I am so pleased to announce my poem, Graveyards, has been accepted for publication at Spillwords Press!
As each year passes, it wraps me inside. It is only when I look back do I realize the weeks I felt were empty were all building up to the pitcher full of things I have accomplished.
This came just in time to celebrate reaching 100 likes on Nin Chronicles' Facebook page! Join me in celebrating reaching this milestone and having a 'real neat blog'.
The images and voices of people who care to see the earth flourish for generations to come inspired me, speaking worth into something as little as a hair clip. I remember walking in the warm afternoon sunlight to join the climate rally at one of my local parks. Even in my small town, people care.
The 50's, 60's, and 70's were known prevalent years for spanking. While acknowledging that many good things did arise from the progress of those times, the amount of spanking that occurred is one of the reasons I do not like them. And, in that dislike, I often forget there are stories within the millions. I forget there are people who stood against the common parenting practices of the day and did not give "little Billy the spanking he deserved". Perhaps, being a minority, they are not thought of. I think of them now.
After much healthy experimentation over on Patreon, I am here to share with you the benefits of experimenting for the sake of growing audiences, no matter the platform. Sound like something you are interested in? Read on!
Almost every mother who breastfeeds will experience having their nipples chewed at by their babies. But that is no reason not to breastfeed! The next time your child bites, with this simple tip, you can stop nipple chewing without punishing, shaming, or hurting.
Kelly Clarkson's advocacy of spanking made a huge splash during its time. While her Instagram is lathered in photos of happy family life, I doubt her reality is as sweet. Here is why.
Blogging is about evolution; it is in our nature to want to evolve and grow and reach for the stars. Give me a hand up in reaching for mine by considering a monthly pledge or one-time donation over on Patreon!
Your relationship with your children is as important as your relationship with your spouse. A strong bond is what allows you to connect when troubles arise within your family or in your child's life and find good solutions. All that comes with connection.
We hear about children respecting their parents and we hear about what happens to them when they do not; children can be sent to their rooms, spanked, grounded, or scolded. But what about PARENTS respecting their CHILDREN?
Some parents are hypocrites of The Golden Rule.