Category Archives: Children

It’s Not a Scary Medical Scan, It’s an Adventure!

An Adventure I’m delighted to see this initiative to help ease the fears of young children when getting a medical scan in the big scary, noisy, machines. Way to go, GE! Thank you for sharing the article, Leo at Not … Continue reading

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A Great Day

Yesterday my Beloved, our daughter-in-law Erika, and I took Thomas and, Wonder Woman, err, I mean Riley to a Halloween-themed train ride, a ride on a carousel (we looked for Flora Belle the carousel horse but she must have been … Continue reading

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A Fun Book Fair Story

At one of the book fairs I just attended, a delightful girl perhaps five or six years old ¬†stopped by my table and locked her eyes onto one of my books. I could tell that her mother was somewhere nearby … Continue reading

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Not Fair Picking on Old People!

Three little boys were bragging about how tough they were. “I’m so tough,” said the first boy, “that I can wear out a pair of shoes in a week.” “Well,” said the second boy, “I’m so tough, I can wear … Continue reading

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Gratitude Comes Naturally

    I believe there is great wisdom in delighting in the blessings all around us. Gratitude comes naturally when we see with the eyes of a young child and experience with an open heart all the miracles of our … Continue reading

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She’s Covered

While at the home-warming party of one of our nieces and her husband this afternoon, a little girl walked into the center of the main room and coughed loudly. Fortunately for her, she covered a part of her head with … Continue reading

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I Love How Young Children Think

On a recent FaceTime call with our younger son Brian’s family in Maryland, I heard something that brought a chuckle to me and I wanted to share it with you: When one of the four-year-old twins saw a fuzzy caterpillar … Continue reading

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