—results of PL’s Grandparents survey
  • Food: Meat me halfway—dishes that cater to both vegetarians and carnivores

Ser Padres

  • ¡Vale la pena! (It’s Worth It!): What we’re loving across social media and beyond
  • Abuela Sabia (Wise Grandma): Grandma’s advice with wit and wisdom
  • Feature Story: Money matters—help family abroad without hurting your finances
  • Mama Estrella (Star Mom): A Spanish-speaking celeb on mami-hood and her beauty must-haves
  • Fiesta Food: Quesa-Pizza! (In English and Spanish)

June/July

Summer Fun

Ad Close: 4/16/18 > Distribution: 6/19/18

niños kids

  • Ages + Stages: The latest health and development news about babies, toddlers, big kids, and more; plus sunscreen tips
  • Fun: Get outdoors—ideas for seizing the day, every day
  • Safety: Love your summer with baby—safety advice from doctors
  • Food: A fourth of July extravaganza

mamás moms

  • Beauty: Better than ever curly hair—care for waves, crimps, and ringlets; sidebar on how to get curls if you don’t have them
  • Health: Your perfect workout in 15 minutes
  • Identity: Parenting around Latin America—what we can learn from our sisters in other countries

Ser Padres

  • ¡Vale la pena! (It’s Worth It!): What we’re loving across social media and beyond
  • Abuela Sabia (Wise Grandma): Grandma’s advice with wit and wisdom
  • Feature Story: Discipline—make your kids respect your rules
  • Papa Estrella (Star Dad): A Spanish-speaking celeb on fatherhood
  • Fiesta Food: Coconut paletas! (in English and Spanish)

Aug/Sept

Back-to-School

Ad Close: 6/15/18 > Distribution: 8/21/18

niños kids

  • Ages + Stages: The latest health and development news about babies, toddlers, big kids, and more
  • Health: Is the world blurry for your child? Watch out for problems that affect kids’ eyes
  • Behavior: Talking to boys and girls
  • Education: Spanish immersion—debunking myths about bilingualism; sidebar on books
  • Food: The perfect packed lunch—Easy ideas for a healthy midday meal, and the best gear to carry it in

mamás moms

  • Beauty: Latina beauty influencers on their best-kept hair, makeup, and skin secrets
  • Health: Give your back a break—smart solutions to ease the pain
  • Special Report: Results of Parents Latina’s Grandmother survey

Ser Padres

  • ¡Vale la pena! (It’s Worth It!): What we’re loving across social media and beyond
  • Feature Story: Simplify your back-to-school morning routine—advice from Latina moms
  • Mama Estrella (Star Mom): A Spanish-speaking celeb on mami-hood and her beauty must-haves
  • Fiesta Food: Elote mac and cheese! (in English and Spanish)

Oct/Nov

Día de los muertos/Halloween

Ad Close: 8/16/18 > Distribution: 10/16/18

niños kids

  • Ages + Stages: The latest health and development news about babies, toddlers, big kids, and more
  • Health: The most innovative children’s hospitals
  • Nutrition: Raise a good eater—tips from Latina chefs and nutritionists
  • Fun: Feliz Halloween—costumes that speak to your Latin roots
  • Travel: The insider’s guide to Disney—from the Latinos who work there

mamás moms

  • Beauty: Mama Bonita Beauty Awards
  • Advice: Secrets for breastfeeding success
  • Food: Sheet pan suppers—all-in-one meals for easy dinners

Ser Padres

  • ¡Vale la pena! (It’s Worth It!): What we’re loving across social media and beyond
  • Abuela Sabia (Wise Grandma): Grandma’s advice with wit and wisdom
  • Feature Story: New world, new you—tips for letting go of old-world expectations
  • Mama Estrella (Star Mom): A Spanish-speaking celeb on mami-hood and her beauty must-haves
  • Fiesta Food: A traditional food gets a fun, kid-approved spin (in English and Spanish)

Dec/Jan

Holiday gift guide

Ad Close: 9/17/18 > Distribution: 11/20/18

niños kids

  • Ages + Stages: The latest health and development news about babies, toddlers, big kids, and more; plus cold and flu tips
  • Health: The new f-word — tools to discuss body image and weight
  • Baby: The name game — choose a baby name with meaning
  • Fun: Gift guide — Latina bloggers share their kids’ wish list

mamás moms

  • Beauty: Next level beauty—hair, makeup, and skin tricks to get holiday-ready
  • Health: Freedom from headaches
  • Travel: All in—multi-generational family travel destinations
  • Food: Throw a tamalada—one family’s yearly ritual

Ser Padres

  • ¡Vale la pena! (It’s Worth It!): What we’re loving across social media and beyond
  • Abuela Sabia (Wise Grandma): Grandma’s advice with wit and wisdom
  • Feature Story: Stress less—10 simple ways to stop worrying
  • Mama Estrella (Star Mom): A Spanish-speaking celeb on mami-hood and her beauty must-haves
  • Fiesta Food: A beloved traditional food gets a fun, kid-approved spin (in English and Spanish)

2019 Editorial Calendar.

Feb/March

Ad Close: 11/16/18 > Distribution: 1/11/19

#NoFilter: This column brings Latina moms from diverse backgrounds together to celebrate everything we have in common. Regular items include Celeb Mami, Mom Bosses, and Uplifting Latinas, a new section on moms breaking barriers in their communities

niños kids

  • Ages + Stages: The latest health and development news about babies, toddlers, big kids and more, including asthma
  • Health: Better sleep tips for the whole family
  • Identity: Raise proud Afro-Latino kids
  • Fun: The insider’s guide to Disney from Latina moms like you!

mamás moms

  • Beauty: Hair, skin, and makeup rituals that double as quality time with loved one
  • First Person: American dreamer—a DACA recipient on being a mom in the United States
  • Food: Mexican instant pot recipes! (book excerpt)

Ser Padres

  • ¡Vale la pena! (It’s Worth It!): Q&As with an influencer mom and
    a celeb parent, plus heart health tips
  • Abuela Sabia (Wise Grandma): Grandma tackles parenting woes with wit and wisdom
  • Feature Story: Bring back cuarentena—advice for bonding with baby
  • Fiesta Food: A beloved traditional food gets a kid-approved spin for Valentine’s Day

April/May

Ad Close: 1/16/19 > Distribution: 3/15/19

#NoFilter: Special report on the changing face of Latina moms—single moms, unmarried moms, same-sex moms

niños kids

  • Ages + Stages: The latest health and development news about babies, toddlers, big kids and more, including autism and seasonal allergies
  • Health: Natural remedies Latina doctor moms swear by
  • Behavior: Little activists unite—help kids create change
  • Pets: Pick the right animal for your familia

mamás moms

  • Beauty: Your total Spring detox
  • Health: The post-partum blues—let go of the stigma and get help
  • Finance: Zero balance—three Latino families on beating debt
  • Food: Celebrate Taco Tuesday every day!

Ser Padres

  • ¡Vale la pena! (It’s Worth It!): Q&A with an influencer mom and a celeb parent, plus the latest trends
  • Abuela Dice (Grandma Says): Grandma tackles parenting woes with wit and wisdom
  • Feature Story: The clean team—tips to motivate kids to help tidy
  • Fiesta Food: A beloved traditional food gets a kid-approved spin

June/July

Ad Close: 4/16/19 > Distribution: 6/14/19

#NoFilter: Regular items include Celeb Mami, Mom Bosses, and Uplifting Latinas, a new section on moms breaking barriers in their communities

niños kids

  • Ages + Stages: The latest health and development news about babies, toddlers, big kids, and more
  • Health: Essential summer safety tips
  • Behavior: 10 things you should never say to your kids
  • Fun: Culture club—warm-weather ideas for celebrating heritage, including crafts, food, and travel

mamás moms

  • Beauty: The Latina mom’s summer beauty guide
  • Health: Lose your baby belly
  • Special Report: Results from Parents Latina’s study on gender roles
  • Food: Burger bonanza—up your game with global flavors

Ser Padres

  • ¡Vale la pena! (It’s Worth It!): Q&As with an influencer mom and a celeb parent, plus the latest trends
  • Abuela Dice (Grandma Says): Grandma tackles parenting woes with wit and wisdom
  • Feature Story: Doctor moms on prepping kids for spending summer in Latin America
  • Fiesta Food: A beloved traditional food gets a kid-approved spin

Aug/Sept

Ad Close: 6/17/19 > Distribution: 8/16/19

#NoFilter: Regular items include Celeb Mami, Mom Bosses, and Uplifting Latinas, a new section on moms breaking barriers in their communities

niños kids

  • Ages + Stages: The latest health and development news about babies, toddlers, big kids, and more, including lice
  • Health: The fight against air pollution, and what you can do!
  • Behavior: Life as a big sib—tactics to help your child adjust to a new baby
  • Education: Latino STEAM experts on how they get their kids learning
  • Food: Lunch ideas for an A+ school year

mamás moms

  • Beauty: Beauty survey—hair, skin, and makeup that’s all about you
  • Home: Saturday morning cleaning—made quick, easy, and fun!
  • First Person: I am Latina—one mom on the pressures of not being fluent in Spanish

Ser Padres

  • ¡Vale la pena! (It’s Worth It!): Q&As with an influencer mom and a celeb parent, plus the latest trends
  • Abuela Dice (Grandma Says): Grandma tackles parenting woes with wit and wisdom
  • Feature Story: Latino teachers share advice on how parents can advocate for their kids
  • Fiesta Food: A beloved traditional food gets a kid-approved spin

Oct/Nov

Ad Close: 8/16/19 > Distribution: 10/11/19

#NoFilter: Regular items include Celeb Mami, Mom Bosses, and Uplifting Latinas, a new section on moms breaking barriers in their communities

niños kids

  • Ages + Stages: The latest health and development news about babies, toddlers, big kids, and more
  • Health: Tips to discuss body image and weight
  • Family: Día de los Muertos—how moms keep family history alive
  • Halloween: A very Latin Halloween —costumes that celebrate culture

mamás moms

  • Beauty: Mamá Bonita Beauty Awards
  • Health: Secrets you shouldn’t keep from your doctor
  • Celebrate: Be the hostess with the mostess—tips from moms with big familias; sidebar on faking a clean house
  • Food: Thanksgiving recipes that mix American and Latin flavors

Ser Padres

  • ¡Vale la pena! (It’s Worth It!): Q&As with an influencer mom and a celeb parent, plus tips to outsmart diabetes
  • Abuela Dice (Grandma Says): Grandma tackles parenting woes with wit and wisdom
  • Feature Story: Reset the clock! —How to stop being late, for everyone’s sake
  • Fiesta Food: A beloved traditional food gets a kid-approved spin

Dec/Jan

Ad Close: 9/16/19 > Distribution: 11/15/19

#NoFilter: Regular items include Celeb Mami, Mom Bosses, and Uplifting Latinas, a new section on moms breaking barriers in their communities

niños kids

  • Ages + Stages: The latest health and development news about babies, toddlers, big kids, and more
  • Health: Fend off the flu
  • Books: Kid lit authors and illustrators on the power of books and their fave children’s books
  • Fun: Holiday keepsakes—handmade ornaments for a cultural fiesta
  • Food: Latin-American Christmas cookies!

mamás moms

  • Beauty: Holiday makeup inspo
  • Wellness: Zen out—spiritual mamás spill their wellness secrets
  • Holiday: It takes a village—the perfect gift for everyone that helps you balance it all

Ser Padres

  • ¡Vale la pena! (It’s Worth It!): Q&As with an influencer mom and a celeb parent, plus the latest trends
  • Abuela Dice (Grandma Says): Grandma tackles parenting woes with wit and wisdom
  • Feature Story: Create your own advent calendar around family values
  • Fiesta Food: A beloved traditional food gets a kid-approved spin