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By Margaret Welwood
A simple guide to fostering language development pre-birth to four years old. How does music help? What kind of music? What kind of toys are best? What colors? What kind of books work well for very young children? How much TV should children under two years old watch? And what can you do now to...
Sweet Little daisy girl is a poem about a parent watching their little girl with loving and caring eyes.
How our imagination, or perhaps our reality, fades with time.
Poetry | Updated Aug 29, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
A wishing of understanding.
Poetry | Updated Aug 29, 2013 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Nick James
A short story about the fear of phobias.
A memory of childhood, and the mystery of Mrs. Clayton.
Short Story | Updated Aug 26, 2013 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Damon Richards and Hayden Shaw were meant to be together forever. They lived together since childhood at the orphanage and their childish friendship later lead to their 5 year romantic relationship. Their love was like a story out of a corny romance book perfect and unbreakable. Until everything...
This is a short story or essay I wrote about the ever present racism that is still spread like cancer throughout the United States. I have started a movement to end one tendril of this cancer by referring to African Americans as Blacks, simply because they are just as American as I am, a...
An essay about my personal experiences with racism. The use of African American as a designator of race and not point of origin. The fact that we are essentially all Africans, having all originated from Africa. How we should abandon African American as a designation of race for Black people,...
My personal story of my childhood abuse, neglect and molestation by my Uncle and how that shaped me into the person I am today. How the molestation forever changed a five or six year old into a homosexual later in life. The negativity that arose as a result and all the pain that accompanied...
By Liam Cooper
Small town vignette
Poetry | Updated Aug 14, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
A few words about the stretching and shrinking of time as we rummage through our memories. A moment in your childhood can last forever in the mind of your older self.
Poetry | Updated Aug 11, 2013 | Reads: 25 | Comments: 11 | Likes: 19
By Jade Iris
Sam broke her ankle doing the one thing she loves, what will she do now that she can no longer play soccer?
Short Story | Updated Aug 7, 2013 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
A memory of a special place from childhood and the magic it gave those years. And wondering where or how I can help provide that feeling for my own daughter now.
Poetry | Updated Aug 4, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Rose Burg
Acacia's family persished in a accidental house fire when she was just seven years old. Fifteen years later she discovers that the fire was deliberate. Acacia follows an extensive trail on a quest to find out her family's secrets.