Advice: You are your child’s life coach

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESChildren react differently to discipline. Some get it right away; they listen and respond when you talk to them. Others are...

Advice: Yelling is not good for children

Most parents that yell at their children were also raised this way, and they don’t realize that yelling is verbal abuse and can have...

With honor: Cordova leads volunteer efforts to bury local veterans with full military honors

Tony Cordova and nearly a dozen honor guard members found themselves at the Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery on a Friday morning in...

Advice: Love is not just for the young

MARIA LUISA SALCINES | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR When I was in my 20s and would see couples in their 50s or 60s being romantic,...

Advice: Happiness is in you

BY MARIA LUIS SALCINESResearch shows that happiness and health go hand-in-hand. The happier you are, the healthier you will be.Something even Aristotle knew 2,000...

Advice: Celebrating 40 years of business, lifetime of friendships

Last week we celebrated our 40th anniversary at McAllen Sports. I was 20 and my husband 27 when we opened our sports apparel business...

Advice: Start showing your gratitude

My family faced many hardships when we first arrived to the Unites States from Cuba. In those first few years, we had a conscious...

Thanks-a-lot: Edinburg Girl Scouts show gratitude to first responders

EDINBURG — Girl Scouts and Edinburg first responders walked side-by-side in silence Wednesday afternoon. Making sure to step over puddles of rain, the group...

Dreams, magazines and a growing fashion business

Where do you see your business in 10 years?Manuel Tiscareño hesitated to answer the question. It took the local bridal fashion designer a few...

Advice: The best is yet to come

MARIA LUISA SALCINES | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR It takes courage to make it through life because nothing is simple. You find your dream job, but...