family

Family unites us; but it's also a challenge. All about fighting to stay together, and loving every moment of it.

Sharlene Albaa year ago
Love Shadows: Part 7
You'd think hating someone for so long wouldn't make you feel much watching them rot on their death bed. Seeing her mother lying in a hospital bed dying, weak and helpless from her own sickness should...
Julia Barkera year ago
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November 27, 1965. The day Catherine shed her maiden name and took the one of the love of her life. Before I get into the details, let's go back. Way back. They were children when they met. Catherine ...
Bailee Schmidta year ago
Baby Mama Drama
You've met the man of your dreams, who loves you, who is mature and supportive of everything you do (well almost everything). You're star struck and you can't believe how lucky you are. There's just o...
Did This Really Happen?
Have you even just sat back and thought to yourself how in the hell did I get myself in this situation? Well that just happened to me. Now let me tell you how it all started. It started off like any o...
My Home Is Not My Home Anymore
Leaving home for uni last September was the most foreign experience of not just 2017 but my life. Years ago whenever I had an argument with my mum or felt bored of my hometown I would always say "Only...
I Do - Take Two
(Why I'm Planning a Vow Renewal/ Second Wedding in Nine Weeks)
Savannah McCaina year ago
Ordinary Tune
Ordinary Tune There was one room he was not allowed to go into when he would return home from school. He went to a boarding school in Brighton, United Kingdom. It was called Brighton College, of cours...
Taylor Mordena year ago
My Crazy Love Story
A few months ago, I was going through a TED talk stage (again lol) and came across one done by Leslie Morgan Steiner. She was speaking about domestic violence, and, more specifically, why abused women...
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Sasha Corderoa year ago
Instagram, Half-sisters, and Lies, Oh My!
Remember the movie The Parent Trap? Young and innocent Lindsay Lohan goes to summer camp and has a chance encounter with her twin sister she never even knew she had. A classic. While I may not be a li...
Robyn Welbornea year ago
Memories
It is a frosty, mid-Autumn morning when I make the journey to my father’s house. We live almost a whole hour and thirty minutes apart. On the travel there, I give myself the usual pep talk about why a...
Melyna Phana year ago
Labrador & Shih Tzu
Dogs. They’re man’s best friend. These little creatures are adorable. They come in a variety of breeds. We have the Pit Bull (that are not a problem by the way, the owners are), the Husky, the Spaniel...
It Wasn't Me, It Was His Finances
For years finances have been known to be the root of many relationship troubles. It's like the big elephant in the room that seems to never go away. What's worse is that often times we as women don't ...
'Stop Hitting My Mommy!'
“Stop hitting my mommy!” Those words. Those. Words. I will never forget the first time I heard those words. I can remember every single detail from that exact moment. I wish I wasn't able to. I was so...
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Jessi Davisa year ago
4 Years and a Moment
How many mistakes do you usually make before you decide things need to change? How long does it take you to realize something's gotta give? Sometimes it takes us years to fully take responsibility for...
Stella Stampera year ago
Is It Even Possible to End Bullying?
What’s happened to get me thinking - My beloved grandad passed in the summer of 2016, he was the epitome of a gentle giant. The kindest of souls. He would do anything for his family, his grandkids esp...
How Relationships Change After Kids (And Why You Might Get Divorced)
According to a number of studies, having a baby is the most stressful event that regularly happens to couples — and that's a statistic that flies in the face of common beliefs. The truth is that havin...
Claire Rowlandsa year ago
Traditionally Nontraditional
My life story is a wild ride and I'm sure I'll end up writing about more of it in the future, but right now, this is the story of me - circa 2017. Let's start at the beginning, I met my current partne...
Rosalie .a year ago
Leaving Toxic Friendships
Boy, do I have a story. For the sake of this article or whatever you want to call it, I’ll be changing the name of the person I’m talking about because, you know, privacy reasons. My cousin Tina and I...