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Mother arrested because she trusts her daughter

Ran across this article today, Mom Jailed Because She Let Her 9 Year Old Daughter Play in the Park Unsupervised. For most of the summer, Debra Harrell’s daughter hung out at the McDonalds’s where her mother works, playing on the … Continue reading

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The Family that 5k’s Together

As predicted, I did not melt during yesterday’s soggy 5K. The rain wasn’t too bad actually, mostly just a drizzle. It was a bit chilly, in the 50s, but that’s a lot better than mid-40s, or , yuck, the 30s. … Continue reading

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Distractions

When I was a kid, I figured that by the time I was an adult (in the oh so distant future), I wouldn’t be so easily distracted. Somehow, between the time I was 10 and the time I was 30, … Continue reading

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No school! No school!

We’ve had a ton of snow days this winter. It inspired this parody song about kids’ eagerness for snow days. Facebook doesn’t permit audio files and WordPress charges to add audio files to posts, so I created my first YouTube … Continue reading

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Retro Revenge – Don’t Distract Daddy

Saturday, around noon. “Dad, can I use your laptop?” “Not now Ian, I’m using it.” Five minutes later. “Dad, can I watch Power Rangers on your laptop?” “No Noah, not now, I’m in the middle of something.” “Come on Dad, … Continue reading

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Her Adoring Fans

She heard the roar of the crowd across the building. Her fans erupted into deafening cheers as she walked into the room. Several threw themselves at her, wrapping their arms around her legs. It was her first performance after a … Continue reading

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Profiling

“Hunter, stop squirming!” Click! The father secured Hunter’s last car seat strap. ┬áHe leaned over to buckle Ethan, who was playing with the door lock. “Stop touching things!” the father snapped. Deon heard the car door lock as he walked … Continue reading

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