Humanity begins at home.

Eve Amadeus15 days ago
The 5-Day Hurricane
Love comes through the center of the historical Hurricane Harvey.
Vince Bandillea month ago
The Scary Monster Called "Different From"
Today, my son began talking about his upcoming school year, mentioning things such as who would his homeroom teacher be, what friends would be in his homeroom, and so on. He then said he hated school ...
Growing Up In the 90s
Growing up in the 90s was a fun time! I miss the good old days of playing with the infamous Skip-It toy and eating Sodalicious fruit snacks—boy… those were the days! I grew up in a simpler time, where...
Kim Goodacrea month ago
When Is the Right Time to Have Children?
As long as I can remember, I’ve wanted children. My family is a big one: I have two older siblings, fourteen cousins, thirty-one second cousins and now one nephew and two nieces. From the moment I was...
Dollface Killaha month ago
A Love Like No Other: Part One
After days, weeks, or even months of pain and uncertainty, the moment is finally here! You are about to meet your firstborn child for the very first time. So many thoughts and questions cross your min...
Katherine Schaefer2 months ago
Till I See You Again
On this day, two years ago, I lost my best friend. I remember it so clearly, like it was yesterday. I awoke at 9:00 AM and rubbed my tired eyes. I checked my phone, and decided that it was time to sta...
Zachery Lee2 months ago
On My Way
So I was thinking back today and I found myself remembering a road trip that me and my family took when I was REALLY little. A few of them actually that REALLY stuck in my mind. This is all about road...
Yvonne Glasgow2 months ago
Six Hard Lessons My Mom Taught Me
When you’re a kid, your parents aren’t always the people you listen to when it comes to really learning things. You hear them, but you don’t always heed their advice. In fact, for most teenagers, you ...
Anecia Lewis2 months ago
I'm Coping, But I'm Not Okay
June 19, 2016 will forever be a horrifyingly beautiful reality check to me. I thought I knew what it meant to be in despair, to feel as though my life was truly about to crumble and have little worth ...
Cassandra Dawn2 months ago
A Letter to the Woman Who Broke Me.
This is raw truth, with some language. Proceed with caution. Stranded, abandoned, confused, hurt, unloved, those are just a few of the emotions you have left me with. It’s been almost 3 years and alth...
Drake Sheffield2 months ago
Adventures of a Stay At Home Dad
Being a stay at home dad is both one of the easiest and one of the hardest things I've ever done. I'm no homemaker, by any stretch. I constantly look for the easiest way to get something done, with th...
Maisie Hancox2 months ago
Dear Father
Absent fathers are not rare, likewise with absent mothers. But when you grow up with cute little nuclear families all around you, you begin to wonder about your own family system. I have carried aroun...
Deborah Alice2 months ago
Our Mothers of Color
My mother was born of a woman who did not keep her. One of many siblings, my mother was supposedly the only child her mother decided she could not keep. She was adopted into a very well off, heavily e...
Jude Goodwin2 months ago
5 Truths
You’ve met the woman of your dreams. Your sex life is amazing. She’s amazing. You love her voice, her body, her laughter, the way she sips her coffee in the morning, the way she flips those steaks on ...
Casey Rose2 months ago
What It's Really Like to Lose Your Parents
Loss is, in no way, the same for everyone. My brother, on hearing about the loss of our mother, went immediately back to playing with LEGOs. Only months later did he process what had happened, and cry...
Zachery Lee2 months ago
On My Way
I found myself thinking back on a lot of things pertaining to my relationship with my father. It wasn't always such a high strung relationship between us, we actually did get along and were very close...
Kade Lynn2 months ago
A Rant About My Family
You know what, sure, my depression is being worsened by you telling me to drop out of the one school in the one town I’ve finally found a home and a family in. It’s you telling me that I don’t have a ...