Author: Mary Biz

Summer Days and Play

Summer days of my childhood bring the most wonderful memories to mind. I came from a large family and always had a built in playmate. But playmates were not hard to find in the neighborhood, either. Morning would herald a

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Everybody’s Aunt ~ Sarah

It’s a few days after Thanksgiving and we are getting ready for bed. “Now don’t forget,” my Mom tells me. “Tomorrow, I want you to go straight to Aunt Sarah’s. She’ll be waiting for you. You’re going to keep her

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What to Do When He Asks to Marry Your Daughter

SHE’S THE APPLE of YOUR EYE   You’ve loved her and protected her and hopefully taught her how to be self sufficient. You say you don’t have a double standard and you believe it with all your heart. Then one

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The Top 10 Things That Make People Happy

While watching “Orange is the New Black” I was struck by the unhappiness, the emptiness in most of the characters’ lives. I know it’s just a movie but I am also keenly aware that books and movies are often based

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How You Can Help Your Toddler Be Smarter Than a Fifth Grader

You’ll probably shake your head with disdain and amusement, while thinking, “Yours and everyone else’s kid… yeah, right!” when I tell you what I’m thinking. Our three year old grandson is REALLY smart. No, I mean REALLY, REALLY smart! How did

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Every Day is Mother’s Day ~ Mother ~ A Phenomenal Woman

mother \mu th er: 1. a female parent. 2. one’s female parent. 3. a term of address for female parent or a woman having or regarded as having the status, function, or authority of a female parent. 4. a term

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Ya Don’t Control a Three Year Old! But You Can Broaden His Horizons

Our grandson is three. Yes, there it is. I’ve admitted it out loud. As anyone with a three year old knows, he “rules” your world. When you’re dealing with a three year old, you need to get down like a

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