Compiled by many members of the Girl-Mom community:
- Today I took him to the park, and I'm still energetic and agile enough to run around and climb the monkey bars with him!
- I know I won't hurt myself like my mom used to if I roll around on the floor having a tickle fight!
-I'll still be super young when they are adults... Find Out More
Never in my life had I imagined that I could find a moment like this liberating. But then, most of my life, I never imagined a moment like this would happen.
I am sitting on my bed, my legs crossed in front of me, my chin on my hands, staring intently at my computer screen.
Bright, colorful pictures cover the screen. The options... Find Out More
Respect Yourself--Protect Yourself
I waited in that room. The harsh florescent light cast an eerie glow on everyone seated there. I squeezed my boyfriend's hand and he smiled weakly at me. We had been having sex for months. I was on The Pill. He wore a condom. That's why we were there. Both he and I had had numerous... Find Out More
If someone had asked me for my story over a year ago it would be dull. It would be a story about a girl who got up everyday and went to school. A girl who played sports and had a lot of friends. My story was one without hardships or difficult decisions. I am no longer that girl.
My new story starts on a... Find Out More
And So I Choose
by Allison Crews
A version of this essay appears in the second edition of the book Listen Up! Voices From The Next Feminist Generation, edited by Barbra Findlen.
As the editor of a small website designed by and for empowered, feminist teen mothers, I sometimes wonder how to attract the amount traffic that the... Find Out More