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Jack’s week off..

Last weeks was Jacks week off, A week off from what, I am not sure. I imagine as Jack sat at his desk, day dreaming about his week off, he would think to him self, ‘I can turn my alarm off, I can lie in, I can chill out, I can play on my PS4 all week, it’ll be bliss’. 1,013 more words

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4 books for children to celebrate being yourself

If you come to my house, one thing that may strike you (after the loud patterns and joyous riot of colour) are the towering bookcases, overloaded with fayre; double stacked, piled, titles obscuring each other, poetry bumped up against science, parenting books jammed in with books on fermenting, brewing, travel, and fiction… There’s no rhyme or reason to the organisation but one thing which is clear is that we LOVE books. 614 more words


Panama November 2017: Mileybus

Minga is, as she often says, rich in family. That includes her great-granddaughter Mileybus. Miley is fourteen, a lovely young woman. She’s smart, and studious — she won a scholarship to a good private high school, which offers her a better future. 106 more words


How To Keep Teenagers Talking To You

Lots of people ask me how I manage to keep my teenagers talking to me.

Evidently a lot of teenagers have no desire to communicate with their parent/s on a regular basis. 901 more words

A Prayer at a Gas Station

Okay, this may seem silly, but the Lord answered a prayer in a really cool way last week, and I thought it would honor Him for me to write it out and share it with y’all! 399 more words

Encouragement For Moms

The Little Drummer Boy

I saw this on my On this Day page  on my Facebook wall  and I kind of remember those early days when Nate was just beginning to appreciate things and experiment. 74 more words


#AWinterLoveSong By Rita Bradshaw @panmacmillan @ed_pr #REVIEW

Huge thanks to @ed_pr for our ARC copy of A Winter Love Song in exchange for a free and honest review.

A Winter Love Song is a heartwarming and moving story of survival and love from bestselling author Rita Bradshaw. 314 more words

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