Category Archives: Elementary School Child

God Never Blinks

Growing up in Cleveland, Ohio I am familiar with a retired columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer by the name of Regina Brett. Even after moving away from my home turf, my mother from time to time talked about one … Continue reading

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It’s Playtime — School’s Out!

Summer brings the end of the school year and more time to play with friends, hopefully. Recently on vacation and playing with my granddaughters reminded me of so many things I enjoyed as a young child. One song comes to … Continue reading

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To-Do Lists for Kids

Yesterday I read a Dear Abby letter that made lots of sense. The story a 62-year old grandfather of a 5-year old granddaughter shared was sweet, and insightful. His strategy for sharing a day with his granddaughter resulted in a … Continue reading

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