Category: Parenting

Moo Goo Gai Pan: The Story Of An Heroic Young Goose

    (With Lots of New Words for Young Readers to Discover & Delight In)  Our Tale Begins A long time ago in China there lived in Fujian Province an extroverted young bird named Grimaldi Goose. He was a keenly intelligent, exceptionally sociable gosling, equally comfortable in the air, on land, and in the water. …

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Melvin the Magnificent

Melvin the Magnificent The Tale of a Valiant Canadian Mouse – And magnificently we will flow into the mystic. Van Morrison Chapter One: A Young Rodent’s Dream Once upon a time there lived a tiny grey mouse named Melvin. Melvin resided with his family in Mississauga, Canada. They were fortunate rodents. They inhabited a pleasant …

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The Boy Who Was Odd

Chapter 1. Oddball Benjamin learned he was Odd when he was in the fifth grade. He never had fit in well with other children. Especially with other boys. They thought he was too small, too clumsy, too gentle, and too bookish. Each year Benjamin grew, but every year he remained smaller than his classmates. Not …

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Boys in Trouble: An American Epidemic

This is an expanded version of an essay that appeared in The Good Men Project Magazine in October, 2010. I WANT a hero: an uncommon want, When every year and month sends forth a new one Till, after cloying the gazettes with cant, The age discovers he is not the true one. – Lord Byron, …

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