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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

From the Desk of… The Volunteer

Contributed by Marvin del Rios Being a volunteer can take a lot out of you! I personally have volunteered many times with just a single cup of coffee and a piece of bread… 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

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

Invest in Your Kids this Summer

Contributed by María Buchanan Summer is around the corner and the school year is about to come to an end. Summer vacation can bring a few challenges and stress to families. While some… Continue reading

How to Balance Technology in the Home

Contributed by Eva Fleming Each generation of parents has their own unique challenges and ours is clearly the excess of technology our children are being bombarded with. The problem is so new that… Continue reading

10 Love Challenges

Contributed by Sarah Pichardo I’m from a family of six girls. As you can imagine, getting a word in can be a little difficult, especially since all six of us are pretty opinionated.… Continue reading

The War on Poverty

Contributed by Alicia E. La Hoz, Psy.D. When I grow up, I will meet a girl I want, get married and have three children.”  Our four-year old child has a clear picture of… Continue reading

Woodpecker Syndrome: How Not To Talk To Your Spouse

by Nadia Persun, Ph.D. Remember the saying “Don’t go to bed angry”? Well, yesterday I did just that. While he did not come to bed at all. Falling asleep was an effort. My… Continue reading