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25 Most Recent Family Short Stories

$5 isn't much by Henry Stevens
A rant about right and wrong, and being able to tell the difference...
' Good-Day ' updated by Richard Kallao
original I love the land down under thats my dream vacation one day ,to say G-Day ...
'A Wonderful Number Of Children!': The Adoption Chronicles. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A story about a family with 22 children, all of them adopted and most with special needs...
'It.' by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A baby boy joins a family and the older child is jealous. Image of infant boy (c) 2011, by Karla Dorman...
'She Looks Just Like. ..': The Adoption Chronicles. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A family adds a baby girl from China to their crew. This is their story...
'Where's My Little Sister?' by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A little girl is excited: she gets to see her mother and see her brand new sister at the hospital...
...Memories: A Day Sacred by Myles Saulibio
"What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are strengthen each be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories..." ---George Eliot--- English Novelist ..
...Water: A Day Sacred by Myles Saulibio
"Talk not of wasted affection, affection never was wasted, If it enrich not the heart of another, its waters returning back to their springs, like the rain shall fill them full of refreshment; That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain." ----Henr..
1989 Beth and Trina by kg cummings
This is a short story that was cut from my sixth novel. Jeff and Beth are my main characters through out the series. This is a conversation between Beth and her long time friend, Trina.....
9/11 Memories by Keith John Paul Horcasitas
Memories of where I was on 9/11/2001, the day when terrorists attacked the Twin Towers in New York, the Pentagon and attempted the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C...
A Beautiful Life.: Special Needs Parenting 101 by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A mother writes about her four children, two, of whom, were born disabled (and the third becoming disabled while a baby), and the joys they bring in her life...
A Beheaded Cart by Sam Vaknin
My grandfather had one love: my grandmother...
A Big Number by Mendy Thompson time flies by! Wasn't it just yesterday that I was a skinny teenager? My mind still says so, my body is being a traitor. How dare it fail me after I have taken care of it for so long? ...well, I guess I really haven't so maybe that's the problem...
A Bird in the Hand is Worth More by Richard Kallao
A Boy Named Stephen by Fred Anglin Jr.
A special relationship between two people... ..
A Broken Child: Richard's Heartbreaking Story by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
My 14-year-old son, Richard, is in his room, with the door locked; and I can hear his deep, wrenching sobs through the door as he cries. He is probably having one of his horrible flashbacks again... Richard was adopted when he was 7, 7 years ago; and his life has NOT been an easy one. He w..
A Bust of Gold by Richard Kallao
A Cedar Point Experience, FAMILY STYLE! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Last year, our family went to Ohio, and while there, we went up to Lake Erie. We went to a city by the lake that was called Sandusky. (At this, daddy cracked up BIG time--for OUR last name SO HAPPENS to BE "Sandusky!") By the way, we drove over 12 hours from our home in Nashville, Tennessee, to Oh..
A Cedar Point Experience, FAMILY STYLE!--Part Three by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Just when I thought my Cedar Point Experience was to become nothing but a big stinky goose egg, there was a light at the end of the tunnel. My oldest brother, Anh Kim (he's 14) yelled over to me, "HEY, BABS! YOU WANT TO RIDE 'MILLENNIUM FORCE' WITH ME? RICHARD'S CHICKENED OUT, AND I NEED A RIDING..
A Cedar Point Experience, FAMILY STYLE!--Part Two by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Needless to say, one can probably imagine the calamity that ensued. "MAMA!!!! I WANNA' RIDE THAT!!!!" "CAN WE GO ON THAT?? THAT LOOKS ABSOLUTELY WICKED!!" The sight of all of the rides turned my brothers and sisters into absolute MONSTERS. They were clamoring all over mo..
A charming family by Pen name Author00
Excerpt from my novel. The family is moving to the country to have a better life. But will it be a better life?..
A Child's Gift by Ann Gray
An elderly woman chooses to spend every day alone on the beach rather than at her nearby retirement village listening to others brag about their grandchildren of which she has none. One day, everything changes when a child playing alone gives her a gift. ..
A Child's Horror by Lawrence Adams
One child's horror within the foster care system. System means, those responsible for administering foster care; not foster parents...
A Child's Plea by Ticara Love
Often time we never know what a child is thinking, but we can learn if we just watch and listen to their silent pleas...
A Choice by Sandra Mushi
A Christmas Remembered by Fred Anglin Jr.
The last Christmas Bonnie and I spent together.....
A Christmas Story by Dorothy Davies
Christmas heartbreak turns to happiness..
A Christmas Tale by Graham whittaker
An Australian version of an old favourite...unless you are conversant with Aussie idioms, you may not know that "strewth" is an exclamation of surprise...and VB is Australia's most popular beer, mostly consumed by the blue singlet wearing working class...
A Clean Sweep by Connie Faust
I opened my door to a stranger, and discovered I had a secret benefactor...
A Conversation Between Mothers (Audrey and Naomi) W S Tagert by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
MotherHubbard7 says: seems like everything is in fast forward lately ..
A Conversation Between Mothers (Sarah L Tagert's Piece) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Doctor'sWife says: I wish I could do more to help. MotherHubbard7 says: You are doing the best you can. I know that. MotherHubbard=Audrey Jackson Callaway Doctorswife=Sarah Wright~ Dr Wayne Wrights Wife.....
A Conversation Between Siblings Part One (Sarah L Tagert's PIece) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Crutchman=Dr Wright Motherhubbard7=Audrey Callaway Crutchman says: Now I have found you, I am not going to let anything happen to you, so long as it's in my power. ..
A Country Christmas by June Betts
A heartwarming nostalgic look at a country Christmas during the depression years of the 1930s...
A Cut Above The Rest by Robert Apold
One of life's greatest enjoyments is getting a haircut. I'll tell you why...
A Daily Dose of Miracles: The Reichard Family Story by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
The ups and downs of raising a family of special-needs kids. Fred Reichard is a co-worker of Bill Sandusky's; both work at Wal*Mart...
A Daughter's Love by Ron Karcz
I’ve never met Ashley Farner. However, I’d be proud to call her “daughter” or “friend” anytime. She is truly amazing. Ashley is the daughter of my very dear friend, Kate, who was the subject of my last post titled, "A Mother’s Love", and was written by Kate’s mother, Mary Margaret. The foll..
A Daughter's Tribute to her Dad by Elizabeth Blake
A daughter remembers her father while visiting her family's lakeside cabin...
A Daughter's Tribute to her Father by Elizabeth Blake
My father didn't say the words "I love you" to us. But we kids knew he loved us by the things he did for us, especially at our lakeside cabin where we had fun waterskiing...
A Daughter's Tribute to her Mother by Elizabeth Blake
A daughter reflects on those horrible piano lessons her mother forced her to take...
A Day at The Beach by Ginger Laroy
Life sometimes requires a change of pase. The beach is always a good place to start...
A Day in the Life of a Sim by Robert Blackwell
Based on playing The Sims® by EA Games, an Electronic Arts® brand...
A Day's Comedy of Errors by Jackie (Micke) Jinks
A quiet day in the neighborhood.....
A Day's Work by Jo Janoski
A WWWorkshop Assignment..
A Debt Of Redemption/Jake's story by D. Kenneth Ross
A former Marine who has lost his wife and then his only son to the war in Iraq finds redemption from two people he didn't know...
A Doll Named Katherine by Mary Lynn Plaisance
"I'll just look for the doll that "speaks to me", she said...
A Families Tragedy, A Families Triumph by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Karen and Karla this one is for you, you always tell me to write more about boys, so I am introducing you to Derrick and David, I hope you both enjoy this story.....
A Family Made Of Miracles by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
You have already heard quite a bit about the Sandusky family, as told by several different members of the family. You probably know their story quite well by now. Like, for example, how the couple met (they met at a Cajun dance-hall when they were just teenagers), how they lost their three..
A Family of Gardeners, Then Me by G Fralin
The wonders of gardening is something I grew up with, but did not inherit. When did my thumb go toxic?..
A Family Prosperity by Alexander Goldstein
The natural order of things grows in us selflessness..
A Family Story by karen logan
This is the first story about a mother and four children. This one will take a candid look at adolesent boys and hygiene...
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1. What makes the good old days the good old
2. The Power of Taste
3. Quality Time
5. Balls
6. Mayday, Mayday, Mayday (excerpt)
7. Doorway...
10. He Said, She Said
12. Father's Day - Making a Hole in One, In Mo
13. Thirty Minutes of Lovin'
14. The Stolen Car
15. Love Gives Itself
16. For the Love of Maggie
17. The Train Penny
18. A Story Simply Told
19. Jorja's Story.
20. Surf Mama

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The Goatfooted Children: Preface
by B. B. Riefner

The Goat Footed Children chronicles the stories of fourteen individuals who have dyslexia, their struggles and triumphs, their tragedies and successes. It explores a ran..  
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Paternity and American Law
by Rosemarie Skaine

Family form is changing and the law is struggling to keep pace...  
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