Hunter Clarke-Fields: The Surprising 2 Things Parents REALLY Need

When I was a new parent, I spent a lot of time focused on getting the right things for this new parenting role: the baby carrier, the stroller, the co… Read more: Parenting, Communication, Conscious Parenting, Peaceful Parenting, Mindful Parenting, Parents News

Melissa Hogan, JD: When A Teenager Called My Son A Retard

What does a bully look like? We imagine him bulky and gruff, sinister and sarcastic. He’s the extreme – either poor and defending his self-esteem by… Read more: Parenting, Bullying, Special Needs, Name Calling, Parents News

Alexis Meads: A Personal Tale Of Adventure And Inadequacy

Isn’t it funny how feeling inadequate in one area can leak into other areas of our life? Read more: Motherhood, Parenting, Personal Development, Personal Growth, Self-Help, Self-Esteem, Self-Awareness, Confidence, Women News

Ashleigh Wright Haslinger: 6 Types of Youth Sports Moms

It’s that time of the year again, when cute little kids wearing uniforms that are way too big try their darnedest to impress their parents while having to choose between chasing the ball or chasing the butterfly. It’s youth sports time, people! Read more: Kids, Sports, Kids-Sports, Moms, Motherhood, Mothering, Parenting, Parenthood, Parents News

Elaine Ambrose: When Your Only Daughter Leaves For College

I have one daughter, and during the turbulence of her volatile teenage years we both counted down the days until she left for college. Read more: College, Daughter, Parenting, Midlife, Humor, Empty Nest, Single Parent, Divorce, Family, When Your Only Daughter Leaves for College, Parenting post50, Voices, Fifty News

Nzinga Young: To The Wonderful Parents Of Vegan Children

My mother raised me vegetarian in the ’90s for health (not ethical) reasons. Considering it was nearly 30 years ago, raising a vegetarian child then was probably as rare as raising a vegan child today. Read more: Vegan, Vegansim, Animal Rights, Animal Cruelty, Parenting, Children’s Health, Parents News

Mary McLaughlin: I See The Picture You’re Not Posting

Hey, parent? Yes, you — the one with the incredible, wonderful child whose path has not been as easy as you’d like it to be. I just want you to know that I get it. Read more: Parenting, Special Needs Parenting, Back to School, Parents News

50 Major Events in the Bible Storyline

50 Major Events in the Bible Storyline
We thought it would be helpful to identify where in Scripture you can quickly read major stories of the Bible’s grand narrative. Click each one’s Bible reference link to read more about it. To deepen your understanding of the Bible, become a member of Bible Gateway Plus , with which you’ll have unlimited 24/7 instant ...

MotherWoman: Being The Only One In The Room: Speaking Up As A Mom Of Color In A New Mom Group

Not having to think about race is a luxury that women of color do not have. We moms of color often walk into a new moms group knowing that we may be the only person of color in the room, and if we see another woman of color, we may be pleasantly surprised and relieved. ...

Elaine Ambrose: Blogger Writing Challenge: You Can Rape Me Because I’m Drunk

I’ve never met Audrey Hayworth, a talented writer and blogger from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, but we are friends through social media. We are inviting all bloggers across the country to join us in an important cause on Friday, September 2 to participate in the “You Can Rape Me because I’m Drunk” challenge. Yes, it’s important. ...