With a free library card, access an online vault of downloadable audiobooks, as well as ebooks, magazines, and videos. Compared to costly subscription services, this app offers you access to your local library system’s full online collection of books. Check out up to 30 at a time!
Medibang is a free digital art app you can use on your smartphone, tablet, or laptop. The app comes loaded with fonts, brushes, and backgrounds which you can learn how to use from tutorials on the site. Also, get inspired by checking out their gallery to see what other artists have created using this app.
If you are deciding whether adoption is right for you, this guide from the Child Welfare Information Gateway can help you make an informed choice. It covers topics such as the birth father’s role in the process, the impact of adoption, and will link you to many other helpful resources on the topic.
These interviews with former and current teen dads offers advice and insights into becoming a father at a young age. “. Each of them talks about the immediate days, weeks and months following their child’s birth, but also how the passage of time — measured in decades for two of them — has changed their perspective on being a teen dad.”
Getting a new stepparent can be a huge change, and you may have questions about what the adjustment will be like. This article covers key FAQs like “What if I don’t like my stepparent?” or “Does a stepparent replace my biological parent?”
Breastfeeding is called nature’s miracle food, and there can be a lot of pressure on new moms to do it without adequate information on how it works. New moms also sometimes feel shame for struggling with breastfeeding. This informative site can guide you through the process and help you find more resources if you need additional help.
The It Gets Better campaign is a collection of video submissions from LGBT adults from around the world. The campaign shows both the struggles and triumphs that members of the community have faced and urges young ones to remain hopeful. Over 60,000 people have shared their stories with this project, showcasing the diversity of LGBT experiences.
Your first heartbreak can make you feel like your world is crumbling. This helpful blog by Riva Billows talks about how you can overcome heartbreak and “why it’ll make you stronger and wiser than before”.
If you have a prescription, enter the medication name on this free website to find printable manufacturer’s coupons that offer huge discounts. These coupons are accepted at most pharmacies and the website offers a hotline if you experience any trouble redeeming them. You do not have to sign up for anything or have health insurance to access these coupons.
RAINN has a 25 year history of providing survivors of rape and sexual assault life-saving resources and support. This national organization can help you connect with a local care provider, or talk through your thoughts with a hotline operator. Their website also offers helpful articles as well as survivors’ stories.
Dese’rae L. Stage is a photographer and writer who created the Live Through This project after surviving a suicide attempt. She uses her artwork to share the stories of others around the globe who have attempted suicide and lived, so others can find strength in their resilience. Additionally the project aims to reduce prejudice and discrimination against attempt survivors; to provide comfort to those experiencing suicidality by letting them know that they’re not alone and tomorrow is possible; to give insight to those who have trouble understanding suicidality, and catharsis to those who have lost a loved one [...]”