Pages tagged with Growing Up

We left off at Chapter 1 part 1. Carissa lost her father and her mother is an invalid who had a stroke. The little girl is being raised by her eldest sister Katie-Ann. What a tragic beginning for one so young.
Having been in the army does not always make one feel like a veteran. The sentiments evoked by the word veteran do not seem to apply when all one did was serve in a peace time army.
Looking back into the past can be an interesting thing to do
Carissa lost her father and her mother is an invalid who had a stroke, the little girl is being raised by her eldest sister Katie-Ann.
I love my grandparents but I think they are awfully old - like fifty maybe.
The books we read tend to influence us; whether positively or negatively, it is posterity's place to judge. I list here several books that have affected my world (not all of them, mind you) if you disagree with me, please remember; it is my own opinion. Enjoy
This piece is the story of life expressed through the aging of feet.
Sampled from Tim O'Brien's "The Things They Carried," this short essay reflects on some of the things that I have carried, the things I still carry, and the things I have learned to let go.
A short poem about spent childhood and re-capturing it in your children.
This short story is my advice to my niece on the birth of her daughter.
This is a late introduction page in 400 words or less just to let you all know a little more about me.
I was born an only child to parents who between them had twelve fully grown rug-rats of their own, the closest, a green eyed girl child thirteen years my elder.
As a parent, it is HARD to let our children grow up. It is a time of confusion and misunderstandings. On OUR part as well as theirs! As a young adult, it is difficult to explain your actions to your parents!
In life we face multiple challenges.sometimes when we fall,others help us up to our feet.while others just stand there laughing.little do they know .the next fall is there own.they won't be so sarcastic,they won't kick somebody when they are lying there motionless,cold ,,clammy,feelin...
A mother reminisces about her daughter growing up and the highs and lows of her life.
As I begin junior high school, the search comes to an end for the lake house, and we prepare to move to another part of the county.
In a very dark & difficult chapter the author relates a difficult beating AND an emotional run-in that his mother has with the next-door neighbor.
We all need to grow in our mind we will never know it all.
With the change in time and responsibilties will it be the same?? This one for someone really close to my heart.. A question.. A confusions.. Of my heart...!! Are the things gona be same forever as they are??
A poem that pays homage to memories of both of my great grandmothers, Adeline and Mary
In everyone's life a phase come when its his or her time to think for himself or herself.. time for not being a child anymore... and time when you are not willing to grow up so early... but you realise you should...!!
Been away for a really long time, in between this period of time, what are the events that happened in my life... What are some of the new experiences that I have gained?
How often do we miss precious moments with our children because we are too busy rushing?
Do you realise how important your job as a parent or educator is?
The spiritual man will grow stronger in grace and in the knowledge of our Lord. But the natural man received not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned” (1 Corinthians 2:14)
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