Category Archives: Parenting

Friday Funny

Photo Credit: Ben White via Unsplash.com Joke Credit: www.mikeysFunnies.com My older son loves school, but his younger brother Tommy absolutely hates it. One weekend Tommy cried and fretted and tried every excuse not to go back on Monday. Sunday morning on … Continue reading

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Oh … (Humor)

Image credit: Nathan Dumlao via Unsplash.com A father of 3 daughters was worried when they started dating — and was relieved when all the boys they brought home were pleasant and well-mannered. He felt good about this until he mentioned … Continue reading

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I Love Every Aspect of this Story

Strangers meet on a subway. A forty-year-old father struggling with math problems he hasn’t seen for thirty years so he can help his young son do better in school. Seated next to him is a man who used to be … Continue reading

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The “Beluga Whale” that Was a Turtle

The Beluga Whale that Was a turtle The link is to a cute news story about the bond between a father and his daughter, and a “Beluga Whale” that was really a turtle. Sources: The Washington Post and Leo @ … Continue reading

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Lines I Love

The gist of a couple of lines I love from The Rifleman television show: Lucas McCane to his son: “I guess I’ve been under-sighting you, Mark. I tried to protect my boy and didn’t realize he was a man.” With … 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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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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