Parents: Your Kids Don’t Owe You Anything


Photo: Getty Images Mr: Elizabeth Z Pardue/YourTango Recently, I watched a horrible woman loudly bemoan her choice to conceive to a mutual friend, her justifications for voluntarily bringing new life into the world being, “Well, my husband really wants kids, and I’ll need someone to take care of me when I’m older, so, you know,Continue reading “Parents: Your Kids Don’t Owe You Anything”

Trying To Be Happier Won’t Work. Here’s What Will, According To Science.


By: Catherine Pearson\Huffpost At the start of the new year, my husband and I were reflecting about what we hope for our two kids both now and as they grow up. Rather quickly, we agreed that we just want them to be happy, whatever paths they take. It sounded nice when we said it, andContinue reading “Trying To Be Happier Won’t Work. Here’s What Will, According To Science.”

12 Year old begins his Sophomore year at Collage


Two year old Caleb Anderson could read the United States Constitution. At three years old he qualified for MENSA and learned French, Manderine and Spanish. Though Caleb qualified for MENSA at age three, he joined at age five. His family said they were told he was the youngest African-American boy to be accepted at theContinue reading “12 Year old begins his Sophomore year at Collage”

Swinging in Sacramento? Heck yes!


A freaked out father of four wanted his mo-NAY back from an Arden area hotel on New Years Eve .After learning a Swingers Club was having a party in the hotel. How dare he and his children stay at a hotel where people are having SEX! Ouba Goobay A sex club was having a megaContinue reading “Swinging in Sacramento? Heck yes!”

What will you tell your children?


Photo: Google  E·van·ge·list 1.a person who seeks to convert others to the Christian faith, especially by public preaching. 2. the writer of one of the four Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, or John). “St. John the Evangelist” A person and especially a preacher who tries to convince people to become Christian. : someone who talks aboutContinue reading “What will you tell your children?”

Every Kid Deserves a Family or If They’re Really Lucky, Two Dads


Same-sex couples and LGBTQ folks make some of the best parents; that’s why we need to ban discrimination in foster care. By:Alec Mapa/The Advocate My husband and I adopted our son Zion out of foster care when he was five years old. We were upfront about the kind of family we were from the start.Continue reading “Every Kid Deserves a Family or If They’re Really Lucky, Two Dads”

My Family’s Slave


All photos courtesy of Alex Tizon and his family.   She lived with us for 56 years. She raised me and my siblings without pay. I was 11, a typical American kid, before I realized who she was. By: Alex Tizon/ The Atlantic   The ashes filled a black plastic box about the size ofContinue reading “My Family’s Slave”

Mom, why are you being such a bitch?


Standing in line at Marshall’s on  Saturday.   “Mom’ can I get these shoes?  No Ashley! no more!   Mom! why your being such a bitch!   Nearly, everyone in line turned around.   Embarrassed, the woman turned around and said “Ashley” don’t you talk to me like that!  Ashley, said whatever, and walked away! This isn’t the firstContinue reading “Mom, why are you being such a bitch?”