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In The Beginning

Before I was pregnant, I had been dating this guy. And he was a bad boy. He was everything the parents of a 16 year old girl feared. 730 more words

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Hard working single mom's

Being a single mom is very hard, stressful, and depressing. Being a single mom and working is even more stressful and depressing. Work causes stress, and being a mom also causes stress so you feel so stressed out and don’t know what to do or where to go. 284 more words

Young Parent Voices

Erin - The Birthday - April 2000, cont. 3

The priest arrived two hours later, to baptize our baby boy.  Erin was still lost in a Demerol fog; she could barely participate in what was going on around her. 516 more words


Glad We Had This Talk...

So we grow up, meet that special someone, and have a baby! Great, right?! We spend the early years of that child’s life teaching them right from wrong, educating them, and basically making sure they have everything they need to succeed. 463 more words

Health Programs

Rights To Health; Maternal Health.

Reducing the world’s maternal mortality ratio by three quarters between 1990 and 2015 is one of the objectives of the Millennium Development Goal, actually its number 5. 526 more words

Uganda And Its Things

Erin - The Birthday - April 2000, cont. 2

When I returned to Erin’s room, I saw an autumn leaf, cut from brown construction paper, taped to the outside of her door. I would soon learn its meaning – this leaf was the symbol of loss. 495 more words