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Lauren Day14 hours ago
An Ode to Summer '13 // Notes from My Phone
There are certain moments when my mind wanders across the Great Plains of my bran and I scratch beneath the surface to find memories that haven't seen the sun in years. I unbury them from their solida...
Libra Giovanni16 hours ago
Being Gay (How Does My Family React to This?)
My family consists of diverse religious views. My mother is a Roman Catholic while my father is a Muslim. In that case, as a child with a "peculiar behavior" as they quote it, it is hard to act as an ...
Maria Marino16 hours ago
Young Mama Shit Story
Hello, all. First and foremost, my name is Maria and if you could not tell by the title of this post, I am in fact, a young mom. Long story short, I met my now-husband, then-conflicting boyfriend in 2...
Spi Di17 hours ago
Godparents - The Orthodox Version
Here you are visiting your best friend's house. Both she and her spouse are excited to have you there. There is a special reason for you to be there today. She is pregnant with either a boy/girl. Her ...
Kathryn New19 hours ago
Part 1-a: Alli
Spring Break 1998 This afternoon it was a tan line, but now it was starting to look more like a sun burn. The young man sitting next to her in the sand tipped his plastic cup up and swallowed the last...
Jennifer Lichti21 hours ago
Unique and Sweet Baby Girl Names
I’ve always been obsessed with names. Like, not just a little but like spending my free time searching and searching the internet for baby names. I don’t just like any old name. I’m very specific on t...
Meeting My Dad Again
This is the story of how I met my dad, again. When I was six years old I stopped seeing my dad. I never honestly knew why. I only heard one side of the story, my mom's side. Her story was that he neve...
A Split Between Two... Oh Wait
This one is for both parents and children who have experienced separation/divorce. See, I myself come from what some would call a "broken home". My parents split when I was young, I won’t go into deta...
IRINI DOLITSA2 days ago
Some Relief for Anne
I have been constantly asking myself how normal children experience coexistence with a mentally retarded sibling (e.g. Down syndrome), so I would like to share this article with you. Bigger children a...