children

Children: Our most valuable natural resource.

Clara Harrison2 days ago
Separation Anxiety in Young Children
In recent months, many citizens of the United States have voiced concern for the implementation of the immigration policy and the effects that the policy has on the children involved. Since April, it ...
Amanda Brock3 days ago
Do You Really Have to Grow Up?
On Saturday I attended my four-year-old daughter Ava’s preschool graduation. Ava is my third and final child. My third to go through and graduate from preschool; my third to grow up. Ava is the baby o...
Brandi Brown4 days ago
Living with & Loving a Sick Child
Most would-be parents wish for a baby who is “healthy and happy.” Fortunately for most parents, that happens. For some parents, however, the baby may be happy but not healthy. Living with a child with...
Entry #2: Relationship with My Mother??? It's Complicated
"Kailyn's chewing her rubber bracelet, again. She's going to swallow it and choke one of these times," my mother says as we walk down the street towards a restaurant. "Well, she has poor oral motor sk...
Father
"If you dont have time, make time" My father was, is, the driving force behind my identity. And he was not a good father. By no means was he a decent father. But he was my father. And I love him, rega...
Kat Leeshue6 days ago
Praying for Strength
Let’s start with the beginning, which always seems like a good place to begin. My memories are fuzzy when it comes to life before 5 years old, but I can remember those 5 years as being happy, with goo...
I Blame My Childhood
I blame my childhood This is the reason so many present for the addiction, affliction, or damage they have to their character. They had a hard upbringing, abuse, be it physical or mental, neglect, or ...
K. jones8 days ago
Boymom
I am a boy mom. I have a boy who is 23, a son of 15, and a Grandson of 16 months. So for 23 years, I have been a boy mom. I have fixed enough food to feed a small county, fried enough chicken to hang ...
Hannah Fricker9 days ago
A Day in the Life
It's 6:30 AM and you're woken up by an obnoxious alarm. You wait for the snoring mass beside you to get up and turn it off. It is his alarm clock after all. As you lay there praying the smaller snorin...
Alicia Hogue10 days ago
Postpartum Depression
It can happen to anyone, whether you're a first time mom or on your third child. It's not fun and it's one of the worst feelings a woman can go through—in my opinion, at least. Postpartum depression—f...
Melanie Ma10 days ago
Ways to De-Stress Your Toddler
Toddlers are just as prone to stress as adults, but the younger the child is, the less they are going to understand what is going on. Which will probably make them even more stressed out, and that is ...
Contemplating My Parenting Style
My son, Samuel, is 18-months-old (or a year and a half, you'll probably be hearing about him a lot), and I CANNOT TELL YOU how many mornings I have woken up to poop in his bed after he somehow ripped ...
Anna Paige10 days ago
A Mom With a Full-Time Job
If you are a parent, congratulations! You are probably one of two things: hardworking or hardworking...same word, but two completely different meanings! Hi, I’m Anna (one of my nicknames), I’m 22 year...
Faith Nye11 days ago
Living the Crazy Life
My life is amazing, but needless to say it's nothing less than a crazy chaotic circus! Within 2-3 years I became a mother of two beautiful boys, got married, got a puppy, and moved 5 times before buyi...
Hannah Rouse12 days ago
Mastatic Neuroblastoma
I don’t have custody of my son. His name is Easton, his birthday is September 15th, 2015. I was struggling with PTSD, anxiety, depression, and I just couldn’t give him the time and attention that he n...
Beautiful Aina12 days ago
Three Things We Can Learn from a 3-Year-Old
There are few things that allow a person to pause for a moment and really understand that they are still learning. It's like a piece of clarity washes over the brain and you see that you are not actua...
Aspen Murphy12 days ago
1 Month Postpartum With a Newborn
No one prepares you for how hard raising a child can be after you leave the hospital. They say it takes a village to raise a child, so use your village and get all the help you can, because the first ...
Jennifer Violet13 days ago
How To Keep Your Babies Cool in the Summer, According to Pediatricians
When my kids were babies, I was always on the hunt for multiple ways to keep them cool in the hot summers. They are super sensitive to the sun and they'll instantly get red if they aren't coated in su...