children

Children: Our most valuable natural resource.

Jean Sumrall3 days ago
Free-Range Children
One of the greatest gifts my mother ever gave me was freedom; freedom to explore the natural world, freedom to be me, and the freedom to choose what I believed. Oh, she tried to control me. I remember...
Maria Vikse4 days ago
15 Lessons Rich Parents Teach Their Kids
Living a rich life requires special knowledge about money and children from successful families get them earlier than others do. So, what are the core life lessons available mostly for rich kids? Here...
Alana Silber4 days ago
A Moment in Time
A cool, briny breeze blew under the cotton T-Shirt I had draped across my frame, ruffling the fabric around my stomach in small, billowing waves. I readjusted my dripping bathing suit from underneath ...
Summer Koester5 days ago
Kids Making You Crazy?
Have you ever noticed how your childless friends started avoiding you like stinky cheese once your kid left the snuggly into toddlerhood? There’s a very good reason for this: your kid is crazy, wild, ...
Haley Peterson6 days ago
5 Lessons We Can Learn from a Toddler
When someone says the word “toddler,” a few things might come to mind. Hysterical tantrums, constant messes no matter how many times you play “The Clean Up Song,” and small humans literally running ar...
Lorelei's Letters - Letter Six
Lorelei's Letters is a series of posts addressed for my daughter, but that have general statements that I believe everyone should hear from someone, at some point in their lives. Basically, they are l...
Nella Virga9 days ago
Breaking the Silence
Nothing could have possibly prepared me for the obstacle that was ahead of us, it would be one that would change our lives forever. One Afternoon after picking up my ten month old daughter from daycar...
Being a Parent of Two at Twenty-Two
I am a pretty cliche person. I always dreamt of having a family, a nice little home, and our own puppy. I guess the only difference that I would have compared to others is that I wanted to have a fami...
Michelle Schultz13 days ago
Lorelei's Letters - Letter Five
Lorelei's Letters is a series of posts addressed for my daughter, but that have general statements that I believe everyone should hear from someone, at some point in their lives. Basically, they are l...
Catherine Luna18 days ago
How I Cracked Tantrums In My House
I've made a discipline breakthrough in my household. My usually well-behaved and calm 2 1/2-year-old has suddenly discovered the terrible twos**. We recently took our first family vacation, and for th...
Ashley Smith25 days ago
A Letter to My Firstborn
Baby boy, you are simply perfect. In one short month you will be three years old, and I'm not quite sure where the time has gone. It feels like just yesterday I was in the hospital anxiously awaiting ...
Michelle Schultz25 days ago
Lorelei's Letters—Letter Four
Lorelei's Letters is a series of posts addressed for my daughter, but that have general statements that I believe everyone should hear from someone, at some point in their lives. Basically, they are l...
Michelle Schultz25 days ago
"Daddy"
As many of you know, I'm a single mom. I'm in a serious relationship and I don't hide my daughter from that fact. Granted, she's only about three so it's not like I can sit down and have a full blown ...
Rebecca Halea month ago
Guilty Before Proven Innocent
My sweet little boy smiles up at me in the dim early morning light. For 6AM, he is wide awake, and I'm already struggling to catch up. He's only one right now, and very few people would argue that he ...
Jade Pulmana month ago
Simple DIY Craft That Children Can Make
When trying to entertain children it is important to have some cool and interesting craft projects. DIY craft projects can keep a child entertained for hours. These DIY projects are fun and easy to do...
Michelle Schultza month ago
Lorelei's Letters - Letter Three
Lorelei's Letters is a series of posts addressed for my daughter, but that have general statements that I believe everyone should hear from someone, at some point in their lives. Basically, they are l...
Michelle Schultza month ago
Lorelei's Letters - Letter Two
Lorelei's Letters is a series of posts addressed for my daughter, but that have general statements that I believe everyone should hear from someone, at some point in their lives. Basically, they are l...
Michelle Schultza month ago
Lorelei's Letters - Letter One
I have written letters before that were addressed to my daughter; in fact, I keep a diary for her for when she's older with more, personal (specific family stuff and stuff I went through and am going ...