Military mama: Mommies must learn to face fears

There are a lot of frightening situations that as adults we are forced to deal with, whether we like it or not. The bar is raised when we become parents because not only are we forced to face our own fears head on; we also feel the obligation to show no terror to our children. […]

Flu fears suspend Texas UIL events

CLEBURNE, Texas (AP) — A rural North Texas school system shut down all 12 campuses Wednesday after reports of four probable cases of swine flu, and state officials said there are now more than 50,000 students out of school because of concerns about the virus. All University Interscholastic League high school sports and academic competitions […]

Crying in shower can be therapeutic

By Helena Rodriguez: Local columnist I was crying in the shower the other night after a bad day. I needed a good cry. But as I watched my tears dissolve into the water around me, I thought, “Why am I crying?” I really didn’t know. When I was a little girl, I would often cry […]