parents

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

Bailey Welki2 months ago
Dear Dad
Dear Dad, You are the first man I have ever loved. You have a place in my heart no one can ever have. You’ve been there for me when I didn’t have the words to ask for your help. You believed in me no ...
Danniella Gibbs2 months ago
A Letter to My Father
Sometimes, we can't take back the things that we said or did. Sometimes, we try to understand the reasons we did them. We go through a million and one emotions in a day—maybe even in a couple of hours...
Oh Man! The Dream Job!
I’ve been a stay at home father for almost three years. I also drive Uber on the weekends to pay for a couple of the household bills. It’s actually really nice to be able to interact with adults for a...
Monique Diane2 months ago
Doula the Daddy: Why Black Fathers Matter
I am a doula and, as such, my work focuses primarily on pregnant and postpartum mothers. However, I assist fathers to be more involved in the process of birth and caring for the newborn. Time and agai...
Kid’s Birthday Just 'Round the Corner? Hire Bouncy Castle ASAP!
If you are a parent, then you will know that organizing a party for kids is no joke. When it comes to entertaining five-year-olds, things can become quite challenging. Like grown-ups, you cannot expec...
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Danni Baxter2 months ago
Mother's Day Black-Out for the Innocent Children Living Without Their Mothers
She laughs easily, works hard, pays bills, and hustles. As the work day draws to a close she glances at the clock. Will she be on time? Time is something she never has enough for but she doesn't let i...
Ross Geller2 months ago
6 Effects of Aerated Drinks on Kids' Teeth
As conscious parents, understanding the effects of your child's food habits is very important. As children, the bright colors, the attractive ads, and of course the freebie toys always attract them to...
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Kevin 2 months ago
How to Help Your Kids with the Many Turns of Life
Growing up can be a very hard thing to do. Your kids will need your help during many different and challenging times in their life. Knowing that your parents are there for you can be a big boost that ...
KaSandra Madrigal2 months ago
Mom: New Body and Wellness
In my early 20s, it popped up in my mind that I've always wanted to be a mom. All I know about raising kids is to take them to fun activities, and how to change their diapers. I had no idea about how ...
Tony Martello2 months ago
Creative Communication
Fun and Creative Communication in Families
Jessica Wise2 months ago
Stop Telling Me I Have "Such an Easy Baby"
Okay, so my son is awesome. He's just about 12 months old. He's a super content, easy-going little guy. His temperament is amazing. And I truly am grateful for that. However, let's stop assuming that ...
Anastasia Stead2 months ago
Parenthood
Parenthood is fun, challenging, puzzling, wonderful, perplexing, infuriating, delightful, awe-inspiring, crazy, and overall: weird. I love being a parent. I am the parent of a wonderful, fun, imaginat...
Jade Pulman2 months ago
Helping Your Teens See Their Options After High School
As high school graduation day approaches, you may find your teen stressing out about what to do in the near future. It can feel like they are on a time crunch to completely figure out the rest of thei...
Catherine Luna2 months ago
The Big Image Divide
I've read tons of articles about how mothers need to be careful about how they refer to themselves and their bodies in front of their children, namely their little girls. The logic behind this is pret...
The Working Mom
So, what is with the shaming of mom's by employers? I have two small children, and unfortunately they get sick quite often, as kids often do. I do not have the luxury of grandparents to help as both s...
Mama Logs3 months ago
A 20-Some-Year-Old
"When I grow up, I want to be a singer and a dancer!" I exclaimed to my father, at the age of 9. "You can't. They don't make any money," father replied. "What makes the world go 'round?" I asked with ...
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Megan Long3 months ago
Don’t Hurt My Motherhood: Moms with Disabilities Are Still Moms!
I've started to hate going to family gatherings. Though most of my family is fine, my aunt can be hateful without meaning to be (or, at least, I hope she isn’t doing this on purpose. It can be easy fo...