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Category: Parenting

At First, I Thought These Kids Were In Trouble. To This Cop, They're A Joy.

Foster care is supposed to be a place where kids can get help, recover from past trauma, and maybe begin to trust adults again. For these kids, it was the opposite, and it was a nightmare. Until Detective Jack Mook came along. Read more: http://upworthy.com/at-first-i-thought-these-kids-were-in-trouble-to-this-cop-theyre-a-joy

If You Think Talking About Sex Can Feel Taboo, See What These Pregnant Ladies Go Through

In the African nation of Malawi, expectant mothers are afraid that if they speak up about their pregnancies, someone might put a spell on their unborn children. So how do they learn about what’s going on with their bodies? Read more: http://upworthy.com/if-you-think-talking-about-sex-can-feel-taboo-see-what-these-pregnant-ladies-go-through-9

Before he hanged himself, a 13-year-old wrote this letter. His parents only want that his story be told.

Only a few weeks shy from turning 14, Daniel Joseph Fitzpatrick did something drastic that would forever alter the lives of those around him. He killed himself. It was his sister, 17-year-old Kristen, who found him. He was hanging by his own belt. Parents Maureen and Daniel Sr. , were naturally overwhelmed with grief and…

A Before And After That Has Me In Disbelief: This Is Drinking Water?

Here’s an organization that is dedicated to just one thing — a very, very important thing: Giving kids around the world clean drinking water. Just take a look at these happy faces when they finally get a clear cup of gorgeous water to drink. Priceless. Read more: http://upworthy.com/a-before-and-after-that-has-me-in-disbelief-this-is-drinking-water