Posts Tagged ‘ children ’

My Overdue Thank-You Letter

June 5, 2018
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Several years ago, someone told me a story about “discovering your grateful heart.” So, I decided to work on that. Over the course of the next year, I sent one thank-you letter each week to…

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Humor Meets Horror – Dolls by Guest Writer Doreen McGettigan

October 8, 2016
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Doreen McGettigan is the author of Bristol Boyz Stomp, the true story of the random road rage murder of her brother, musician David Albert and The Stranger in My Recliner, also a nonfiction story of…

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It’s Not Too Late to Prepare Your Child for the 2028 Olympics

August 22, 2016
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While the recent Rio Olympic Games are still fresh in your mind, it’s a perfect time to start getting your own child ready for the 2028 Olympics. The final venue has not yet been decided.…

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Allegedly Sweet Things Said to Me by Children

August 18, 2016
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(From a four year old preschooler, explaining why she needed to wear a “bra” (bathing suit top) under her shirt) “I need it so I can have big boobies like Miss Michelle.” (From a six…

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Friday Humor Devotional

May 6, 2016
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Dear Lord, please remind me to be more specific when my children asked me what I want for Mother’s Day. I said I simply wanted a flower from each of them.  I guess I got…

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ALLIGATORS, LIP GLOSS AND SEX IN SPACE: WHAT I LEARNED FROM MAGAZINES THIS WEEK

February 29, 2016
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  According to both Russian and American space authorities, nobody has ever had sex in space. (Popular Mechanics, February 2016) Wealthy people don’t watch a lot of TV. (Money, March 2016) The more sleep you…

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HumorOutcasts Radio – Interview with Tim Jones

February 12, 2016
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This week, humorist and first-time author Tim Jones joined me on HO Radio. His book YOU’RE GROUNDED FOR LIFE-Misguided Parenting Strategies That Sounded Good At The Time has parents in all stages of life feeling…

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How to Open a Christmas Present

December 22, 2015
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Christmas will be here any day now. Well, actually, it will be here in three days, but it sounds more dramatic the way I say it. As a strict Christmas traditionalist, I feel that this…

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Hollywood Habitat Hell

October 9, 2015
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Holy smokes did we have a dilemma at the Brakeman household. It started a few days ago when the kids found out that I would be working on a PetSmart commercial. I had tried to…

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What we WISH we could say to our kids

September 29, 2015
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Years ago, I had this reckless notion that something was missing in my life which could only be filled by having kids. So we started a family – and got so much more: eight years…

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