children

Children: Our most valuable natural resource.

Jasmine Burow6 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 Price6 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 Diva7 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 Robinson7 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 Mann7 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 Ruiz7 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 Ruiz7 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 Altman7 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 Ragan7 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 Richards7 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...
Daycare Momma7 months ago
Baby Shark
If you are a parent, aunt, uncle, or grandparent...or if you have any association with children at all! Or have friends on social media that are associated with children...then chances are that you kn...
Aiyan Turley7 months ago
Nena
Heart beats trembling and treacherous effects, drippings of excitement as I press the "follow" button, hoping that you will not recognize me or even ignores my request. The floods of memory comes stor...
Michelle Schultz7 months ago
Why My Daughter Growing Up Scares the Shit Out of Me
My daughter is two-years-old. She is beautiful and happy. I am so blessed that I have such a happy baby. She smiles at everyone but screams for me. Timeout isn't my favorite but she's smart and beginn...
Laura Ansbro7 months ago
Parenting for Good Mental Health in Our Children
We read so much about how our overcrowded lives, lack of sleep and stiff upper lip mentality can lead us into poor mental health. We read even more about the benefits of practices to improve our menta...
Hm Weimar7 months ago
What Are We Doing to Our Children?
We have all probably noticed the growing epidemic of personality disorders. It seems as though we are all developing some issue that is causing us to be "un-normal." While I do agree that there are so...
Mireia Prats7 months ago
Starving to Shame
Two weeks ago, I was babysitting at a five-star hotel. I was starving, so I put the little baby boy in the buggy and headed up to the lounge. They told me there would be free food up there, but there ...
Kinlie Worthen7 months ago
Daddy Issues (Part 2)
If you haven't read my original Daddy Issues story, you should do that before reading this one. I promise it will help you understand it better. The last story left off where my mom had found out that...