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25 Most Recent Family Short Stories

Sari Annike's Journals (23 Oct, 2009), Ivalo Finland. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Sari Annike, busy mother of three, writes in her journal while her children are down for their afternoon nap...
Saturday Blues by Linda Gerald
The Heartbreak of Divorce is real and extremely painful. This is true especially during the teenage years...
Saturday Matinee by Raymond Morrow
Saturday Morning Crazy. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A boy copes with chaos every Saturday morning...
Saturday Night Live by Mendy Thompson
Our version of entertainment on a Saturday night back in the 1960s...
Save a place for me by Mike Coatesworth
A man relates his true thoughts and feelings as he visits and comforts his dying sister in a hospice..
Say It Loud, Say It Clear by Vena McGrath
Words from a song, remember them well...
Saying Goodbye by Richard Kallao
School Daze by Terry Michaels
Reflections of school days and the friends we make there...
Scoring Goals by Barrie KIBBLE
Boy overcomes bully..
Saw Lassie, Want a Collie! by Mark Lichterman
“Mommy says I should help you!” He put his arm around his grandmother’s waist and, indeed, she did let him carry some of her weight, but Mitchell didn’t care because he felt he was doing something important by helping an adult and was glad that it was his bubby that he was able to help. ..
Secrets in the Walls by Debra Kraft
Of all those who have come to pass through those doors since our family said goodbye to that old house none will ever know the Danish immigrant who had built his dreams into that house, and sealed his secrets there as well. ..
Seeing the World by Liz Cosline
A child's view..
Self Portrait [revised] by Alan Abrams
what's it like, when you begin to realize that a person you can't stand may be a lot like you are? [this a revision, with many refinements and suggestions from Margaret Meyers--Thanks, Mags!]..
SENIOR LOVE by Barbara Sue
There is no age limit on falling in love....
Separation by Shilpa Edward
Some husbands do have em......
Sequel by Alan Busch
This story is the sequel to one I posted (by a link to on Facebook several hours ago under the title of "Shabbos Mincha with Reb Isser". It would be advisable have read the first part in order to better understand the second. I have begun the second story with a few of..
Serena's Journal: My Heart Hurts For Her by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Right now she and her daughter along with my little girl are with Auntie, Hubby and I can use some private time LOL! And Sierra said she was ready to go home and would be happy to take Jamee with her, the truth is I think she just wanted to feel useful. I would never think of her as otherwise thou..
Sergei and Company--The Newest Family Members by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
In the last story, mommy wrote about raising kids, kids who are considered "special-needs" because of age, race, handicap, or because they cannot be separated from their birth siblings. (I CAN'T believe she didn't forget a SINGLE name when she listed all of our names at the end!!!!) ..
Serpentine Part One ( A Vignette) by Iva Lawson
When we are young and impetuous, our parents curse us with "I hope you have two more just like you." The curse is a powerful one that works every time!..
Serpentine Part Two (A True Story) by Iva Lawson
Part One of this slithery story was true, but written in short story form with names changed. Part Two actually happened as written...
Shalev is Silent by Sam Vaknin
"I have a feeling that no one loves me anymore. She is distancing herself and I am losing my daughters. When on vacation, I am a stranger in my own home, with no authority or recognition. It feels so helpless. I cannot hold on to them. Tonight I dreamt that I am screaming as they retreated, eerily o..
Shalom Journal: Naomi Writes With Help For Rebekka Rachel by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Austin is fitting in with Missy's family very well. She is going to take after her Mom with the adopting LOL, but thats a good thing. She has alot of love and compassion. ..
Shalom Louisiana: Naomi Ruth Cohen Here (Good News Finally!) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Rebekka Rachel was relieved to here Johnny is doing better, she was so afraid she was going to loose him but praise the Lord she did not. I am glad that things are starting to look up for your family, as I said they are for mine as well. ..
Shalom Louisiana: Naomi Writes by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Rebekka Rachel is more quiet than usual, I am left to wonder what is on her mind. ..
Read excerpt from Sharifa's Wish (free download) Sharifa's Wish (free download) by H. Lena Jones
A young girl's wish to bring a moment's joy to the elderly at a Nursing Home in New Jersey comes through in the most extraordinary way...
Sharing Frustrations: A Conversation With Audrey and Lousia, Written W/ S.T by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Louisa May (Mother On Wheels) says: sorry I had to help the kids get ready for bed Louisa May (Mother On Wheels) says: they've all been to keyed up to sleep Louisa May (Mother On Wheels) says: I think its being in this new place MotherHubbard7 says: ..
Shave and a Haircut by Eileen Granfors
A grandpa who connects with the family rebel through unconditional love. This story is part of my novel, Stairs of Sand...
Shaye and me by Vena McGrath
What can I say about my beautiful 4 legged hairy mate except words of admiration and love...
Shaylene's Story (I'm Just A Little Girl) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I have a disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy, and I use a wheelchair to get around. Sometimes at home I will play on the floor with my big sister, or we will read storybooks together. ..
She Brought Me to My Knees by Bonnie May
This is a true story about my Grandma, I loved and will never forget the lessons she taught or the memories I have. This is one of them...
Shilah Winslow: For the Love of My Family by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I want them to understand that we are not the enemy we are just the soldiers fighting for our country. ..
Shiny Red by Don Ford
Some of our best stories we share with our children are the ones that happen to us and we pass them on. ..
The blue-eyed girl by Vasu Ramanujam
He could easily give the child back and retrieve his briefcase ... but he reasoned otherwise...
The Boogy Man by Jack Roberts
The Boogy Man I grew up in a town of forty thousand people, but in my childhood days, my world was limited to about one third of the block that I lived on. My mother was a very protective woman when it came to her kids and my sister and I could ride our bikes as far as we wanted as long as..
The Bookends by Budd Nelson
the way it should be when it is right..
The Border and The Buttons by Sara Cunningham
A blankie, a wubbie, a throw, a thing that everyone needs that holds a family together...
Shoshanna Hope's Story by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A story about a little girl who came to a family in Texas from an orphanage in China. Shoshanna Ying Hope Rodriguez is 1 1/2, nearly two years old. Heard the name in an article about international adoption I read today; thought the name was pretty, so I decided to use it in this story! br..
Sierra's Strength: A Journal of Hope and Healing by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Sierra is beaming with happiness, she now has the child she has been praying so long for.....
silly mom by tarzan rai
My mom is very silly. She always forgot what she is going to do. ..
Sippy Cups And Butterflies: The Adoption Chronicles. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A young girl is the pride and joy of her adoptive family...
Read excerpt from Sister Solace Sister Solace by Pat McLean-RaShine
A true story of friendship and family...
Six Hundred Miles of Story by Judith Bailey
Six hundred miles locked in a car with five small children and a dog creates a story all by itself. ..
Six Times The Adventure, Six Times The Headaches!: The Carpenter Sextuplets' Story by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A story about six very active brothers and sisters who just so happen to be sextuplets, as told by their mother, Elaine...
Six Years in Prison worked for ME! by Joe Davis
We are making a difference in the lives of grandmothers/grand parents, who are and have raised grand children....
Sizing Things Up. ... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A family adds three new children to their family. This is their story...
Skinburn by Richard Kallao
Sleepless in California by Lisa Barker
Sleep deprivation can add humor to your life... =================================..
Small Time by Richard Kallao
Smooth Sailing by Lauryl-Ashton LaFollette
Linda and her faithful four-legged friend Billy can be anything they want to be... as long as Linda's stepmother does not crush the girl's imagination...
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Just Shut Up and Drive
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Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered
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