Picture. Perfect?

So let me paint the scene. An Asian mom gets on the train with two kids and a rather big book bag (not a purse or stylish tote bag...a book bag). The girl, age 2 at the most, is being carried and sits on the mom's lap. The boy, 4 or 5 years old, is … Continue reading Picture. Perfect?

5 Times You Shouldn’t Help Her

James Michael Sama

As humans, we have a natural instinct to be protective of those we love. Whether it be a significant other or a family member. This instinct makes us want to help when we can. To offer guidance or solutions – but sometimes, this isn’t the best course of action to take.

As men, we need to understand that women don’t want us to solve their problems for them, but rather to be a support system to listen and understand while they discover their own solutions.

Here are five times that this rings true.


She is having a fight with her friend.

A woman’s relationships with her friends are often outside the realm of her relationship with her boyfriend. When offering advice or getting involved, we run the risk of saying something offensive or sounding like we may disapprove of one of her friends. This can only lead to awkwardness in…

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Pregnancy Scare #4; Fearless Mom: Natalie Mendez

Name: Natalie Mendez Age: 25 Year you graduated high school: 2006 Year you found out you were pregnant: 2006 Number of children: 3 The Uh Oh Moment: The day I found out I was pregnant...I remember it like it was yesterday. I was 18, just finished high school, and living in an over priced efficiency apartment … Continue reading Pregnancy Scare #4; Fearless Mom: Natalie Mendez