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children

June 5, 2014

The Role of a Teacher

Like any child living in the United States, I have grown up within the American education system. Unlike some people, I have always enjoyed going to school. When I was younger my parents got a divorce and school became my...
June 3, 2014

No Fairy Tales, No Lies

Every kid is lied to. Its a “white” lie told to us by our parents. Making us believe in creatures that don’t exist, to make us happier. But in reality these creatures only amuse us because our parents make them...
May 23, 2014

Healing a Child’s Hungry Soul

One evening while sitting down for dinner, I was exposed to a child’s soul. The information I was given had affected me in many ways. I was over come with sadness and heart ache. What my foster daughter Tiffany shared...
April 24, 2014

Love in the hands of a Child

I believe that everyone needs that person to fall back on. Now I am not talking about in any love relationship sense. I am talking about in a life sense. The beginning of my sophomore year I was trying to...
March 11, 2014

For Special Needs

I believe that children with special needs are an inspiration to the people around them. Some people say that children with special needs are a nuisance, they are disruptive, and receive unneeded special treatment. These people are wrong and close...
January 6, 2014

The Power of Children

I believe in the power of children. My daughter, Anna, in the spring of 2007 when she was eight years old, sat in a hospital bed at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital wearing a gauze turban. Out the top of the turban...
December 5, 2013

I Believe in Our Kids

I believe in our kids. When I was 15 years old; my junior year of high school I picked up a babysitting gig so I would have some spending money. I didn’t think anything would really come I just wanted...
December 1, 2013

Precious Moments

I believe in children and the happiness and innocence that they are blessed with. Growing up in a big family and being an aunt has shown me that children possess something so sacred that slowly diminishes with age. That is...
October 1, 2013

Babies Are Motivation

I can recall the reactions I received when I revealed that I was pregnant. Heads were shaken. Rude remarks were made. I remember being told that my first year of college had gone down the drain. I remember feeling as...