I Think Every Child Deserves a Happy Childhood

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    natalie343 natalie343
    31-35, F
    Jun 6, 2013

    Why would anyone want to harm a child?

    They love unconditionally. And are so amazing. I love children...but I'm not having any. I got so many nieces nephews and little cousins I can borrow a few without anybody noticing.
    RainbowLoveFire RainbowLoveFire
    31-35, F
    Aug 13, 2014

    Every Kid Should Have It, And Remember It

    I personally don't recall much from age 10-ish down. There are times where my grandma would be telling us about things she use to do with me and my cousins and I would be the only one who doesn't remember. I've been told that some people just don't remember or they simple don't...
    TheGirlBehindtheBrownEyes TheGirlBehindtheBrownEyes
    18-21, F
    Jul 1, 2013


    When I was a kid.. I attended a school that seemed partial to it's richer patrons. I disliked my popular classmates (and their subordinates) who seem to take pleasure in domination and proving how much better off they are than the rest of us. My playmates consist of...
    10ft 10ft
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 1, 2009

    Ruff Childhood

    When I was 3yrs my father left my ma , then as I got oldler to about 6yrs my mother gave up and stayed in bed and drank a lot we slept on a softer together which I hated there was room but she wanted me near the room was always dark as she had bad eyes so that was my world a dark...
    Nibbles12345 Nibbles12345
    41-45, F
    Feb 6, 2011

    There Was None...

    When I was a child, there was no happiness. I don't hardly remember a day when I was happy the whole day without feeling some sort of depression. No child deserves that.
    drcynic drcynic
    26-30, M
    8 Responses Jun 1, 2009

    I Think Every Child Deserves A Happy Childhood

    Every Child needs a happy childhood. For me, being bullied and teased, has made me weak as a teenager. People still is mean to me and it bothers me because it reminds me of my past. If a child is happy from the beginning, they may be happy as an adult. Children learn to...
    dave0903 dave0903
    18-21, M
    Jan 18, 2010

    Of Course They Do

    Adulthood sucks so childhood should at least be happy.
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    Jan 18, 2010

    it Is Necessary Because It ...

    it is necessary because it affects your adult life.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2009

    Mine Was Stolen.

    Things happened to me that ruined my childhood and eventually ruined me. I don't want to see people go through what I have gone through. I realize that I can't make the world perfect, but I'm going to make a diffrence and, hopefully, save lives. It's loud and here I go.
    MissingIdentidy MissingIdentidy
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 21, 2012

    I Did

    I never and will never understand why someone would hurt a woman or a child. Children are the most precious tihngs on earth.  Children should be protected, nurtured and taught.  I took being a parent very seriously.  I have read here and heard from others (my own...
    rw5453 rw5453
    56-60, M
    4 Responses Jun 18, 2009

    They Neglect Her And Leave My Sister To Do All The Work.

    I have a half sister who is 15 and is the brightest most enjoyable person to be around...or was. She went to visit her dad last summer and decided to stay to help with his newborn daughter. His wife has MS, bipolar disorder, very serious depression, and a multitude of other...
    Momostein Momostein
    Jul 2, 2013

    Yeah I Do...

    I think every child deserves a Happy Childhood, however, I ddin't have a happy childhood, however, I am going to make sure that my child has a very happy childhood, so they don't end up like I did
    deleted deleted
    Nov 25, 2010

    No child should have to suffer through

    depression for most of their life because of their childhood because it truly sucks. I'm 15 and I know I'm young but I do have a lot of experience in having a bad childhood. Everything starts when you're very young. It follows you through out most of your life. It can effect so...
    lvcr lvcr
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 12, 2014

    I just uploaded a video about the Top 10

    Creepiest toys for children, like a toy Barbie that is pregnant with a detachable belly so you can see the fetus! https://youtu.be/vYUdP8ahGu0
    TheBellaBubbles TheBellaBubbles
    18-21, F
    4 Responses May 9, 2015

    Im Going to the Best For Mine.

    I didnt do chores and niether will my kids only because theyre goijng to be stuck with it when theyre older (probably0 so why start young. I want them to enjoy chlldhood because they only have it once.
    LoveLindseyMusic420 LoveLindseyMusic420
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 24, 2009

    Yes They Do...

    I think every child deserves a Happy Childhood, however, I ddin't have a happy childhood, however, I am going to make sure that my child has a very happy childhood, so they don't end up like I did =/
    deleted deleted
    Jun 7, 2009


    I think every child deserves a Happy Childhood, however, I ddin't have a happy childhood, however, I am going to make sure that my child has a very happy childhood, so they don't end up like I did =
    deleted deleted
    Aug 6, 2009

    My Moms Four Abusive Husbands Ruined My Childhood.

    My mom is not a good role model at all. Every marriage she rushes into ended up with all three of my siblings including her beaten and emotionally abused. I spent all my childhood over hearing fights and seeing my mom with mysterious bruises. I even witnessed her raped by my...
    Momostein Momostein
    Jul 2, 2013

    But That Is Becoming A Rareity

    too many parents now seem to be wanting to party than be parents.you see it on the t.v. all the time.kids killed while their parents were high or clubbing.what happened?my parents would never have done that.they were not perfect,but they are angels compared to these parents.they...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    Apr 19, 2011

    And I Can Help

    when i have children in my care i make sure that we have a fun time... I have taught the kids in my family to swim and ice skate and do gymnastics ive even taught them how to protect themselves.  I hate to see children suffering so if i can help them i will. My son and...
    thehippy thehippy
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 29, 2009

    I Am Commited To Reforming International Adoption And Saving Our Worlds Orphans!

    As a young, educated adult I believe it is my generations duty to improve our world. My mission is to reform the current system of International Adoption, allowing more children to be placed into families where they are loved and encouraged to reach their full potential...
    lizcarbone lizcarbone
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 5, 2010

    I Wish

    Children don't choose to come into the world. They are defenseless and dependent on adults in every way. I believe it is the job of parents to provide a safe, healthy, happy home to their children. I feel so horrible for the children in the world who grow up in orphanages and...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Sep 12, 2010

    No Fools

    Children live on instinct, that is all they’ve got. They haven’t trained in bullshit, like the adults with a lot. You can never force a child to trust you if it can’t. They don’t use your tactics, they don’t see things at a slant. ...
    emmasharn emmasharn
    31-35, F
    Jan 30, 2010

    I have always vowed that my future

    child/children would have a happy and stress free childhood no matter what.
    futureCRNA futureCRNA
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 12, 2014

    Trial And Error

    kristinlately.blogspot.comI've been seeing a psychiatrist who's been managing my medications for close to four months now. I recently cut out Wellbutrin altogether and began an ADHD medication called Vyvanse.  I went to a specialist to get tested for ADD/ADHD and I scored, for...
    kristinlately kristinlately
    26-30, F
    May 29, 2013


    I waited you never came I spoke you never heard me I laugh you never find the humor I walked you laugh at my difficulty I cry you run I hurt you stay away I ran you never came to find me I came back you did not know I had even left
    natalie343 natalie343
    31-35, F
    Jun 6, 2013


    Children are the same adults you see today. Everyone is a child. We all need a happy childhood, it's our whole life! We need a happy world!You guys are right!
    BiGreenTractor BiGreenTractor
    13-15, F
    1 Response Feb 7, 2010

    I was not wanted my dad wanted a boy

    and so when my mom got sick I was sent to live with my uncle, things happened there, I think every little girl deserves to be protected but I was no.
    ameliaandmore ameliaandmore
    18-21, F
    Jan 13, 2014

    The Most Obvious

    I've seen many children, sometimes in devastated countries.  When poverty was the rule, the people, especially the children were laughing!  This kind of precious inner joy is awesome and almost sacred.It's not a matter of giving in or spoil a kid.  That's the worst...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    Feb 2, 2010

    Depending on the path they chose

    when they are adults, it may be the last truly happy time they had..
    AuntieShani AuntieShani
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 27, 2014

    Why Are the Authorities So Slow to Do Anything?

    We've been caught up in a situation with a 5y.o. in my daughters class in primary school. Mum has some serious psychological issues after a workplace related incident and is on constant medication. Mum often picks up and drops off the daughter stoned off her nut on medicaiton...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 6, 2009

    Every Child

    i believe every child deserves  a happy childhood .  there first time learning how to ride a bike . first campout , first christmas . first words . it deserves to be happy and fun . i promise this to my children.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Feb 22, 2010
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