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Crazy Horse a short story by Gail Berry

Crazy Horse by Gail Berry

An excerpt from this wonderful short story by Gail Berry: Crazy Horse . . . The next day then he let me git up on top of him agin and this time he walked faster. I was a little scared at first but it seemed okay; you know, I felt like he was watching out […]

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Scott Dixon on children and magic

Scott Dixon: On Magic and Children

Never, ever doubt in magic. The purest, honest thoughts come from children. Ask any child if they believe in magic, and they will tell you the truth. — Scott Dixon, race car driver

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Umberto Eco on Fathers

Umberto Eco: On Little Scraps of Wisdom

I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom. — Umberto Eco

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The first 40 years of childhood are the hardest.

The First 40 Years of Childhood Meme

Internet Meme: The first 40 years of childhood are always the hardest.

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George Clooney: A Prayer for My Country

George Clooney: On Prayer

I pray for my country. I pray that we can find more that unites us than divides us. I pray that our nation’s leaders want to do the same. I pray that young children like Tamir Rice can feel safe in their own neighborhood. I pray for all of our children. I pray for our […]

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Facebook Love

I Love Children: Funny Answers to Test Questions

Here are a few funny answers to test questions from children. Creative children, for sure.

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The Fence: A Video Story

The Fence: A Video Story

Once upon a time, there was a young boy with a very bad temper. To teach the boy a lesson, his father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper he must hammer a nail into their wooden fence. On the first day of this lesson, the […]

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The Giraffe

Children’s Letters to God: An Excerpt

Here are some real-life charming and wonderful letters from children to God – collected in Children’s Letters to God by Stuart Hample and Eric Marshall (from Workman Publishing). Neat stuff here. Funny, too. Dear God: What does it mean you are a jealous God? I thought you had everything. — Jane Dear God: My grandpa says […]

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The first 40 years of childhood are the hardest.

The First 40 Years of Childhood Meme

The first 40 years of childhood are always the hardest! Meme Resource Sites (for creating memes) Internet Gifs and Memes

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A Mother’s Love

A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity. It dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path. — Agatha Christie, novelist Happy Mother’s Day to every mom, mother, ma, mama, nana, mamm, mutter, maman, madre, maji, ahm, makuahine, haha, […]

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