Tag: children

The Art of Parenting

A teenage boy had just passed his driving test and inquired of his father as to when they could discuss his use of the family car. His father said that he would make a deal with his son, “You bring your grades up from a “C” to a “B” average, study your Bible a little,…

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The Most Important Things to Teach Our Children

In today’s world, there is an incredible amount of stress and pressure put onto children in a variety of ways.  Some parents have an unhealthy and obsessive desire to see their son or daughter be the top player on a sports team or athletic activity, be the smartest kid in their class, or be the…

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Someday I’ll Tell My Children

Someday, when my child is old enough to appreciate what motivates and parent and makes them do what they do, I’ll tell them… I loved you enough to bug you about where you were going, who you were with, and what time would you be home. I loved you enough to worry and nag you…

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A Bowl of Noodles

Learning lessons can be a curious business. People learn lessons in life in a variety of ways and today’s story is a fabulous tale how a little girl learned a valuable lesson…a lesson that we should all take to heart and thank those special people that we know and love. Sometimes, even the simplest things…

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Praying for Pappy

Praying for Pappy Photo Credit: George Hodan via publicdomainpictures.net This is a story that took place in the south and involved a little boy and his mom. It shows us the sad side of war and reactions that a family endured at the loss of their loved one. Get a box of tissues ready as you…

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Things Our Mothers Taught Us

Mothers. This special group of ladies are more valuable than gold and can have more impact on an individual’s life than almost anything a person can experience throughout their lifetime. They can teach us the wide assortment of life lessons as we are growing up. The following is an interesting list of some of the…

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The Entertaining Wisdom of a Child

You have to love how children can be so blunt and truthful. It can sometimes be amusing (or quite embarrassing) when a child blurts out an answer that most people didn’t anticipate. Such is the case for today’s short story. I am sure that the wisdom of this little darling will bring a smile to…

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Children: They Learn What They Live

Children have always fascinated me. I have been a teacher, coach, camp director, and counselor, etc., for over 30 years. I have seen all kinds of children during that time. There are children who are very well behaved, fun to have around, and a joy to know. Some are quiet, reserved, secluded, and would rather…

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Kids Can Say the Funniest Things!

Ah! The innocence of youth, If you ever want to hear “the truth” or “honest opinion” from someone…just ask a kid. On the other hand, children can be mysterious. You never know what precious “words of wisdom” may come out of their mouths and many times, you can’t keep yourself from smiling, giggling, or down-right…

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 A Child’s View of Thunderstorms 

When you read this, you will never think of Thunderstorms the same way again. This should make you smile!!  A little girl walked to and from school daily. Though the weather that morning was questionable and clouds were forming, she made her daily trek to school. As the afternoon progressed, the winds whipped up, along with lightning.…

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An Ultimate Story of Love and Sacrifice

I am a father of a couple of awesome children. I love them very much and I would do anything for them. I am sure any parent would do anything to make their children happy, to protect them and to give them the best life that they could have. Today’s story is probably the most touching…

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Children Say the Funniest Things (Part 2)

Welcome to the second installment of “Children Say the Funniest Things.” As I stated in my previous installment, “Children Say the Funniest Things Part One,” I am a Physical Education teacher and have taught children on all levels…from Kindergarten to college. It has always ben one of my favorite things about teaching and fatherhood to…

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