children

Children: Our most valuable natural resource.

Sheri Yarbrough3 days ago
Those Aren't Your Children!
November 18, 1993 I gave birth to twin daughters by C-section.
Lana Hutchinson4 days ago
More Than Just a Mother
Having kids changes everything. Any mother out there can recall those first moments of motherhood, after their baby was born. In the weeks and months after you become a mother for the first time, your...
48 Days — Rare Disease
No one ever thinks they will lose a child. When it does happen, no one ever thinks it will be to a rare disease or condition. From the very beginning, the moment I found out I was pregnant, I just kne...
Haley J13 days ago
The Real Reason...
Eight hours of sleep in your comfy bed not cutting it? Small cuts all over your feet from LEGOs that were so precisely laid out for you? (Such thoughtful little rugrats we have huh?) So, what is the r...
Martina Hayes16 days ago
It's a Girl
Sitting here next to my beautiful four month old daughter, wondering who will read this. I don't think many will but I'm hoping it at least touches the thoughts of a few people. May 8th 2017. The best...
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Jessica wilson19 days ago
Postpartum Depression Made Me a Better Mother
I dreamed of being the girl in the movie scene, crying in the bathroom, holding a pregnancy test, and hugging her husband that could not wait to see how beautiful she would be carrying their first chi...
Rebecca Sharrock24 days ago
Learning to Walk
Developing the ability to walk and talk were two of the biggest milestones of my life. As I mentioned in a recent blog I recall practicing vocal sounds almost from the moment I left the womb. Yet the ...
Stephanie Walker24 days ago
Beyond Five - The Realisation That She's Not A Baby Anymore
Becoming a parent is a weird and wonderful thing that is largely lived through 'stages' and 'phases'. As a new parent, you dread things like the 'teething stage', the 'terrible twos' and the 'threenag...
Madelyn Nolana month ago
Their First Screen-Free Day
I have been a nanny to three children for the past two years, I have watched these children grow, mature, and become addicted to technology, specifically, anything with a screen. Movies? They feel ent...
Abellona Ta month ago
10 Reasons Toddlers Rule!
Toddlerhood is my favourite stage so far. Seriously, terrible twos, threenager – why does the world take such a negative view of this vibrant time in a baby’s life? When I thought about it, I quickly ...
A. Suttona month ago
What 30-Something Moms Know About the Parenting Struggle
My life as a mother has barely begun. I’m only two years into this adventure, but I’m already mid-way through my 30s. By the time my mother was my age, she had a pre-teen and a teen. Yikes. I can’t im...
Danni Greera month ago
Nature vs Nurture
There once was a boy who was energetic as a young child, subdued as a teenager. He because increasingly troubled as his family life broke down. His mother and father divorced, and his violent fantasie...
Kaylee Raina month ago
Open Letter
I want to start by saying thank you. Thank you for taking the time between parties to meet my mother. Your relationship was not one that any child could idolize, but through it I was conceived, so tha...
Teach Your Kids to Cook
Let’s face it. Food is important. We all eat, and we all depend on food to fuel our bodies and keep us energized. When it comes to basic needs, food ranks pretty high on the list. Right up there with ...
Lisa Ivesa month ago
Cutting the Apron Strings
As a parent, there are so many stepping stones we have to overcome with our children. For me they are more like mountains; in fact, I’m thinking of the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland. I listen t...
Get Kids Moving!
Homeschooling is becoming more and more popular these days, and with homeschool groups and meet-ups in many areas, a lot of the former social building issues have disappeared. It is now a lot easier t...
United By the Solar Eclipse
When I read several months back that a total solar eclipse would happen at the end of the summer, I discussed briefly with my girlfriend Mary that we should take a trip into the 100% zone. We live in ...