Category Archive: Parenting


Contributed by Eva Fleming Texting is not a simple social intrusion. Text messages appear to be the most widely used application in the world and as parents, we must be willing to treat… Continue reading

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

My Pre-Teen Daughter wants to have a Boyfriend!

Contributed by Eva Fleming In a televised interview in the OWN Network, Kim Kardashian confessed to Oprah Winfrey that she lost her virginity when she was 14 and her mother facilitated the contraceptives… 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

Why We Should Stop Comparing Our Children

Contributed by Eva Fleming I am always disappointed when after only a few days of school, the first thing my kids’ teachers have to say is, “your son is finally breaking out of… Continue reading

Powerful Parenting: Anger Management Tips for Children

Contributed by Nadia Persun, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist Anger occurs when a person of any age is feeling overwhelmed and overpowered. It is our way to say “No, stop it! I don’t like… Continue reading

It’s a Jungle Out there

Contributed by Eva Fleming We make a big deal about sending our children back to school, and to show them our support we buy them an entire closet full of school supplies, designer… 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

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