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Children: Our most valuable natural resource.

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Sasha McGregor3 months ago
Healthy Hacks for Kids' Health
Raising children can be a rewarding and challenging life endeavor. As parents, you want to keep your children happy and healthy. You have to figure out how to teach your kids how to be healthier, and ...
E. C. Pluto3 months ago
A Vent, if You Will
I’m 14, and to my surprise, old enough to write on this website. Thankfully, of course but there’s nothing I feel like writing about more than this. I’ve just moved out of my moms house with my older ...
Marnie Grundman3 months ago
Child Abuse Prevention
Sometimes preventing child abuse doesn’t come from calling a hotline. Sometimes preventing child abuse starts with taking a deep breath, and following the path of most resistance… it comes from breaking the cycle, and beginning the heart-work of repairing one’s self. Breaking the cycle of abuse means taking the risk of losing everyone you love… losing the people who you thought might finally be in your corner. The louder you live the further they go… even the ones who weren’t around when you wer...
Scarlett Price4 months ago
My Everything
My Dearest Chandler, I carried you for nine months and as time went on I continued carrying you in my arms and my heart. You are at the tender age of two now and we have been separated since December ...
Bad Parenting 101: Gender Neutral Childhood
I'm gonna tell y'all about something I witnessed a while back that bothered my soul. It's been about four years now but if I'm still thinking about it, then obviously I need to get it out of my system...
Shari Shanice4 months ago
I Don't Want to Be a Mother
I love children just as much as the other person but the older I get, I'm settling into the idea that I might just be the fun aunt. I was raised in a very traditional Caribbean household where childre...
Samantha Mia4 months ago
From Single Mom to New Relationship
So you’re pregnant or have children? How beautiful. Giving birth is a feeling that only a woman can feel, a bond and experience like no other. However, what happens if your relationship with the biolo...
I Can't Believe He Doesn't Care
Let's start with a few facts about this awesome young man. At the age of four he was diagnosed as having Asperger's. This means he is on the Autism Spectrum. He didn't start talking until just before ...
Kilyn Wymer5 months ago
Toddlers & Tantrums (Pt. 1)
The day started as any other, the kids waking her up for the day before her alarm even has a chance to go off. Then it was on to clean clothes and breakfast, then meds for her oldest. All of this was ...
Kayla Triplett5 months ago
Being a Step Mom
I may not have given you life, but life gave me you. - Unknown
Mia Morales5 months ago
Renovations for a Kid-Friendly Home
If you live in a home for more than 5 years, you’ll probably end up renovating something about the house. You might realize that you want more storage space, and so you add on a few more feet to the s...
Joseline Burns5 months ago
Boy or Girl
The word "easy" has never been in my parenting vocabulary. Being a parent, in all situations and circumstances, is hard work. Parenting also brings satisfaction, happiness, fulfillment and a myriad of...
Michelle Schultz5 months ago
My Daughter's Valentine's Day
I have never been a huge fan of Valentine's Day. I believe it's a hallmark holiday and makes a lot of people feel bad. Some people celebrate it with their family, and our community center always does ...
Christina Scanlon5 months ago
When I Realized I Don't Want Children
There comes a time for every woman to question what they want in life, whether it be a career, family, finances, etc.—that ever nagging feeling of questioning one's life choices. Some women want big f...
Sherrie Pogue5 months ago
5 Life Changing Moments in a Grandmother's Journey with CDH
I remember the day my daughter, son in law, and two-year-old granddaughter walked into my work with the news. I will never forget it. I had no idea what was in store or the significance of the diagnos...
Madie Bryant5 months ago
Raising Love (Pt. 2)
Continuing on with our story, Lennon came home after 56 days in the NICU. I was really wondering how our wonderful pup at home would take the transition, especially since I did not carry Lennon. I kno...
Madie Bryant5 months ago
Raising Love
Hi everyone, my Name is Madie and I am the proud mama of that adorable boy above. Lennon, who will be four in March, has been the light of my husband's and my eyes since the day we laid eyes on him. I...
How to Throw a Kid-Friendly Valentine's Day Party
Valentine’s Day parties are ideal for spending time with your favorite people. Better yet, these parties double as an alternative to spending the day alone if you’re currently single. That being said,...