humanity

Humanity begins at home.

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...
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.8 days 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 Cole11 days 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 Doe14 days 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 Raven16 days 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 Fisher19 days 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 Elizabeth21 days 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 Schultz24 days 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...
Victoria M24 days ago
What It's Like to Be a First Gen Immigrant
The topic of arranged marriages never gets brought up as much as they used to, love marriage is what everyone thinks about when marriage is brought up in a conversation. For me growing up, my life fel...
Diane Campbella month ago
11 Things to Know About Care Homes
I worked as a care worker and activities manager for a elder care home for over a year. I saw both sides of life for my residents and even comforted the families who were torn to pieces because their ...
Lucie Watkinsa month ago
Can Young People Care?
When you hear of caring or nursing, people can sometimes automatically jump to an image of a mature lady nursing poor patients. This assumption has changed in latter years with more and more young peo...
Growing Up Bilingual
I was spending my usual Friday nights in my room watching Netflix and eating ice cream when I heard something on Jane The Virgin that made me think. Jane, the main character, who has a baby, named Mat...
Sharing a Life Experience
Sometimes, life isn't always what it seems. I know most people are aware of that. Do you believe that "everything happens for a reason"? I do—oddly enough, despite all the bad things that happened to ...
L. Rose Sargeanta month ago
That Northern Country Feel: Part One
Family life and the place in which you are raised always has an effect on your psyche; be it how you respond to different situations, what you personal beliefs are, or how you converse with your frien...
Brian Kannard2 months ago
The Eggs, the Fireplace, and the Oroborus
When I was a child, my Mother was a domestic engineer. Back in the 1970s that was the what would become a politically correct version of housewife. Whatever the term of the day for a mother whose care...
Christina Oswald2 months ago
What a Pretty Picture Mama
A little boy stands before a picture, yellowing at the edges. With a tiny finger, he points at the two people that he does not know and quietly remarks to his mother, “What a pretty picture Mama.” The...
DM Werner2 months ago
So You Are a Photographer and Gave Away a Few Prints?
So you gave away a few prints. No big deal. Don’t sweat it. I probably would have done the same thing. You did a sales session, the husband wasn't very kind to mom. You did a reveal session and showed...