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All Mum's Letters (by: Octavia Capuzzi Locke)
To this day I remember my mum's letters. It all started in December 1941. Every night she sat at the big table in the kitchen and wrote to my brother Johnny, who had been drafted that summer. We had not heard from him since the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
Ashley's Letter (by: Teriann)
I received this letter under my pillow from my 15 year old daughter last night and just had to share it with you all. I left her father when she was 4 months old, due to severe abuse and have been through many ups/downs over the past 15 years.
Child's Bill Of Rights, A (by: Author Unknown)
My son came home from school one day,
with a silly grin on his face,
He thought he was smarter than me, his mom,
and he could put me in my place.
Child's Wish, A (by: Willy M. Samson, SJ)
Child: Mommy, can you read me a story?
Mommy: Sure my dear, but not now.
Dear Mothers (by: Poppy)
I raised Him as a good boy, taught Him well, all through His life.
I tried to do the best I could, as a Mother and a wife.
His Step-Dad was a good man, taught Him well in every way,
And treated Him as his own son, until His dying day
Do You Know Me? (by: Author Unknown)
There's a container of neon pink Silly Slime dumped in my purse and a half-eaten, squashed strawberry Pop Tart in my jacket pocket. I wear baggy sweats with elastic waists. I know every Raffi song by heart. I LIVE for nap times.
For the Littlest Angel and Her Grandma (by: Mike Pratt)
I wish I could set foot into her small little place,
To savor her emotions, to understand her small face.
I wish I could feel her excitement and joy,
Opening her very first present, her first Christmas toy.
Girl I Used to Be, The (by: Author Unknown)
She came tonight as I sat alone,
the girl I used to be,
And she gazed at me with her earnest eyes,
and questioned reproachfully,
Greatest Joy, The Most Perfect Gift, The (by: Denyel Cusimano)
Having been down on myself and unhappy in my marriage I spent the week not being very nice to anyone in my family. I felt myself distancing myself from those people that were not the root of my anger.
Her Little Shadows (by: Author Unknown)
I saw a young mother
With eyes full of laughter
And two little shadows
Came following after.
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