A 47 Year Old Birthday Story from My Little Mama

We were living in White Plains, NY, when I became pregnant with you, my first-born child. I happened to go to the gynecologist in Kankakee, though, because we were there for Christmas. He confirmed that I was pregnant, and my happiness went through the roof. I told Dad, and he looked really serious when he …

Fathers I Have Known

The following is a guest post from my own little mama. She's got the goods. -------------------------------- I've been thinking recently about fathers I have known, their similarities and their differences. My mother's father, my grandfather, comes to mind. Unfortunately, I never got to know him, because he died before I was born. One of the …

That is Why I Teach

This is another installment in the guest post series by my family.  This is my little mama writing again, because she has always been a great writer and she's always been a great teacher in some capacity.  Many many kids have benefited from her teaching and her kindness through her many years.  She has so many stories …