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8th Grade Teacher Requests Period Products for Students, Her Community’s Response is Overwhelming

An eight grade teacher from Austin, Texas is overwhelmed by the generosity of her neighbors this week after receiving “well over 300 boxes” of period products for students who don’t have access to them.

Watch This Mom Listen to Her Daughter’s Heartbeat One Last Time. It’s So Powerful It Left These News Anchors in Tears

Taylor died in a tragic ski accident at 13, but her heart was donated to save the life of a mother in Phoenix. Watch as Taylor's mom listens to her daughter's heart for the last time.

“I Know Their Names”—School Resource Officer Warns Parents About Sex Trafficking & How Our Kids Are Being Groomed Online

A high school resource officer has spent years observing first-hand the ways our children are being groomed for sex trafficking online. It starts young, it's relentless, and it's happening right under our noses.

Amy Carney

A former sports journalist and editor, Amy Carney currently writes on her blog www.amycarney.com as well as for various online and print outlets about intentional parenting and family life. Amy and her husband, Keith, are busy raising teenage triplet sons, a subsequent teen daughter and a son they adopted from foster care.

Quit Doing These 8 Things for Your Teen This School Year if You Want to Raise an Adult

How do we raise competent adults if we’re always doing everything for our kids?

Stop Letting Your Daughter Post These 7 Things on Instagram

"We’ve given our girls permission to have an Instagram account, but are we teaching them how to appropriately represent themselves on the popular social media site?"

How to Stop Reacting to Your Child’s Pleading Texts

How do you discern when to bail your kid out and when to let natural consequences be their guide?