Category Archives: Children

Right Here Waiting – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

These catacombs beneath the city had been our home for generations. Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent Away from the eyes of the world, we took birth here, lived here, and died here. There were miles and miles of tunnels, so … Continue reading

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Plant People – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I was on my way back home when I realized that a new family had moved into the neighborhood. Freshly painted house, huge glass windows, and a majestic wooden door, on which were hanging the most beautiful flowers I’d ever … Continue reading

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Night of the Dark Knight – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

“Mom, I can’t find my bat,” I cried out exasperatedly. It was the night of the Little League World Series Finals, and the hopes of my team depended solely on me…and my bat. “It’s outside in the lawn Jamie,” my … Continue reading

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The Kookiness of Kids – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

“It was a dragon Mommy, breathing fire. Wherever he went, things started melting. The blades of the fan crumpled, the paint peeled away…” “Are you quite finished, young man?” “You don’t understand Mommy. I HAD to turn on the hose-pipe, … Continue reading

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Just in Time – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I was dying, and there was nothing I could do about it. Lying alone on a cot in my ramshackle hut, I tried calling out to my husband and kids in my delirious state, and then I remembered… If only … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

The glam-set at my Gala kept stealing glances upwards at the pièce de résistance of  the evening. Words of shock were trying to jump out of their mouths, but in the spirit of noblesse oblige, they gulped down those words forcibly. … Continue reading

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Cute & Cuddly – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

“Awwww, they’re so cute,” cried out my son as a smile as big as the sun lit up his face. “They are, aren’t they,” I replied as I playfully ruffled his hair. “Can we please take them Dad?” he almost … Continue reading

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