WatchMojo 14 hours ago
Another Top 10 Valuable Collectible Toys
If you find one of these in your old toy box, it might just be your lucky day. Welcome to WatchMojo.com, and today we’re counting down another top 10 valuable collectible toys. For this list, we’re lo...
M K16 hours ago
My Hospital Bag
YouTube has a few people who make videos about what is in their hospital bags. Here, I’m sharing what I packed and what I won’t next time, because I overpacked. Partially because I didn’t want to be u...
Amanda Jones16 hours ago
Mommy Moment: Lazy Days
Okay, so first, what is a “Mommy Moment?” These are moments that I feel like many moms (and dads) can relate to, whether they’re good or “bad.” For example, accidentally hitting your kids head on the ...
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Brittany D21 hours ago
Some Things to Think On
Abortion. It's a topic that is discussed over numerous platforms, with dozens of opinions and arguments. Abortion in its most basic terms is; the termination of a pregnancy. In the USA, this can mean ...
Paisley Hansen21 hours ago
Giving Your Kids a Bright Future in the Midst of Adversity
Whether your family is facing food or housing insecurity, dealing with underemployment, rising healthcare costs, or even the pervasive yet impactful effects of social media burnout, chances are you ar...
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Brittany D21 hours ago
The Struggles of Caregiving
It's not everyday you witness the end of a long and wise circle. You start your life thinking of what you will do with it, what you will experience, and where you will go. Children, a family, work, or...
Sophia Moore10 days ago
Newborn Mom: Common Emotional Problems
Having a baby is one of the most life-changing events any woman will go through in her life. Even with multiple children, each newborn brought home forces the family dynamic and routine to vastly chan...
Cato Conroy12 days ago
10 Reasons Every New Parent Needs an Owlet Smart Sock 2 Baby Monitor
It's every parent's worst nightmare. You worked hard to make sure your nursery was safe. You fed your child all the right food. You even bought a baby monitor that kept a good eye on your little one's...
Rayelle McKown21 days ago
Mother Knows Best
Every summer the rising heat brings the wave of headlines reading “Another Child Left to Die in Hot Car,” and the masses screaming, “What is wrong with people?! How could they be so careless?” Which l...
Meet Lunii: The Screenless Storytelling Device Helping Kids Develop Vocabulary and Imagination
As a parent of a five year old, it's become increasingly difficult to find ways to entertain my child in a fun, yet somewhat educational way. After hearing my parents preach this for years, I can't be...
Maurice Berniera month ago
The Relay of Life
The other day I took a leisurely ride through my neighborhood while tending to some errands. I passed by my current job, which is about a mile or so away from my grandparents' home. My grandparents ar...
Hayley Ragan2 months ago
Gender Stereotypes and Children
Say you get invited to a baby shower. The latest news is that she will be having a girl. You run to the store, go into the newborn section, and pick out a frilly little pink onesie and pink binky for ...
Kids Say the Darndest Things
The unfiltered truths from the fruits of our loins. And the creepiest things they've ever said. Help?
Parenting Wars
Do or do not - there is no try. The ins and outs of one of the most difficult jobs on earth: parenting.
Nature vs. Nurture
What plays into our humanity? Nature vs. Nurture – how two factors affect one individual.
Willa Wall14 days ago
I Don't Want to Be a Mother Anymore. Therefore, I Don't Want to Be a Teacher Anymore
Ever since people started asking me, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" I always relentlessly answered back with, "I want to be a mom!" For some reason, I romanticized the idea of being a moth...
Nicole Addisona month ago
Simple Reminders for This Holiday Season
As the holidays draw closer, shopping malls world wide become increasingly packed with each passing day. Money is being spent left right and centre as people rush to withdraw their wallets, cheques, a...
Daniel Saraviaa month ago
Calling All First Generation American Millennials
So you're a millennial, and you're also the child of an immigrant in the USA. Welcome. Warning: some of the language I use is intended as comedic sarcasm. I will try to refrain and limit that as much ...
Paisley Hansen21 hours ago
Giving Your Kids a Bright Future in the Midst of Adversity
Whether your family is facing food or housing insecurity, dealing with underemployment, rising healthcare costs, or even the pervasive yet impactful effects of social media burnout, chances are you ar...
Nalana Phillips2 days ago
The Questionable Generation
Sitting in a restaurant watching other people not parent their children. Sitting there watching them run around screaming, being loud and obnoxious. One little boy wouldn't stop bothering my child no ...
M K2 days ago
Take Moments for Each Other
It's been a week since the arrival of our daughter, and already I can see how easy it is for couples to forget about each other. At the hospital, you have all the support you need: Nurses, techs, doct...
Nicholas Porter2 months ago
Proof that Santa Exists
So, we're approaching the winter holidays, and now a lot of controversy arises around the existence of good old Father Christmas. Younger kids have been taught to always believe in Santa Claus and he ...
Corinne Poole3 months ago
Attachment Theory
Attachment Theory in Child Psychology
Katie Eagle5 months ago
Midnight or Sunrise
Prologue “Mommy, mommy where are you.” I ran around the playground looking for her, and I didn’t see her anywhere. It was getting dark. I was getting scared and cold. “Mommy, please come back” I start...
Amanda Jones16 hours ago
Mommy Moment: Lazy Days
Okay, so first, what is a “Mommy Moment?” These are moments that I feel like many moms (and dads) can relate to, whether they’re good or “bad.” For example, accidentally hitting your kids head on the ...
Frank Talaber4 days ago
Madness, Mexico, and Motherhood
My mother was quite the character. The last thing she said to us, before we lost her on our holidays in Mexico, was: "Madness, they say, merely depends on which end of the knife blade you’re staring at and who’s holding the gun to your head." Why Mexico? Usually on holidays, we'd go camping. Our family loved camping. We were getting ready for bed when mom sat up in the tent and said, "What is that God-awful smell? Has some wild animal crawled into our tent and died? No! It's these." She picked u...
My Dinner Guest
I am currently applying for jobs. I was at an interview recently and was asked a rather odd question that seriously made me think. They asked me this; given the choice of anyone in the world, who woul...
Srishti Negi7 days ago
Let Black Be Black!
"I want to paint a flower black, I want to make a tree all blue! They asked me why my river was green, I said I didn't think it through! I will dress my baby boy in pink, Mix yellow for the dew! I wil...
Srishti Negi8 days ago
Engaging with Kids
With the increasing exposure of children to screens, engaging them positively has become an everyday challenge. Being a mother of two kids, I was facing the same problem. I wanted to keep them away fr...
Toni Velagic9 days ago
This Child of Mine Part 2
It took months. Well, years, really. I knew something was off way before we received her diagnosis. She just wasn't as "normal" as other kids her age. Her speech was delayed (as I've stated in Part 1)...
Maurice Bernier9 days ago
Auras
According to Wikipedia, "An aura or human energy field is, according to New Age beliefs, a colored emanation said to enclose a human body or any animal or object. In some esoteric positions, the aura ...
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Kate Ylitalo16 days ago
I Feel Lost Without You
She remembers like it was yesterday. The flashbacks come back little by little, fading in and out, and there is a 16-year-old girl screaming, terrified in the hospital. The place where babies are supp...
Alone
March 29, 2003 That date is frozen in my mind. Time stopped and life left me for what I thought was going to prove to be permanent. That's the day I lost a child. A little girl. Kadence Kai was her na...
Jennine Donier2 months ago
Cradle Boards for Baby
Cradle or Papoose boards are something that the Native Americans used to keep their babies safe and out of harm's way while mothers tended to the daily needs of her Wikkiup, Tipi, or hut. Cradle board...
Mac Childs2 months ago
I Did It!
I’ve had some amazing Holidays over the years. Even the less spectacular years were still pretty good, at least in the end. It’s not easy though. It starts out great with your favorite carols playing,...
Morgan E. Westling2 months ago
How to Handle a Toxic Mother-In-Law
Do you think you're noticing some of the signs your mother-in-law hates you? If you are in a situation where you need to handle a toxic mother-in-law, you may need some tips on how to stand your groun...
Krystal Rowden7 days ago
The Unforgettable Disease
We all have memories from our childhood—some we aren't as fond of as others. I can remember when I was three-years-old. I was a very active maybe some would call overactive. My father had a good job t...
Emily Hean16 days ago
I Love Family Game Night
We never really had family game night when I was younger. Yes, we played the odd game, but it wasn't a full-family occasion. My family has always been close, and with my siblings and I getting older, ...
Vega Burksa month ago
I Am That Girl
The older I become, the more I realize I am so much of THAT girl still. The girl from a small town, the girl who comes from money (though it was not always that way), the girl that dresses like an ali...
Szasz Noemi8 days ago
Battle Between Brothers and Sisters
Anyone with a brother or sister knows these situations very well, maybe even remember what it was like when their parents tried to put an end to these quarrels. How can a parent best handle such dispu...
J. Olie Kay10 days ago
Jealous Sister and/or Envious
Jealuosy is defined as showing envy of someone's success. Envy is defined as feeling resentful of someone else's belonging. I disagree with these definitions. These words do not mean the same thing, n...
Adizzy D2 months ago
Heartbroken but Grateful
Beautiful. You were beautiful. Light would burst through a room when you were in it. You had big brown eyes and a wonderfully warm smile. Everything made you laugh, even when you weren't doing so well...
Doe's Crafte`a month ago
Been There Done That
The other day I was reading a post that asked if it would be wrong for a man to be on a family outing with his children and their mother, and for him to just want to take a picture with just his child...
Suzanne Gaylea month ago
Six of My Favorite Christmas Traditions
I'm a very traditional person. Every Christmas, I look forward to going to the same places and doing the same things with my family and close friends, because to me, it just wouldn't be Christmas with...
Sierra Lynn2 months ago
We Gave You Everything. Oh, By the Way, You Left Your Knife in Our Backs
It can really suck when someone hurts you. You can gain a lot of trust issues from that, as I have. Losing friends is hard, losing lovers can be worse, but nothing stings quite as bad as when someone ...
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Brittany D21 hours ago
The Struggles of Caregiving
It's not everyday you witness the end of a long and wise circle. You start your life thinking of what you will do with it, what you will experience, and where you will go. Children, a family, work, or...
Jakob Russella month ago
IX
Every time I start one of these, I fail. I try to tell myself you'll get one for yourself one of these times. That I'll suddenly find a way to summarize what you and I shared for so long, but never en...
Courtney Brown2 months ago
Fishing with Grandpa
When I imagine a place I’d love to visit, my first thoughts are not the historic buildings of Paris or the bustling streets of New York City. Instead, my vision lies on a quiet cove in a big lake. A s...