A survival guide for parents of tween and teen girls

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Arden Greenspan-Goldberg I am a N.Y.-based licensed psychotherapist with over 30 years of experience and mother of a now-grown daughter — Samara, 22. In order to help moms and daughters from my practice (as well as friends and family), I have come up with tips to help moms cultivate a respectful, strong connection with their […]

Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: They’re young girls, not tramps

Marla Jo Fisher It’s nice to know that we can walk into any mall these days and outfit Curly Girl for her future career as a prostitute. Maybe she’ll meet Hugh Grant while she’s trolling the streets. Maybe she’ll be a stripper or a call girl who meets a nice married governor from Back East. […]

When is the best time to start potty training?

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Tonjia: Developmentally speaking, there are two important things to remember about potty training children. First, girls typically reach developmental milestones more quickly than boys and thus potty train earlier than boys do. Second, potty training depends upon a child’s ability to control bladder and bowel functions. In most children, awareness of these functions does not […]

Rattlers, Lady Rattlers prep for state

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QCSun staff The Tucumcari Rattlers placed first and second during the district 6 AA track meet and are set to compete Friday and Saturday at state competition in Albuquerque. The Lady Rattlers clinched the district championship with a 148-128 win over the Texico Lady Wolverines. The Rattlers took second in district standings behind the Texico […]

New reading material brings friend to mind

Lynn Moncus Because of the dearth of newspapers in our town, several friends have come to the rescue of the woman from Ima and have provided papers from many other areas. One friend comes from Las Vegas at least once a week and brings several copies of the Albuquerque Journal, thus giving me a few […]

Our page — Dec. 22

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The Logan Jr. High basketball girls and boys teams won their home tournament the weekend before Thanksgiving.

Otero girls celebrate birthdays

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Quay history — April 7

April 1962 Gilbert Bonem of Tucumcari was honored at a retirement party held at the office of railroad agent B.D. Kersey. Kersey presented Bonem with a watch and $100 U.S. Savings bond for his service as a train clerk. … The Tucumcari American Legion selected eight delegates from Tucumcari High School to attend the Boys […]

San Jon junior to play in Australian basketball tournament

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Lindsey Jennings, a junior at San Jon high school, said Tuesday she has been invited to represent New Mexico Girls Basketball at the 22nd Annual Down Under Sports Tournaments in Australia. “Not everybody gets an opportunity like this,” Jennings said. Jennings, 16, said she has played basketball since she […]

Logan, San Jon boys, girls teams fall at state tourney first round

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Bids by Logan and San Jon for the 1A boys and girls ended in the first round of state tournament play. On Saturday, the Logan Longhorns lost 59-57 to the Des Moines Demons at Logan. “It was a great game…came down to the last second,” said Longhorns head coach […]