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Category: Childhood Stories

Going Unplugged For The Summer Could Be Hazardous To Your Health

Thinking about going unplugged for the summer? Ahhh, the summer days are here. Depending on what stage of life you are in and how many children you have that “Ahhh” is either hair pulling and strained or smiling and relaxed.  To aid ourselves in the latter “ahhh…

A Tribute to a Hippie, Mormon, Strong Willed, Free Spirit, Best Mom In the World, Mother of 13 Children

“Best Mom in the World” “One in a Million” Those phrases are thrown around a lot.  If you’ve ever wondered who has won the title of best mom in the world…  it has been bestowed upon me by my children in almost every…

I Was Drowning And There Was No One There To Save Me

A story written by Susan Shaw When I was 4 years old I had the same nightmare for three nights.  I was drowning and no one was there to save me. Each night I woke up crying and yelling for my mother. She would come in and comfort me and…

Miracles and The Blessing of Friendship

 “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”  -Jim Rohn Have you ever heard of that quote before?  If it is true I must be dang amazing because I think my friends and family are pretty great.  If I read that quote…

The most important lesson a child could learn. Love you Jesse.

Warning: this may be a bit of a tear jerker but it is still a message of hope in the end. Life is full of firsts.  Whether exciting, scary, difficult, easy, sorrowful, joyful it is the firsts in life that we remember; that define us. Some of the most important…

Childhood Memories on Evergreen Dr.

I love unique childhood stories and I love how my friend Renay writes. You can almost see story as she tells it. Don’t be surprised if your jaw drops and you laugh a few times!  Enjoy!  -Amber Childhood Memories on Evergreen Dr. I was born to wonderful YOUNG…

The Power of Believing in Yourself

My dad has always had these one liners; little gems of wisdom that he likes to say to all his kids… multiple times. “Amber, if you get straight A’s you can write yourself a check to any college you want to go to.” I started hearing that one…