Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

One step back, two steps forward

By Marlin Bucio, Latina Voices I remember feeling sick to my stomach. I couldn’t believe my eyes.  The pregnancy test was positive. I could feel my palms sweating excessively and my heart pounded like never before. There I was, 19, living on campus and enrolled in college. What were my parents going to think? Growing up,

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

I’ve Learned To Love Babies, Now I’m Waiting Until I’m Ready

Sometimes it amazes me how much we’re ruled by biology. When I was younger, I would blatantly ignore any babies that I saw. It wasn’t that I was trying to be  rude, it was totally subconscious, because...

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

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

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 watching the news, a report about a...