Childhood should be…

…about swimming, not sex.

…about baseball, not brothels.

…about watermelon, not wars.

…about comfortable friendships, not constant fear.

…about love, not lust.

…about being a child, and nothing more.


About 1.2 million children are trafficked annually. Those of us who had a childhood need to do something.

Join with organizations who are making a difference. Organizations such as


I’ll leave you with this song by Ten Shekel Shirt about victims of childhood slavery and abuse.

FRAGILE by Ten Shekel Shirt from Lamont on Vimeo.

This post is part of the One Word at a Time Blog carnival. Check it out for more posts about Childhood.