rebelling against low expectations

AuthorSinaiyah Emami

is an aspiring journalist who leads an active and busy life. When she’s not occupied with school and life’s demands, she enjoys her devotional time in the mornings, losing herself in playing piano and taste testing everything and anything (edible, of course)! Her favorite pastime, however, is linking up with organizations like Our Military Kids, and Operation Seas the Day, to bring greater awareness to children of military veterans, like herself.

We Signed Up Too: Mental Illness & Veteran Families


Invisible. That’s how I felt as my family had to overcome the many interruptions thrown at us because of the injuries inflicted on my dad by war. Even though we lived close to a military base, it seemed no one understood the pain I carried seeing my dad suffer from something that resulted from his dedication to our country. What hurt the most was witnessing the people whose freedom he fought for...

rebelling against low expectations

The Rebelution is a teenage rebellion against low expectations—a worldwide campaign to reject apathy, embrace responsibility, and do hard things. Learn More →