Parenting

Surrogacy 101

Surrogacy 101

What Is surrogacy? Basically, it is when one woman carries and births a child for someone else.  It has become popular and controversial in recent years, and is often misunderstood. The first documented surrogacy arrangement occurred in the early 1980s,…
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Ask Your Family Therapist

Ask Your Family Therapist

Terry J. Basile, Marriage and Family Therapist Every generation of parents has new challenges to manage due to some new behavior that has become popular in our culture, effecting our children’s emotional or physical development. Grandparents will remember struggling over…
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Ask Your Family Therapist

Ask Your Family Therapist

By Terry J. Basile, Marriage and Family Therapist Welcome back to the parenting question and answer column for Growing Up Chico Magazine. Here, you get to ask those special questions that are in the back of your mind that you…
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Time Out For Mom

Time Out For Mom

10 Holiday Treats to Help You Sparkle This Season The holiday season can be total chaos for moms. So, do not get bitten by the over-commitment bug this year. Try to carve out daily breaks to do something thoughtful just…
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