humanity

Humanity begins at home.

Keziah Flack5 days ago
Can Being a Third Child Influence Environmental Awareness?
The order of your birth might not seem at all related to environmental awareness. I’m sure there are plenty of only or eldest or middle children with just the same level of concern as me. However, for...
D. A. Rhine2 months ago
Parenting and Dyslexia
"My daughter can't say her ABCs or count higher than ten. She writes her B's as D's and sixes as nines," I informed my daughter's preschool teacher. "She's learning at her own pace and many children h...
Fen Tapiwa2 months ago
Heart of Gold
Mothers make the world go round with their love, passion, patience, and dedication. The world wouldn’t be same without them. They deserve to be celebrated everyday because they sacrifice and give so m...
Reigning Women3 months ago
Finally, People Are Starting to Talk About Depression in Stay-At-Home Mothers
Stay-at-home motherhood is arguably a full-time job in its own right. With the number of women in the workforce increasing at a consistent rate, it's no longer a shock that the correlating number of w...
Bethany Ashlyn3 months ago
A Letter to Someone
I was never going to write this for the public. This is the main reason I will not put your name, but I have a feeling that if you are reading this then you know who you are. A few days ago I was heat...
Gabriel Torres3 months ago
Toxic Masculinity
I look on my past and see the anger of a mother that abandoned us, and a father that didn't really teach the lessons I was looking for, the lessons I needed. A father that was emotional, but never in ...
Nalana Phillips4 months ago
The Forgotten One (Ch. 3)
Once we were moved into 8341 Henry Circle and settled, it was time to explore new surroundings. Our neighborhood consisted of two cul-de-sacs. We lived in the second house on the right. My stepmother ...
Tori Tuggle4 months ago
Why I Walked Away from My Family
If I can tell you one thing: people do not change. You can put years into a false hope only to be met with harsh reality. You can’t make people become what you need them to be. It just bites even hard...
Bradley Perry5 months ago
The Slow Removal of the Family System in America
Many of the topics in this article are very controversial, so read with an open mind, please. Why have seemingly come to live in a world where being a family is less than a positive thing. It is sad, ...
Andri Efstathiou5 months ago
Creativity and Motherhood
I have a confession to make. I started blogging over a year ago to find my voice. To unload and dump all the words in my brain that have been eating tiny holes into the fiber of my being for decades. ...
Willa Wall5 months ago
I Don't Want to Be a Mother Anymore. Therefore, I Don't Want to Be a Teacher Anymore
Ever since people started asking me, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" I always relentlessly answered back with, "I want to be a mom!" For some reason, I romanticized the idea of being a moth...
Nicole Addison6 months ago
Simple Reminders for This Holiday Season
As the holidays draw closer, shopping malls world wide become increasingly packed with each passing day. Money is being spent left right and centre as people rush to withdraw their wallets, cheques, a...
Daniel Saravia6 months ago
Calling All First Generation American Millennials
So you're a millennial, and you're also the child of an immigrant in the USA. Welcome. Warning: some of the language I use is intended as comedic sarcasm. I will try to refrain and limit that as much ...
Nalda Parker6 months ago
Bringing Joy to Christmas
As a therapist I have known supported many people that over extend themselves in order to buy gifts for their family and find that the next Christmas they are still paying for the gifts from last Chri...
Why Christmas Isn't the Happiest Time of the Year
Everyone knows that the winter holidays are supposedly the happiest time of the year. Well, I say it is not for a lot of families around the world, even just in our hometowns. So let me explain this a...
Carol Townend7 months ago
What Christmas Really Means to Me
When people around me think of Christmas, they often think of Christmas parties, presents and decorations and a Christmas tree. However in my house we put up a tree and just minimal decorations. We do...
Le'Ann Hernandez7 months ago
Lost at Home
Nearly 19 years ago, I was born in Bell County, Texas. My parents, as well as both sides of my family, are of Puerto Rican descent. Living in a Hispanic household, or at least mine, held a stigma. A s...
Dawn West8 months ago
Happy
I was sitting in my car waiting on my youngest to get out of school when that new song came on. You know, the one about the singer wanting some nebulous person to be "happier". Well I hate to say that...