children

Children: Our most valuable natural resource.

Srishti Negi2 months ago
Let Black Be Black!
"I want to paint a flower black, I want to make a tree all blue! They asked me why my river was green, I said I didn't think it through! I will dress my baby boy in pink, Mix yellow for the dew! I wil...
Srishti Negi2 months ago
Engaging with Kids
With the increasing exposure of children to screens, engaging them positively has become an everyday challenge. Being a mother of two kids, I was facing the same problem. I wanted to keep them away fr...
Toni Velagic2 months ago
This Child of Mine Part 2
It took months. Well, years, really. I knew something was off way before we received her diagnosis. She just wasn't as "normal" as other kids her age. Her speech was delayed (as I've stated in Part 1)...
ANDREW KIZITO3 months ago
What Kids Really Prefer for Christmas!
So Christmas and the holidays are upon us and there is no denying corporations, businesses big and small alike, are all taking advantage of this time to sell their products to us, but most importantly...
amanda mollett3 months ago
Happy Birthday Son
It seems like just yesterday I was being admitted into the hospital, the doctor afraid that I was having a stroke, trying to keep my son from coming early. He was born that next morning. He was premat...
amanda mollett3 months ago
A Letter from Hurt Kids to Their Daddy
Dear Daddy, why did you leave us? We had so much in our lives we wanted to share with you. We want to know what its like to be called your kids, to have family dinners, and to have a family game night...
Kay Mellinger3 months ago
We Do It Because We Love Them
Have you ever done something that you thought would be helpful, and even in some ways it was, yet you feel horrible? I'm dealing with something like this right now, and I'm just so confused on how to ...
Jasmine Burow3 months ago
Christmas Time
Christmas is always a magical time of the year: Being with friends and family, the beautiful snow, the family meals together, and the lists of Christmas gifts. No matter how hard you try, there will a...
Scarlett Price3 months ago
Stronger Than I Knew
I never knew how strong I was until I walked away without my son. A mother’s love knows no boundaries and she will take any measure to ensure her child’s safety, well-being, and overall health. My rel...
Lifestyle Diva3 months ago
I Was Bullied
This is one contentious subject that is very difficult to talk about and it needs to be addressed when you have children and you know that one of them went through it. I myself went through it and bac...
Angie Robinson3 months ago
Good Moms
I am awfully tired of hearing again and again how much a simple elf, that sits on a shelf (or tree, or lamp, or wherever you put him) is SO annoying and SO strenuous. Are you serious? Have you forgott...
Angel Mann4 months ago
11 Retro Toys That You Can Still Buy
Remember when we were kids? Toys did not come with apps, require you to buy a console, or become obsolete every few months. We built, we designed, we played, and we used our imaginations. Although mod...
Ivette Ruiz4 months ago
Living Without Her...
Once upon a time, my life used to be perfect. I used to smile, I used to love, I was fearless, and unstoppable, Life made sense...I believe that life was perfect, I was the richest girl in the world b...
Ivette Ruiz4 months ago
Mia's Story
My name is Ivette Ruiz and I am the mom of a sassy, bubbly girl who is a third grader in Ms. Thomas' class. I'd like to share her story with all if y'all efforts to help her school year not be so toug...
Steven Altman4 months ago
The 'Why' Game
Why? Why? Why? But Why? For most of us, this why game from young children eventually hits a point where we will become exasperated from the never-ending questions that can seem to rain down. After a l...
Hayley Ragan4 months ago
Gender Stereotypes and Children
Say you get invited to a baby shower. The latest news is that she will be having a girl. You run to the store, go into the newborn section, and pick out a frilly little pink onesie and pink binky for ...
Torn from My Arms, but Never from My Heart
August 15, 2016 was the worst day in my 30 years of life and is a day I will never forget. Middle aged, lesbian, fashionista, loving and attentive mother, full-time and successful carrier, a Leo, outg...
Makayla Richards4 months ago
Growing Up: Life After Abuse
Growing up, children seek to be protected, loved, and cared for—a basic human right. Yet that is not always the case. As the rates of harassment, abuse, violence, and anger rise up in this day and age...