Author Archive: Catherine Diaz

In addition to being the Editor at Family Guiding, Catherine Diaz is the primary force behind Aim True Editorial where she provides a wide range of editorial guidance to writers, students, researchers, and leaders in every field.

Born and raised in California, she eventually moved north to Oregon where she studied Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Portland State University. Her passion for social justice combined with love for the written word led her to a career in editing, where she found that she could have a powerful impact on information that reaches the world.

She believes that every writer is a visionary and every story is sacred; these principles guide her in collaboration with authors and in the direction of their projects.

Catherine lives in Portland, Oregon exploring the lush forests of the Pacific Northwest with her soccer-playing, skateboard-riding, Lego-loving 10-year-old son.

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5 Ways to Plan a Better Split Family Holiday

| December 1, 2015 | 2 Comments

These days we follow a few simple rules around the holidays. Some of them we’ve discussed explicitly, while others have grown from the realization that peace matters more than our individual desires.

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“Sex Talk” Resources to Guide Your Family

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s OK to not have all the answers when it comes to talking about sex with children. But kids do need answers, and you don’t have to do it alone! There are many resources available for educators […]

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The Intimacy of Brothers

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

I leaned back against the kitchen counter slowly sipping my tea. Dinner devoured, dishes washed, and dimmed lights all signaled the end of another weekday. My attention was drawn to the two boys […]

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Learning to Walk Alone

| July 1, 2013 | 5 Comments

It’s a balance deciding when to be in control and when to let go. It’s a razor’s edge knowing when it’s best to consider my emotions over his, and his over mine. And there’s no way of knowing until the decision has been made.

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