humanity

Humanity begins at home.

Nalda Parker6 days 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 Townenda month 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 Hernandeza month 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 Westa month 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...
Leanne Diab2 months ago
The Black Sheep
It took me a long time to understand the feeling I’ve had since I was a child—that feeling of always having my nose pressed to the glass, of being an opposite current in the flow of life around me. Th...
Catrina Palko2 months ago
My Story
Hey guys, first I'd like to say thank you for reading my blogs. I have always wanted to be a writer and I'm currently working on two books. I am happily married with a beautiful two-year-old daughter....
Emmie Mayberry2 months ago
Understanding Another Mom's Children
We all have that friend we adore. That friend who never returns your texts until 2 hours later, or just ignores the hell out of your calls, but calls later when something is wrong even though you said...
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Vee 2 months ago
Drugs Are What I Know but I Am Not an Addict
Heroin became my mother, brother, and sisters best friends. Living in a small, middle class, suburban town outside of one of the greatest cities in the world; You would think in such a decent neighbor...
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Lucas Marshall2 months ago
The Life of an 18-Year-Old
My childhood consisted of quite a few activities. Most of these were pretty typical, vacations, playing outside, enjoying family functions. This created a very happy childhood for me. There are some p...
Michelle Schultz2 months ago
Raising My Daughter Religiously
Religion and I have never quite seen eye to eye. I was raised in a Catholic church, not super strictly or anything—we weren't at church every single Sunday or anything. But my dad always sat with us a...
Chloe K.2 months ago
PPD and How It Took a Toll on Me
I didn’t realize that being a mom would make me feel so empty. It was day one of motherhood, and I was terrified to touch this little joy lying in the room. I was terrified like how I am anytime somet...
Tia Cole2 months ago
Family
What is a normal family? I for one think that all families have a little quirkiness to them or at least all the ones I've ever been around. I have long dreamed of being a part of a family. But I have ...
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John Doe2 months ago
Are Children Racist?
There are two types of parents in this day and age. The first type claims their children are color blind and have never noticed anything like race. Then there is the other type of parent that grills t...
Jax Raven2 months ago
Sunny
So today is Sunday, the day of rest. It’s the day Mexico beat Germany, Switzerland drew with Brazil (still can’t believe that) and that fathers up and down the country are shown appreciation. Now, don...
Abby Fisher2 months ago
Life
So, over a year ago, my soon-to-be husband at the time, came to me and wanted to help one of his friends out of a tough situation in terms of having nowhere to go. I was a little apprehensive at the t...
Dawn Elizabeth2 months ago
Nosey?
A few of my friends are now reaching the point where they have been with significant others for a long period of time. So now as tradition would typically dictate in our society's norms, naturally the...
Michelle Schultz3 months ago
30 Journal Entries to Self Discovery - Day 9
Happy day nine everyone! I'm honestly loving this journal for more than just the writing. I really love that people are actually following along. I really liked hearing about other people's favorite b...