Michelle Regalado

I'm a Staff Writer at MamásLatinas. I am a native New Yorker who graduated from NYU as a Journalism and English major in 2011. Throughout my undergrad career, I contributed regularly to NYU's paper, Washington Square News, and held internships at the Long Island Press, amNewYork, The New York Times Local: East Village, and Seventeen Magazine. A self-professed literature nerd and news junkie, I love to relax by reading magazines, newspapers, and books while sipping iced caramel macchiatos. I am addicted to shoes, coffee, yoga and all things John Hughes.

I know I'm Latina when...

I could literally eat beans with or for every meal, with no problem whatsoever.

Michelle's Latest Posts

Girl finds her birth mother & you have to see how she did it

Thanks to a little help from the Internet, Iowa teen Hannah Stouffer recently celebrated her birthday in a truly unforgettable way: by meeting her birth mother!

The teen, who was adopted as a baby, turned 19 last week and marked the occasion by posting a photo of herself on her social media accounts. In the photo, she explains that she's looking for her birth mother and asks Internet users to help spread the word. Well, she definitely got her wish!

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Little Latino hero uses money he saved for PS4 for something much better

When 9-year-old Texas boy Hector Montoya decided he wanted to buy Playstation 4, he didn't just ask his parents. He started saving up his own money, eventually getting up to an impressive $300. But then he saw a news report of a fire that killed a mother and daughter in his Grand Prairie neighborhood and all of his plans changed.

Instead of using the money to buy the game console, the young boy selflessly opted do something way more generous.

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SEE: $1,000 sundae + the 8 most expensive dishes in the world


Just a little over a week after a Chicago restaurant unveiled their extravagant $100 grilled cheese sandwich, a New York eatery is now selling a $1,000 ice cream sundae. That's right…a grand for one freakin' dessert!

So what exactly makes Bagatelle's "Malboussin Mega Sundae" so pricey? Read on to find out!

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Gael Garcia Bernal's wife smokes weed in front of kids


Most celebrity moms would probably shy away from talking publicly about their affinity for weed…but not Gael Garcia Bernal's wife, Dolores Fonzi. New reports claim that the Argentinean actress and mom of two recently told the magazine THC that she's been smoking marijuana for two decades and even does it in front of her children!

"I've been smoking for 20 years," the 35-year-old said, according to El Mundo. "At the time, I used it to open up and as this has already happened, now I use it to relax. It's like a glass of wine that we taste."  And that's not all she admitted to!

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Toddler miraculously survives fall from 3rd-story floor

A toddler remained miraculously uninjured after falling out a third-story window in New York early on Wednesday, police revealed this morning.

According to the NYPD, 2-year-old Jayvin Cruz fell out of a window of a building in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan at around 1:30 a.m. Luckily, there was a metal bin directly under the window, which authorities say may have helped save Cruz's life.

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