Category Archives: Children

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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Makes Sense to Me

Little Johnny and his mother returned from the grocery store and began putting away the groceries.  Little Johnny opened the box of animal crackers and spread them all over the table. “What are you doing?” his mother asked. “It says … Continue reading

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Wise Mommy

(The photo is of my grandson Thomas and captures the joyful feelings expressed in the story below.) I’d seen this story before but it resonated so deeply with me as I read it again that I wanted to share it with you. … Continue reading

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