Empowering Your Kid Sprouts

  TIME – it’s such a precious commodity. Ever since I retired early from my teaching job, I’ve wondered how I ever found the time to go to work – back in the day. So that is why, one day when time was winging by way too fast, I hit on the idea of hiring my eight-year-old grandson to assemble the shelves I’d just purchased. I’d just moved into his parents’ guest room for a month while I was searching for new digs for old Hunk and me. But I desperately needed to set up a temporary office. Hence, the
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Voices In The Dark

Grandpa told us stories. We never saw enough of him, but whenever we did – usually at Thanksgiving or Christmas – he’d always have a bedtime story for us, and it would always be about Jimmy and Susie Squirrel and their three little children, Lucy, Mary, and Chip – which just happened to be the names of my siblings and me. And somewhere, tucked away in my imagination, I am still a little squirrel child, with red bristly fur, acorns packed into my cheeks, claws that can grab onto tree bark, and a bunch of forest critters who are my
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FREE on Kindle, Jan 9-13!

“What? A free lunch?” you ask.  Well . . . all reviews will be greatly appreciated. MARY MARY QUITE: ON RAISING CHILDREN (AND OTHER MIND-ALTERING SUBSTANCES) is now FREE on Kindle. CLICK HERE to get it now Click “Buy” for $0.00 and check out. Ta da!  Happy New Year.  🙂 You can also copy and paste this link into your browser: www.amazon.com/MARY-QUITE-Children-mind-altering-substances-ebook/dp/B00NABNHQA/
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Twas The Season!

Church Potluck, Nov 23rd: Four slices of Janet’s pumpkin bread, three devilled eggs, a heap of roast turkey, two gi-normous spoons of stuffing, green bean casserole, yam casserole, mashed potatoes, gravy, more gravy, extra gravy, pumpkin pie from Costco, whipped cream from a can, and three cups of Timmy Jones’ secret family recipe for eggnog. (Yum!) Thanksgiving: Two mountains of mashed potatoes with dual lakes of brown gravy, roast turkey, sliced ham, three spoons of Chris’s stuffing, green bean casserole, yam casserole, four pieces of chocolate fudge, and three slices of Maggie”s pecan pie, each with a dollop of whipped
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