Tag Archives: kids

Best Birthday Present Ever

One of my seven-year-old twins made me this card for my birthday last week. I love it. I don’t need anything more than this. Life as a working mom of three young girls can be overwhelming. I’m always playing catch-up, … Continue reading

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Our First Christmas

Life is full of firsts – first step, first day of school, first car, first job. But there is something magical in a couple’s first Christmas, a first Christmas as a family. Ours was 1988. We were engaged Christmas of … Continue reading

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Giving UP

My son plays basketball and he is very competitive about the game. While he is playing he seems most at peace with himself, at least this is how I see him. He is all smiles and confidence mixed with an … Continue reading

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Gratitude

“You say grace before meals. All right. But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime, and grace before I open a book, and grace before sketching, painting, swimming, fencing, boxing, walking, … Continue reading

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Month of Dad’s

June is beginning of summer and for anyone with kids, SUMMER BREAK. These are all things to celebrate. But June is also very significant in the lives of many men who are honored to be called DAD! Often times, these … Continue reading

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Hi, my name is Jill.

Okay, not really. Jill James is a pseudonym. My husband is a career (28 years) police officer and when I started getting onto the internet and trying to get published he asked me to use a fake name. Since my … Continue reading

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