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JM Coxan hour ago
Dads Aren't Babysitters
Let’s try to make sure this question stops being asked: “Oh, is your husband babysitting?” We’ve come a long way from the era of mothers as caregivers and fathers as providers. In many families, both ...
Samantha Reid7 hours ago
To Lose a Parent
To lose a parent, at any age, is no easy thing. There is no good time to lose someone you love, someone who raised you, cared for you, and gave you life. But we have no control over these things and, ...
Ryan Waltona day ago
Let's Talk About Parent Shaming
I've noticed a growing trend: parent shaming. You've seen it, right? I remember a few months ago a picture came out of David Beckham's four-year-old daughter using a pacifier and people lost their min...
Leona Freebush2 days ago
For the Love of God, Stop Your Child Screaming in My Ear
I am not a parent, nor will I ever be. Don't worry, I won't change my mind, it's not just a phase, etc. (See my previous article.) I don't know if it's because you are a bad parent, or if you just don...
Samantha Reid2 days ago
Step-Mothers: They Aren't All Bad
Step-mothers have been made out to be villains throughout fiction. They are the people that we love to hate in every Disney movie that we watched growing up. Snow White and Cinderella are the most not...
Bailey Simpson2 days ago
Common Practices We Need to Stop
Nowadays everyone has Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or other social media. We're all used to seeing articles of people being offended one way or another. For a long time women have been told what to d...
Ashley Dinsmore2 days ago
The Day My World Fell Apart
When I was 21 years old I got pregnant. I was in shock and disbelief. What am I going to with a child? I am a child myself. I didn’t know what to do or where to turn. I called out of work the next day...
Tiffany Wade2 days ago
The Sh*t They Don't Tell You: Lesson 6
Battery Operated Frustration Christmas is just around the corner, my friends, and that means that all sorts of relatives are going to buy all sorts of toys for your youngins. From candy-filled stockin...
Kye Earley3 days ago
Spending the Holidays Without Your Parents
I’ve been holiday-crazy since I can remember. It didn’t matter which one—Christmas was my favorite holiday, just like Halloween was my favorite, just like Thanksgiving, Easter, New Years, my birthday....