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DEB HAS A NEW BOOK! BEFORE THE APOCALYPSE: A Young Adult Christian Suspense

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016 in include featured picture in blog, Uncategorized, Young Adult | 0 comments

DEB HAS A NEW BOOK! BEFORE THE APOCALYPSE: A Young Adult Christian Suspense

Sam has dilemmas. Plenty of them. But the biggest one? To deliver a message to the world.

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A “Scarry” Rainy Day

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in children, fun times, grandma, Parenting | 0 comments

A “Scarry” Rainy Day

There’s fun to be had on a rainy day.

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LOVE NOTES

Posted by on Feb 14, 2014 in attitudes, children, foundations, fun times, Parenting | 2 comments

LOVE NOTES

What could be better than Valentine candy and preprinted cards? Love notes!

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THE TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

Posted by on Jan 31, 2014 in foundations, Uncategorized | 0 comments

THE TRANSFORMATION PROJECT

Who doesn’t need transforming? We might think we’re okay, but there’s not one of us who couldn’t use a little character improvement in our lives.

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CHRISTMAS DEEDS

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in antibullying, attitudes, bullying, children, humor, Parenting, teaching | 5 comments

CHRISTMAS DEEDS

Christmas is the season for thinking of others. Here is an excerpt from my book, Izzy and the Real Truth About Moose Boy.
Chapter 14
CHRISTMAS EVE WITH THE HOMELESS
Mr. Overly turned Christmas Eve into a class project at the rescue mission across town. He told us, “Giving is better than receiving.”

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SEARCHING FOR ANTIBULLYING SOLUTIONS

Posted by on Oct 11, 2013 in antibullying, bullying, children, Parenting, teaching | 4 comments

SEARCHING FOR ANTIBULLYING SOLUTIONS

Love your neighbor as yourself.

Treat others the way you want to be treated. Are there any better words of wisdom to stop bullying?

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RECOGNIZING BULLIES

Posted by on Oct 4, 2013 in antibullying, bullying, child rearing, children, grandparents, Parenting, teaching | 7 comments

RECOGNIZING BULLIES

Does a bully recognize a bully? Usually.

Does a person recognize when he/she is the bully? Usually not.

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MEET MY AUTHOR FRIEND, PEGG THOMAS

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in children, front page, Uncategorized | 2 comments

MEET MY AUTHOR FRIEND, PEGG THOMAS

A delicious novella from new author, Pegg Thomas. “Embattled Hearts” is one of nine novellas within “The Pony Express Romance Collection”.

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OVERNIGHT IN CHICAGO

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in child rearing, children, grandma, grandparents, Parenting | 5 comments

OVERNIGHT IN CHICAGO

I have foot in mouth disease. Yes, I really do. I’ve had it for quite some time, and I can only hope that it’s not fatal. What I want to know, is how does one learn to stop putting her foot in her mouth?

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WHAT IS CHRISTMAS?

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 in children, devotional, Parenting, remembering | 4 comments

WHAT IS CHRISTMAS?

Tommy wasn’t a nice little boy. He taunted children at school and in the neighborhood, and he never shared toys. Most often, he yelled at his playmates and called them names like dummy, dodo, and stupid. The fact that no one came to his party wasn’t surprising at all. Maybe it was a wakeup call for him regarding his behavior.

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CHRISTMAS DINNER: DELICACIES OR DISASTERS?

Posted by on Dec 13, 2013 in children, grandma, remembering | 2 comments

CHRISTMAS DINNER: DELICACIES OR DISASTERS?

We all have them. Memories of relatives bringing Christmas food delicacies for the big day. Food that we would never think of eating in a million years

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