As a child growing up in a broken home, it was extremely hard for me to create and hold onto healthy relationships. Bouncing from parent to parent and town to town made it very difficult to stay in touch with any of the friends that I had in school... Read more
So, I was just thinking about being a foster kid: The stigmas, worries, and all the anxiety that comes with the title. And I had to ask myself: What would happen if every foster kid (All 513,000+ of us) decided that they would not be bound by their... Read more
I remember abruptly waking up to the sound of glass shattering and my baby sister screaming. I tried to look around in the darkness to figure out what was going on, but couldn’t tell. My mother grabbed me and tried to hide me behind a rocking chair... Read more
Me and Celeste just got done with waterpolo and we're talking about success and fear -- this conversation made alot of sense and so i thought " hey why not blog it " so i did ... one of the biggest hindrances of people who are unhappy with their... Read more
The Memories of My Rape Won't Leave Me. By Anonymous It wasn't my fault. That's what people say. Still, it haunts me every day. I wonder all the time, what did I do that made this happen? Does the fact that I was... Read more
The Day My Best Friend Found Out
It was fifth period. I couldn't wait to leave Mrs. Foller's fourth grade English class. The bell had just rung for lunch. As I raced to the closet to get my coat and... Read more
Me and My Mentor
By Tara B.
Hey guys and girls! This is the high yellow, big mouth, funny writer who always comes correct with the facts. Coming at ya with an article dedicated to those childcare workers who... Read more
How Party Boy Cleaned Up His Act A Former Foster Kid Describes Life After the System. By Linda R. When you meet John Michaels today, he seems like he's going to get wherever he wants in life. Even if there's a brick wall, he's... Read more
Could I Be Another Mother's Daughter?
Agencies across the country want to get more teens adopted. When it was my choice, I wasn't sure. By Natalie K.
"Wow, can they really be taking me to lunch and giving me... Read more
Don't Label Us By Giselle J.
For as long as I've been in foster care (which is about four years), I've been faced with comments like, "You're in foster care? You don't look like someone in foster care!" or "Awe, sorry... Read more