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Yelicse 2 years ago
Mexican-American
It's hard to ignore everything going on around me. My parents migrated here for the American dream, I was born and raised here but let's start from the beginning? My mother was born in Jalisco, Mexico...
Cara Sandy2 years ago
The Sandy Boys
Hi! I am The Sandy Boys' mummy! It all started a few months ago whilst The Sandy Boys, Leighton Sandy, five years old, Louis Sandy, three years old, and Chad Sandy, eighteen months old, were watching YouTube. The Sandy Boys love watching YouTube so much! But my eldest asked me if we could make a video of our own. I told him we could but didn't really have any idea of what they could do. Our first video was in the back garden of my husband's (Daddy Sandy) nan and granddad. They have a big garden ...
Crystal Greer2 years ago
Family of Blankets
I was on Facebook a year ago and I came across this post from a lady that was starting a GoFundMe page and the post was saying that this family had lost their home from a fire. Well I clicked on the l...
Mel Pearce2 years ago
It Might Be Worth Something One Day!
I hate those words. Look, my family grew up poor. My father's family was made up of six kids all born within a span of less than ten years. Grandpa was a GM worker. There wasn't a hell of a lot of mon...
Broken Families and Deception
What’s family and why does it even exist? Does family still have value and importance? Is family something we all need or even truly want? These are only just a few questions I ponder in my own reflec...
Peter Rose2 years ago
How Well Do You Know Your Parents?
How well do you know your parents? I do not mean their names and age but know how they spent their youth? What is their favorite color? What do they really like to eat? How many lovers did they have? ...
Kelsey Park2 years ago
Family Elements
Family has a connection like no other. The members of our families are connected to us through blood, through love, and through sheer will power at times. Families all have their ups and downs, their ...
Madeline Foster2 years ago
I Am Nine of Nine (Plus One), Victims of Circumstance
The best stories I have ever written come from interviewing people who live extraordinary lives. Sometimes their stories are too familiar. Perhaps it is because they have a parallel to my own life. Be...
Carol Townend2 years ago
Losing My Stepdad at Christmas
Losing someone you are close to is never easy. Boxing Day will always be a sad memory for me, as that was the day my Stepdad sadly past away. My Mother told me on the phone she was heartbroken and I c...
Peggy Rice2 years ago
Close Knit Families
A close knit family is always right there for each other. When children are born, the parents raise their little ones to be close and grow to love each other. They are always together and when you hav...
Dear Father
What to say about my relationship with my father? For one, I can say it is a vicious cycle of ups and downs. It’s very toxic. Everything was okay until I was in high school. That’s when everything sta...
Bryan RJ Delorme2 years ago
The Broken Home
Years ago, my aunty passed away from Lupis, the disease of a thousand faces. It weakens your immune system so you can't fight off illnesses or viruses very well. I was really close to her; she was lik...
Jackie Sagastume2 years ago
My Daughter No More
My Daughter No More You were born my daughter but my daughter you are no more You were born so beautiful, your dad and I instantly knew that we would forever love you As you grew older you changed, Yo...
Anita M.2 years ago
Life in a Box
Today is one of those beautiful sunny days, you know... clear blue sky, a light dusting of snow on the ground with the distant scent of woodsmoke in the air. My brother Terry comes down for a Sunday b...
Kyleen Delparte2 years ago
My Secret Life
When I was very young, I adored my parents and looked up to them so much. Over time I started to see all the lame quirks, and I found them to be quite simple people. I would later realize that human e...
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Zachery Lee2 years 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...
Rachel A. David2 years ago
What It's Like to Be A Twin
I am not an individual. True, I think in singular, learn in singular, speak in singular and do in singular. But I am not an individual. No, to the outside world I am a part of a whole. For the first e...
Liberal Parenting
Every parent knows that children do not come with instructions and every parent will have different preferred methods of raising their child. There are plenty of arguments for and against every aspect...