Mothers & Daughters

Saga of emotions

Hey am rishika and am not here not to inspire someone I just wanna share my thoughts. Am a teenager -17 year old there are lot of questions that bother me am not able to find my trueself...

I have the right to express myself

As long as I remember, I haven’t been sincere and open with people about who I’m, my dreams and hopes, and how I want to live my live. In fact, I probably didn’t know that myself. Nor...

Letting go of Control

This is the story of how I am learning to let go of control in order to empower my daughter. At what age do we hand over control to our kids? Just this past weekend I was reminded that...

Being a Shadow

I lost my father to heart attack at very young age of 3 months, and post his demise my mother was my everything. I have no memories of my father and as a single parent, my mother was the...

Finding me

My journey was long, the tears were nonstop, the pain was unbearable my heart had been too many times there were days I was too sad to get up to eat no one to talk to feeling all alone in...

Finding Authenticity

PODCAST: #ThePowerOfYourStory Podcast is an interview series with women from around the world, a collaboration between Girls’ Globe and SayItForward.org. In this episode, Julia Wiklander...

My mom likes my boyfriend.

Hi I’m Lilly here’s my story. So when I was fourteen years old my dad died my mom started to flirt with a guy named Brian. When I was fourteen I was one of the most beautiful...

A journey of grief

It has taken me 14 years to finally learn how to grieve. When you’re 17, no one really teaches or prepares you for the waves that come with it. Sure, in the moment of loss you feel the...

Room of Ashes

I can detect the scent all the time. The apartment stinks. The building stinks anyway – apartment blocks usually do. But our apartment is where I can smell that pungent, bitter smell...

My mom. My hero.

Strong. Humble. Powerful. Courageous. Brave. Independent. Hard-working. These are the words that come to my mind when I think about my mom. Raising two little girls in a single-parent...