Category: Parenting

Barton, Nancy Ann

Nancy Barton’s Mother kept a journal about important moments in Nancy’s life from birth to eighteen years of age. It is a gift of love that Nancy encourages others to do for their children.

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Robinson, Lisa Lopez

Lisa works with college students; helping them discover their gifts and potential. Is it any wonder that she was raised and influenced by people who encouraged her creativity and the love of learning new things?

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Scott, Leonard Stephen

Leonard studied dentistry to please his father, but he was personally drawn to music. He tells the story of a three day fast that led to creating a string of original gospel songs and ultimately TyScott Records.    

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McKinney Cooper, Megan

Megan McKinney Cooper tells how In the late 70’s after her parents’ divorce, her mother earned an MBA, moved the family to San Francisco, and she and her brother became “Latch Key Kids.”

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Frye, Rosemary and William

In an interview with her Grandson Wes, Rosemary Fry tells of growing up in Elwood, Indiana during the Great Depression. She recalls how her father brought extra food to the table and how she entertained her three younger brothers with reading aloud and movie matinees.

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Stilwell, Barbara M.

Barbara could not see the baton well enough to catch a high throw. She was a reluctant third grader amidst Junior High School girls in a baton twirling group. Her solution to the problem was very smart.

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Clifton, Sharon Kirk

One year when the budget was too tight to buy presents storyteller Sharon Kirk Clifton brought out her sewing machine to create an unforgettable Christmas for her two young daughters.

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Grabill, Patricia Joanne

Posted in: , , , Story by: December 6, 2017

People ask, how do you stay married for 50 years?  Patricia shares time tested advice, humor, and optimism learned over the years with her husband Tom.

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Osili, Vop

Posted in: , , , , , Story by: May 26, 2017

Vop Osilli’s earliest memories are from Nigeria at the beginning of civil war when his mother, an American, decided it was time to leave.

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Lee, Mark Alan

During the blizzard of ’78 young Mark Lee stayed with his grandparents who shared the family’s love of stories, baseball, and wishes granted.

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