Coping With The First Few Months Of Your Baby's Life

Pregnancy can fly by, and before you know it, you are holding your newborn in your arms. And while you are delighted to finally meet your child, the next few months can be very challenging. In fact, it can take months before you get into any kind of routine...

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Why I Took My Son To March For Women

My son MarkAnthony reads, he reads a lot. People are often proud of his love for books. I am too. However, no matter how much empathy my son gains from reading (which is quite a bit), there's more work to be done and more conversation to be had. When I heard about the women's march that was planned to take place all over the world...

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Blending A Family In Trump’s America

When together, my husband and I have always been treated differently. Even in the diverse metropolitan city of New York. My husband, a Bronxite of Puerto rican and Cuban descent looks a bit different from me. Sometimes he is mistaken for Middle Eastern. A few years ago, after landing in Puerto Rico...

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Pocket Money Pitfalls – A Disincentive For Help With The Chores?

There are plenty of good reasons why parents decide to give their children pocket money. For lots of parents it’s a bargaining tool for getting children to help with the daily chores. But why should kids get financial remuneration for household chores when...

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