parents

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

Stessy N Ducks3 months ago
Mindfulness for Moms
Being a mom is hard. Don't get me wrong, I love my four littles so incredibly much it hurts sometimes, but seriously, it's the toughest gig out there. You can lose yourself in the mom role and forget ...
Jade Pulman3 months ago
Five Activities To Help Your Kids Beat the Heat This Summer
When summer hits, and school is out, most parents are left wondering how they'll keep their kids entertained. While the internet has a lot to offer in terms of things to do, this can result in your ki...
Bridgette Diana3 months ago
Life of a Super Mommy
Definition of a, “Super Mommy:” SUPER busy, SUPER tired, but SUPER blessed! There are days where I feel like I am winning at life. The kids wake up in a good mood, they are not arguing, because the ot...
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LG Reagon3 months ago
The Hidden Danger of the Potato
I decided to take the long drive and visit my mother. She is a wonderful woman. I was blessed being born to such a strong person who has taught me the art of self-sufficiency with or without money. My...
Karma Coco3 months ago
A Crappy Birthday Card, from the Happiest 4 Year Old
My dad and I have this relationship centered around food. It's like a sliding scale of emotional binge eating, to simply spending time together. My dad and I haven’t had a perfect relationship, but so...
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Praia Princess3 months ago
Concerned Parent
It all seemed like the perfect world. My two little angels seemed to have it all. They play on top elite teams in sports, they participate in various school activities and most importantly they were p...
Iggy Paulsen3 months ago
10 Reasons Why Parenting Culture Is Toxic
"You'll change your mind someday." It's a quote that I've heard just about every smug mom say to me at least once in my life after they heard I don't want to have kids. I never wanted kids; I don't ev...
Dalila Abdelkhalek3 months ago
Growing Up Without a Dad: Getting Used to Unanswered Questions
He left, and instead of leaving me empty he left me filled with unresolved emotions. Filled with anger, and with doubt, and with guilt. He left, and in doing so he branded me with a mark that went so ...
The Risk of Not Knowing Your Child's Face, and the Unthinkable Danger of Not Knowing Their Favorite Things
One day, a couple of years ago, I was watching TV, when an Amber Alert ticked across the bottom of the screen. It was for a 16-year-old boy in the next town over. The description the parents gave the ...
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Cam M3 months ago
My Father
It isn't up to the child to reach out to the parent. I've been estranged from my father for nearly seven months. This isn't the first time we've been estranged and, undoubtedly, it won't be the last. ...
Nicole Ann3 months ago
A Gift that Helps: Four Special Online Shopping Finds you Can Buy your Mom
Buying something for yourself is one gleeful thing, and buying for the people dear to you is another sweet one. What a great delight it is to give love and appreciation to your parents through materia...
Arunima Mittal3 months ago
Why Your Mom Is the Only Valentine You Need
I know Valentine's Day is over, but it comes back every year with the same memes in a rotation that make some people laugh while others feel miserable about being single. Why do we feel miserable abou...
Destinee Augustine3 months ago
Lost Voice
I was very shy growing up. I had a hard time making friends on the playground, I had a hard time talking to others or even making eye contact. I struggled with associating myself with another human be...
Melissa Lee Radebe3 months ago
Mamma Bear
When mothers gather... it’s all about the kids. Hell, when one mom is amongst her friends, all she can do is talk about her kid(s). After reading A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle, with a few clues along t...
Nathalie Martin3 months ago
Mother's Day Treats!
Every year, shops stock up on chocolates and flowers, however, this year I am looking for more alternative ideas that will have your mum feeling super loved!
Ashley Smith3 months ago
Stay at Home Mom Depression
A year after I had my first child, I started to have this sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach. Like I wasn't a good enough housewife, or mother. I started not wanting to get out of bed, not even ...
SEWI .3 months ago
Forgive Your Parents
Life does not come with a book of instructions on how to raise a child. It's fascinating to me how one imperfect human is expected to raise another imperfect human. I believe that our parents don't ra...
Kilyn Wymer4 months ago
Toddlers and Tantrums (Pt. 2.5)
Being a parent is hard. Being a parent with mental illnesses is even more difficult. There are days where I just want to lay in bed all day and just try to sleep away the depression. But that isn't ho...