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Never, ever quit
by Socorro C. Ramos - September 22, 2013 - 12:00am
We started “Ask Nanay” on Jan. 1, 2007.  That was more than six and a half years ago!  Wow.  Indeed time flies when you are having fun.
How should we treat our ‘balikbayan’ relatives?
by Socorro C. Ramos - September 15, 2013 - 12:00am
We have guests coming from the US, and as you know us Filipinos, one of our flaws is to be good hosts perhaps to a fault.
Five tips to get kids to enjoy reading
by Socorro C. Ramos - September 8, 2013 - 12:00am
I’m writing in response to the letter two weeks ago regarding the parent who wants her kids to learn to appreciate the joys of reading instead of being focused on playing video games on the iPad all the t...
When are video games too much?
by Socorro C. Ramos - September 1, 2013 - 12:00am
I read your column last week with the letter from Need Your Help about her children who are addicted to video games.
How do I get my kids to read more books?
by Socorro C. Ramos - August 25, 2013 - 12:00am
I try to raise our children to be readers because I grew up loving books.
Love is a many splendored ring
by Socorro C. Ramos - August 18, 2013 - 12:00am
Last week’s letter writer Bean would have no problem at all if he were to look at that engagement ring as a blank check.
Should I let go of the past completely?
by Socorro C. Ramos - August 11, 2013 - 12:00am
Just want to ask, what should I do with an engagement ring that was never given to its recipient?  No proposal was ever made and the relationship has ended.
What is the antidote for laziness?
by Socorro C. Ramos - August 4, 2013 - 12:00am
I am 52 years old, living alone and working in a Chinese restaurant.
Don’t give up on love
by Socorro C. Ramos - July 28, 2013 - 12:00am
Dear Nanay,I just want to offer some additional advice for your letter sender Broken Hea
How do I fix my broken heart?
by Socorro C. Ramos - July 21, 2013 - 12:00am
I’m a single mother of two girls. Recently, I got out of a relationship of almost a year with my co-worker.
You’ve got bill!
by Socorro C. Ramos - July 14, 2013 - 12:00am
I am writing to you on behalf of my husband, who’s an architect. He was asked to design the house of a friend (a recent retiree from a topnotch international bank) and had been working on it for the past 14...
How do I file a cyberbullying case?
by Socorro C. Ramos - July 7, 2013 - 12:00am
I wanted to ask for your advice regarding cyberbullying. I know who the person is and I want to file a case. Please let me know how I go about filing the case.
Jobless at 42
by Socorro C. Ramos - June 30, 2013 - 12:00am
I’m one of the many readers who follow your column in the Philippine STAR. I look forward to your pieces of advice because they are practical, sincere and helpful. I may not be able to relate to some of the...
Torn between work and time with my kids
by Socorro C. Ramos - June 23, 2013 - 12:00am
I recently resigned from my job to help with raising our children.  As a mom, I am sure you realize that these precious years when our children are growing up can never be recovered.
Bullying can lead to suicide
by Socorro C. Ramos - June 16, 2013 - 12:00am
Allow me to share this story, which I hope can make us more aware of one of the problems some of our children and parents are facing.
Life is hard work
by Socorro C. Ramos - June 9, 2013 - 12:00am
I saw the letter sent by L last week and I completely understand where L’s father is coming from. My parents were the same way.
To retire early or to make more money?
by Socorro C. Ramos - June 2, 2013 - 12:00am
I come from a fairly well-to-do family and to be honest I guess I do not really need to work.
When life gives you lemons
by Socorro C. Ramos - May 26, 2013 - 12:00am
I have been working in the same prestigious company my whole life.
Will love conquer all?
by Socorro C. Ramos - May 19, 2013 - 12:00am
Just like your other letter sender, Us Against The World, I am in a similar situation where my girlfriend’s parents do not approve of our relationship.
Marriage can wait
by Socorro C. Ramos - May 12, 2013 - 12:00am
I am a high school student in Manila and I wanted to ask for your advice as a mother and a grandmother.
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