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Dissing Labels

While growing up, one usually gets acquainted with labels. Labels which come in happy, sad and tragic states. Glued to ones’ identity as the living shadow.Following you everywhere, often prone to mockery and hampering every good possibility to live, this only life, the way you want to live. 349 more words


Parenting A Teenager with Addiction: The Hardest Challenge Of My Life

Ever since my child was little, I always strived to be the best parent I could be.

I wanted my child to have everything he could ever want. 1,105 more words

Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands - by Chris Bohjalian - #bookreview

As a fan of other Bohjalian books, I started out lukewarm on this one. It’s about a fabricated but disastrous nuclear plant accident in Vermont, told through the eyes of a teenage, Emily-Dickinson-obsessed girl poet, whose father was chief engineer at the plant. 145 more words

Book Reviews


1. We have funny ways of punishing ourselves. While we suffer from loneliness, we run back as soon as we step out of it. It confuses and amazes me that we are capable of such things. 125 more words


Support the forgotten adolescents who ‘age out’ of foster care

The transition to independent adulthood can be nearly impossible without adequate assistance.

Being removed from a family home and placed in foster care is one of the most wrenching events a child can experience, even when it’s absolutely necessary. 75 more words


Jingle Bell Rock 2004

In which the Mean Girls strut their stuff!


My 15-Year-Old Daughter Told Me She’s Pansexual and Dating a Transgender Boy. I’m Struggling...from sexual revolution to confusion

Dear Sugars,

I’m the mother of an amazing teenage daughter. Our relationship is close, but recently things have gotten complicated. She came out to us as pansexual when she was 11. 156 more words