How To Talk To Children About Sexual Abuse

How To Talk To Children About Sexual Abuse

February 6, 2012

A teacher at an elementary school in Los Angeles was recently arrested and accused of abusing 23 of his students.  The allegations include, among other acts, blindfolding the kids in […]

How Do I Explain Negative Topics On TV To My Kids?

January 12, 2012

Dear Martha: I live in Houston and I need advice on how to deal with what is happening with my daughters, ages six, three, and two. One day while we were […]

How “Yo’ Momma’s So Fat” Jokes Made Me A Better Person

January 4, 2012

I think I grew up within the generation that had it socially tougher than my parents, but not as easy as our children. Sure, my parents had to cross a […]

What Do We Do With All This Tempting Candy Around The House?

November 1, 2011

Okay, parents, let’s be honest. How many of you buy the candy you like for the trick-or- treaters? What’s your favorite? Three Musketeers? Mounds? Gummies? For me it’s the Candy […]

How Do I Prevent My Sister From Becoming An Alcoholic?

October 20, 2011

Dear Martha: I feel terrible because of recent events in my life. I’m 27 and my sister is about to turn 20. We’re both affected by the behavior of our […]

HIV, Homosexuality Challenged My Abuelo’s Notions Of Family

October 12, 2011

By Christina Rodriguez My family and I are currently mourning the loss of my 74 year-old grandfather, who was the victim of a massive stroke late last month. He was […]

Shakira Is Going To Save Latino Students From Dropping Out?

October 6, 2011

By Dustin Mendus Education has come to the forefront as a Latino issue in the past few weeks due to disappearing Latino students in Alabama. It’s raised eyebrows. The concerns […]