Category Archives: Guest Author Series

Guest Post: Battlefields

 Battlefields by Bailey Flores One night in the quiet moments after the jammies were put on, diapers were changed, and our little guy was tucked softly in bed I started thinking about what it’s going to be like during the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Snowflake Perspective

The Snowflake Perspective By Michele Zink Harris I remember winter days growing up in Lincoln Nebraska when I would grab the black construction paper and dart outside at the first sign of a snowflake. Poised and still, I would catch … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Backyard Escapades

Backyard Escapades by Becky Miller Bright sunbeams warm fair skin Melting ice cream dribbles down sticky chins Soft breeze flutters, cooling the day Hop, skip, jump; trio merrily plays  London Bridges Falling Down, Red Light Green Light, Tug of War … Continue reading

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Guest Post of the Day: Blessings

By Denise Ullem My life blessed me with a best friend. In the moments of clarity, when I stop and savor the amazing contributions and guidance she delivers—loyally and consistently—I am moved to tears. This morning provided one of those … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Getting Beyond, Is It Safe?

By Cornelia Seigneur A friend of mine and I were on an adventure hike at Tryon Creek State Park on Martin Luther King Junior Day. It was my 12-year-old twin boys and my friend’s 12-year-old boy, and my 6-year-old boy, plus … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Having a Girl by Claudine Jalajas

About 5 years ago I was in a car accident with my two sons on the way home from their annual pediatric check up. It was a beautiful summer day. I sat at a red light. My 2 year old … Continue reading

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Guest Post: “I am Exceptional, I am a Mother”

I have managed to stroll one child and hand-hold another while balancing a cake, a purse and a diaper bag…in heels.  I am exceptional, I am a mother. I know how to predict and curb a tantrum (hey, it happened once).  I … Continue reading

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