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First Impressions of "Communicating the Family: ...Encounter the Gift of Love"

Sunday liturgy “trumps” the feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, but I wanted to celebrate it anyway by sharing my first impressions of Pope Francis’s Message for the 49th World Day of Communications, entitled,  536 more words

Faith And Culture

3 things every parent of a teenager needs to know

If you have ever looked at your teenager and thought (or even said out loud) “what the heck were you thinking?” then you know how utterly bewildering it can be to get on the same wavelength as your child. 599 more words

Advice

Mexican-American Women & Decision-Making about Prenatal Testing

A Post from OSCLG Member Leandra Hernandez about her dissertation project work about how Mexican-American women encounter uncertainty and communication about amniocentesis

A few years ago during Thanksgiving break, I was sitting around the kitchen table soaking in family… 562 more words

Identifying Passions, Behaviors, Motivations and Interests

The holiday season is typically NOT a time where we allow ourselves the “space” to sit back and think. Why do we do the things we do?   389 more words

Advice

Mother's love and tuna macaroni salad

Being a parent is a funny thing. When they are small you tell them, “I love you”, every day and they look up at you, snuggle into your neck and say in a voice that could melt icebergs, “I wuv you too, Mommy”. 342 more words

Couples Therapy 101: Staying jolly through the holiday season

Let’s face it-the holidays can be very overwhelming once you become an adult. Gone are the carefree days waiting for Santa the night before Christmas, now you worry about how you are going to pay for all of it. 653 more words

Advice

Why Typical Advice For Having Difficult Conversations Doesn’t Work

Plain and simple: The easiest way to have a conversation (with your kids or colleagues) about a difficult subject is to have regular communication about all of the easy topics that occur in everyday life. 674 more words

Family Communication