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Ingrid Estradaan hour ago
A Telenovela: Part One
I reflect constantly on my upbringing and the events that shape me to be who I am today. As of today, my brother is seventeen-years-old and was left in Guatemala with a family friend of my mother; aga...
Mac Childs3 hours ago
Rules Every Man Should Live By
I wrote this for my sons...I have two of them, and each are already grown men. Just ask them. They are out in the world already, making decisions, making mistakes, and starting down their own paths. O...
Jenna Moppett5 hours ago
A Letter to Wren...
On December 3rd 2017 at 06:24, Wren was brought in to the world, and at that moment, OUR world stood still. Wren was stillborn. Since then, our world has done all kinds of things. Sometimes it is movi...
Becky Stanway5 hours ago
Dealing With Divorce
I was 11/12 when my parents divorced, and to say I was blindsided is an understatement. Like every child, I thought my parents were going to be together forever; the perfect family. Looking back now, ...
Shimera Wixa day ago
My Brother Is a Monster
My brother is a monster. That’s what I think sometimes when I’m cleaning up the aftermath of yet another meltdown. When I’m refolding the laundry from the basket he threw across the room or re-shelvin...
Places You Should Never Breastfeed
Breastfeeding is a natural thing that women do. Unfortunately, there's some stigma attached to breastfeeding in public exactly because it's something women do. Remember, America is a patriarchy fixate...
Shimera Wixa day ago
The Truth About Being a Single Mother
June 2nd, 2016 is the day that I became a single mother to my then, one year old and six month old. My daughter, barely walking at the time, with her brown curls bouncing with every wobbly step, put h...
The Life and Mind of a New Mother
Any expectant mothers out there? Or expectant fathers? Listen closely: you need to take note on how to support yourself and/or your partner through the most challenging but amazing part of your life. ...
Miakoda Natane 2 days ago
Listening
When most people think of communication, their minds go to dialogue, arguably the most prevalent form of communication, and when they think of dialogues and everyday conversation they think of the act...