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The Birthday Surprise

It was ten o’clock on Saturday morning when Pam got a call from her daughter Suzie. It interrupted her preparations for Stan’s sixtieth birthday party. “Calm down, Honey. Why are you crying?” asked Pam. “Why didn’t you tell me?” accused … Continue reading

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Traditions of a Modern Family

After another exhausting day, Brett and Andrea collapsed on the living room couch. Their children, Quinton and Hayley, were in their rooms, presumably doing homework. “I worry we don’t do enough together as a family,” confessed Andrea. “Huh,” grunted Brett. … Continue reading

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Popular Sayings and Other Lies

Angie was reading a book in the living room when her daughter, Katie, burst in and fell face first on the couch. “Ben dumped me,” wailed Katie. A perverse smile spread across Angie’s lips. About time, she thought to herself. … Continue reading

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Precious Moments

Stuart walked in on Wendy as she was on her phone. He awkwardly waited until the end of the call. She laughed, then replied, “I promise to have a good day. Thanks for remembering. Love you, mom. Bye.” “What was … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Credit

“Ugh. I ate so much I could burst,” said Matt. “That was an amazing meal, dear.” Alison smiled. It was her first time making Thanksgiving dinner for the family. “I agree,” added Alison’s dad. “It was wonderful.” Her mom, smiled … Continue reading

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Magnetic Fishing

As soon as Brenda entered her parents house, her mom announced, “You need to speak to your father.” “Why, is he gardening in the backyard in his underwear again?” replied Brenda. “He’s taken up a new hobby,” said her mother. … Continue reading

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When Maternal Instincts Are Stretched

“It would be a lot easier to behave if there wasn’t so many other exciting options,” announced Clayton. He was standing ankle deep in a home made jello pool in the in middle of the living room. His mother, red … Continue reading

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