Monthly Archives: June 2013

Column Image Trouble with Your Teen?

Parenting can be the most rewarding experience.  However, it can also be very difficult, especially through the teen years and specifically in these modern times.  It is important to develop and maintain strong bonds within the family.  Teens need to know that their parents can handle their issues, however complicated … Continue reading >




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Column Image Thinking about Getting Married?

I was at a Padres game recently and between the third and fourth innings this “gaggle” of Padres women and the Friar mascot came bounding down the stairs stopping two rows behind us. The commotion was followed by a gentleman getting down on one knee, pulling out a ring box … Continue reading >




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Column Image Conversations with Your Children

Being a parent during this generation can be as rewarding as it can be challenging.  As society evolves and the family unit is redefined and increases in diversity, as a parent, it is important to think about what kind of relationship you would like to have with your child, what … Continue reading >




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Column Image How to Keep the Fire Burning in a Relationship

A long-term healthy relationship takes hard work. This fact is often overlooked because it is easy to become complacent or comfortable in long term relationships or marriages. However, a small increase in time and energy spent on the relationship can reap great rewards. When our relationships are working well, everything … Continue reading >




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