Category Archive: Family

The Art of Being a Mom

Contributed by Eva Fleming When my daughter was 13-years old, she started to master the longboard, a kind of board larger than its counterpart the skateboard. She had fun with her friends going… Continue reading

Talk to your teens about sex

Contributed by Sarah Pichardo Ok. I already know you’re asking yourselves, why is a single, childless person writing about this? The answer is simple. I just had to. No, seriously. I was at… Continue reading

Compassion is not Pity

Contributed by Eva Fleming My son had not seen his friend for over a year, but when he heard that his father had died un-expectantly, he knew he wanted to be present at… Continue reading

Thou Shall Irritate Your Spouse

Contributed by Alicia La Hoz, PsyD Do you wake up in morning purposely thinking how you can irritate your spouse by doing, or not doing, something that irritates him or her? Leaving the… Continue reading

Your Kids and their Different Personalities

Contributed by Eva Fleming I knew I was in for a treat when I brought my third child home from the hospital. He had to be rocked all the time and never, I… Continue reading

Volunteering: A Family Legacy

Contributed by Eva Fleming I was only four years old when I first started cracking eggs for the potato salad that would be served for the entire under privileged community of Santiago in… Continue reading

Ice Cream for the Soul

Contributed by Sarah Pichardo My dad passed away last year and this will be the first time where my family will celebrate Father’s Day without him. He will always be on our mind… Continue reading

Dads in 2014

Contributed by Christian A. Zapata, LCSW A few weeks ago I found myself at Panera Bread having lunch with my nineteen month-old son.  I glanced across the aisle to see another father-son duo… Continue reading

What am I Passing on to my Kids:  A Gift or Baggage?

Contributed by Eva Fleming What specific character traits, positive or negative, did you learn from your mother? What about your father? How are you most like your grandmother or grandfather? Answering these questions… Continue reading

How to Help Build Relationships in the Home

Contributed by Eva Fleming Building relationships in the home can be difficult. Home is the place where you cannot camouflage your moral and personal failures. On the contrary, it is the place where… Continue reading