Nov 01, 2014

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Do you see yourself as an innovator? Innovative companies like Google and Facebook, and the recent $16 billion dollar deal for WhatsApp continue to … [Continue reading...]

Cultural & Developmental Implications for Counseling Survivors of Disasters

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Cultural & Developmental Implications for Counseling Survivors of Disasters Hurricane season officially starts June 1 and lasts through November. … [Continue reading...]

Saturday Familia: On a Mission to Reconnect My Suburban Children to Our Extended Family

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I was born and raised in Washington Heights, New York - a Dominican enclave where Spanish is the signature language in the bodegas and on the … [Continue reading...]

Diary of an Ivy League Mom: Preparing Emotionally as My Daughter Leaves to College

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Yesterday, I found myself googling the words "empty nest syndrome" and doing what I always do when I feel anxious: read everything I can find on the … [Continue reading...]

Growing Up with Hair Rollers and Bobby Pins

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This post was previously published on September 10, 2010.  Photo by Adam Jones, PhD  At the age of 10, my mother could no longer manage my hair. … [Continue reading...]

Angélica’s Corner: Welcoming Blue Jays, Flowers & Butterflies Into My Life

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The joy of watching a blue jay on our deck The month of June was packed with end of school year events -- Kindergarten celebrations, high school … [Continue reading...]

10 Tips on Protecting Kids from Sexual Abuse

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Sexual Abuse in Children Child sexual abuse and molestation is a heavy conversation topic, but certainly one that needs to be discussed openly.  A … [Continue reading...]

Angélica’s Corner: My Crazy Life as a Working Mother

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At the 2012 Hispanicize Event with Mercedes Sanchez & Los Pichy Boys My google email inbox has 121 starred messages. This means that I have read … [Continue reading...]

Life Is Clear With A New Pair of Eyeglasses

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I have been wearing my new two pairs of prescription Transitions Lenses eyeglasses over the past couple of months.  I had absolutely no idea how poor … [Continue reading...]

LISTEN: Angélica Pérez Discusses Bicultural Latinas on Hispanic MPR

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Angélica Discusses Bicultural Latinas on Hispanic MPR Recently, I had the opportunity to listen to Angélica, publisher of NewLatina.net, speak … [Continue reading...]

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