Motherhood

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...

Mothers Have Power

VIDEO: Franscisca Mandeya, author of Mother Behold Thy Son, talks with Elisa Gambino, One Production Place, about “the power of a mother to transform this world.”

The Power of Adversity, Grit and Intuition

Have you ever sat wondering, “how did I become this way?” Whether “this way” has a positive or negative emotion attached to it, it’s interesting to try and dig deep to make sense...

Just wanna have my little slice.

I wanted to write this story because maybe somewhere out in the world is a girl like me. A girl that grew up in a place that can only be compared to hell. A girl who got pregnant at 16 and...

The Guilt of Staying Home after Baby

Have you all noticed the shift in what the average American household consists of? If you are unsure of what I am exactly implying, I mean… have you ever looked at the roles of the family...

My body does not define me.

As a teenager and a young 20 something I suffered with body dysmorphia. I was the skinny fat girl. I had a childhood that no one should ever have, a multitude of pain-struggle-abuse-pain...

Blessings upon blessings

My Name is Tai. I’m a 19 year mother to my beautiful son. But for 8 months of my pregnancy, no one knew I was pregnant because I couldn’t tell anyone. I was 18 when I got pregnant and...

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I want to share my story hoping to help others around the world who experienced what I went through See in 2011 I went through some some very hard times carrying 2 children that I had...