parents

The boundless love a parent has for their child is matched only by their capacity to embarrass them.

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Kelly Canales7 hours ago
Extraordinary Superheros
There are many things that shave me and becoming who I am. Many of these are things in which to help me positively for example, my family, my group of friends, and even my dog. On the downside, I do h...
Dealing with a Difficult Parent...
This is probably going to be the longest article I'll ever write here... And I'm hoping and praying my mother never reads this because there are things I'm going to put here that I could never ever ev...
Nikki Ro2 days ago
An Inglorious Day as a Parent
Today, being a parent was not fun. I knew it would be a rough evening when I arrived to pick my daughter up after work. She’s been fighting a cold for the past few days, and with an added diaper rash,...
Michelle Powell3 days ago
My Mother's Box of Regrets
My Mother’s Box of Regrets I stepped out of the house and onto our wrap around porch on a frigid January afternoon. The farm was quiet; the horses had already been put up for the night, the dogs were ...
Caroline Urbina4 days ago
The Father I Once Knew
Did you love her? You always scream at each other, I can’t tell if it was out of love or pure anger. Mother screams first, then after a while you scream back at her. She said words that she told me to...
A Father's Love
In the blink of an eye your life can change. Something so small as a phone call or text message to something so magical and wonderful as the gift of life. Finding the love of your life to holding a ne...
Women Deserve More Parental Rights than Men
So this may be an unpopular opinion, and if I'm going to be honest, I didn't think this way until after I had a baby and started having to deal with a P.O.S. baby daddy. I believe that (in most cases)...
Kacie Main8 days ago
The Mother-Daughter Battle
I kept seeing people on the interwebs who had written letters to their teenage selves. Sounded like a solid little self-reflection exercise, so I figured I’d give it a try. I thought it would be easy ...
Why Are Fewer Couples Having Kids?
The world's population continues to grow at an exponentially increasing rate, and it's only a matter of time before eight billion humans call Earth home. While this is going on worldwide, several deve...
Jaz Johnstone11 days ago
You Know You're a Stay at Home Mum When
Everybody parents in a different way, but I think there are some things we can agree on. I have a two year old, a one year old and am heavily pregnant and my life now looks very different than three y...
The Perfect Parent
What is THE PERFECT parent? I am here to tell you that I have asked myself this question more than once, in fact, I am almost positive that I ask this exact question on a DAILY basis! I honestly belie...
Ashley Rae12 days ago
What I Wish I Knew About: Being a Single Mom and Dealing With a Breakup/Divorce
I have been a single mom for 48 days and holy crap is it hard. Suddenly being thrust into being a single parent is one of the hardest things I've ever had to do. Dealing with my divorce on top of that...
Billi Jo Mcvay13 days ago
An Open Letter
Dear Momma, You came into my life when I was 16. I was lost, confused, and broken. I had built up walls so high that I thought no one could climb them. I hated the whole world. I believed that I was u...
Being a Mom
I am a single mother because my daughter's father passed away before I knew I was even pregnant. I will have to explain to her that her father chose to drink and drive and it cost him his life. Being ...
Kara Riggleman14 days ago
Why More Dads Should Take a Longer Paternity Leave
Any parent knows how exhausting and demanding taking care of a newborn is, and some have to face it all alone. Both moms and dads try to do everything they can to prepare, but there may be more for th...
Alyssa Baur15 days ago
Preparing for Parenting
Becoming a parent is a HUGE step. Everyone talks about how hard it can be to care for a little one and how expensive it can be, but there’s so much to know within that. Take it from me, I got pregnant...
Hannah Taylor15 days ago
A Letter to My Parents
I don't know what I would do without the love you have both showered me with throughout the years. You have been understanding, firm, sensitive, and supportive from the very beginning, always pushing ...
Katelyn Mason16 days ago
My Father
When I think of my father, there's only one thing that comes to mind: The Cubs. That's something he can talk about for hours on end. His entire living room is decorated in Cubs merchandise, most of hi...