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The Toilet Seat Solution

Dad was reading in the living room when he heard a slam! “Dad! Ainsley dropped the toilet seat again and I’m trying to study. Make her stop!” shouted his other daughter Melanie. Before Dad could reply, Ainsley shouted back back. … Continue reading

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Yeet Is Not A Word

The family settled to a quiet meal, a rare event now that the kids were teenagers. Dad and Mom shared a satisfied glance across the table. “Dad, can you yeet me the potatoes?” asked Stan, their thirteen year old. Shawn, … Continue reading

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February

One afternoon, while driving in the car, Colton asked, “Dad, why does February only have twenty-eight days?” “That’s a very good question,” replied Colton’s dad. “Bruce,” warned Dana, his wife. “What?” asked Bruce. “Inquiring minds want to know.” “Uh huh,” … Continue reading

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Paying it Forward

  “When I was young, my dad told me that if they didn’t pay me to be good, then I was good for nothing. I was so confused. I never did figure out who ‘they’ were,” said Bruce. “Did you … Continue reading

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The Mothers of Millenials

  “Guess what Carson did.” It was the kind of statement Rachel hated. The bright look in Jamie’s eyes meant she was about to regain Rachel with her adult son’s latest achievement. “I dunno,” said Rachel. “Was it a felony?” … Continue reading

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Self-Preservation

It was a momentary lapse. A split second in time. Ian had just time enough to say, “Oh no,” as he watched his mom’s favorite Hummel figurine fall from the table and smash on the hardwood floor. Ian looked around, … Continue reading

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Family Dynamics

“I wonder if there really is some odour that would make me completely irresistible to women, like on the commercials?” asked Perry. He looked over at Rachel, his girlfriend of three months. “Huh?” said Rachel. She was busy looking at … Continue reading

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The Hashtag Mystery

“I joined the Twitterverse,” announced Darren’s mom. “Way to catch up with society, mom,” replied Darren sarcastically. “I tweeted my first twit.” Darren laughed. “The message is a tweet. A twit is the fool who reads it.” “Then you better … Continue reading

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A Considerate Son

  “I unfriended my mom on Facebook,” said Gus. He sat down at the edge of a half pipe.   Chang popped his skateboard into his hand and sat beside him. “That’s harsh, man. Why?”   “Some of the pics … Continue reading

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Taking the Plunge

Andy knew Julie, his mom, sacrificed a lot for her children. It couldn’t have been easy for an average single mother. Being the mother of two boys as extraordinary as he and Ben, that was a whole new challenge. Andy’s … Continue reading

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