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The Difficult Task of Growing Up

"Growing-up means nothing to a mother. A child is a child. They get bigger and older, but for them they are still their children." – Toni Morrison...

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Living without Violence

Many think that violence happens for a reason.  Others think it is their fault.  Some believe that it is part of a stage.  Still others assume that life is like this.  So many thoughts creep in that we cannot get out of our head, and at some point, we definitely…...

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Tell him, I LOVE YOU!!

Valentine's Day is one of the most significant dates of the year because it celebrates love, friendship, affection, and the importance of giving and receiving love.  It is one of many days of love in which to remember our loved ones and friends, and above all, another opportunity to tell…...

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Don´t be afraid to jump and fly

You know, Sancho, all these storms that befall us are signs that soon the weather will calm down and that good things must happen; for it is not possible for good and evil to last forever, and it follows that evil having lasted a long time, good must be near..."…...

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The power of good communication

Week after week in our Neighborly Conversations dialog circle, we discover that it is very important to talk or express ourselves when we feel overwhelmed, stressed, sad or when we feel that the world is coming down on us. This is how we remove a great weight that sometimes we…...

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Forgiveness is part of loving

We live in a world where we deal with people who are not easy to get along with. How many times are we offended or treated badly by people who are part of our family or people very close to us from whom we did not expect such treatment?...

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What will happen tomorrow?

We are beings in constant change and evolution, and many times we anticipate what life has in store for us. Our dreams or the goals that we set are in what we call life plans. But what happens when we are surrounded by critical situations that were not foreseen in…...

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IS ESTABLISHING DISTANCE THE FIRST STEP?

When we feel overwhelmed by the lack of love and attention, in some cases the best thing to do is to take distance, and this is the topic addressed in "Conversando con tu Vecindad", it is essential not to ask ourselves too many questions when we are the ones who…...

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AM I RAISING MY CHILDREN WELL?

Parenting children and adolescents is an extremely complicated and satisfying task. This is guidance that parents give to their children for their well-being and learning. I am sure there is no manual on how to be a good parent or how to raise a child. But we all know that…...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF FORGIVENESS

In "Conversando con tu Vecindad", our feelings were touched by a reality that many women live in the world and that Andrea (protected name), shared with us: The strength she had to express that feeling that flooded her soul, filling her with resentment and confusion, was very great, with she…...

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