Lauren Floyd

‘Is He Going to Come and Shoot Me:’ How to Help a Young Child After a Mass Shooting

When 5-year-old Skylin Jamrowski found out her mother and stepfather were two of 22 people shot and killed in a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, she cried and asked her grandmother: “Is he going to come and shoot me?” When I read the words in a CNN post, I wanted to …

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Surviving a pregnancy scare with a baby

I’m 30-years-old. That means for more than half of my life pregnancy was something to avoid.

My mom told me so. Preachers echoed that sentiment, and I won’t even mention the movies and TV shows, which tended to treat teen pregnancy like heroin addiction.

Op-ed: Shame on extorters, not Whoopi or Bella Thorne

Model Bella Thorne recently posted nude photos of herself on social media after she said someone tried to extort her with them. The incident made her a topic of discussion on The View, and she wasn’t exactly happy with Oscar-winner Whoopi Goldberg’s take on the issue.