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dad pals

Who Else is Pals With Their Dad? (The Luck of the Irish!)

Editor’s Note: In the spirit of remembering fathers, we are pleased to share this year’s Father’s Day tribute.  Joe Carney summed up his dad to us in one simple word – “Pals.”  In his spare time, Joe is a comedian – and is well known for his great timing and …

losing mom

Losing Mom Hurts: (Even When You Weren’t the Favorite!)

Editor’s Note: Our guest writer for this year’s Mother’s Day Blog is Anne Elizabeth Rowan. Her story is poignant, heart-wrenching…and filled with truth. Losing mom hurts.. you don’t have to be the favorite to know it. I started going to Church. I went because I really needed to rely on …

Mother's Day

Amazing ! This Ninety Year Old Mom is Still Turning Heads!

Editor’s Note: As Mother’s Day approaches, we love sharing stories about wonderful mothers. This is a condensed version of a story we wrote about a special lady. Her children provided all the wonderful details and have given us permission to publish her story.’ On May 4, 1928, Grace (nee Bonome) …

life story

When It Looks Like a Life Story is a Great Way of Saying Thanks

Without question, the holidays bring on some great gratitude messages.  After all, we’re swiftly approaching the name day for words of appreciation.  It might not have occurred to you.  Your life story might actually be a great way of saying thanks. Think of it this way.  No one knows your …

loss of a child

Never Forgotten: A Father and Loss of a Child

Editor’s Note:  At Writefully Inspired,  we enjoy presenting touching stories.   There is no question that the loss of a child is a devastating experience.  Here, Harry Dreier remembers his dear Evan on what would have been his thirty first birthday.   Clearly, his loss of a child will always …

father

This is What Happens When Someone Chooses to Be Your Father

Editor’s Note:  We are pleased to share this wonderful story written by our own Christine M. Daneslon.  Christine speaks with love about someone very close to our own heart. To some, family can be a sore subject.  For many, occasions like Father’s Day can be the hardest days of the …

What It’s Really Like to Be a Neurotic Mother

Editor’s Note:  Today’s Mother’s Day story is written a bit tongue in cheek.  It is our preference to write about others.  Nevertheless, we suspect our story may strike a chord for others. This is a story about a mother.   And, it might just sound a little more than auto-biographical.  Because …

A Mother’s Greatest Gift is Actually Just Being Amazing

Editor’s Note:   One of our favorite things about Mother’s Day is the love that goes into tributes.   We are pleased to share another tale of gratitude, authored by Nancy Scherer.  Last year, Nancy wrote about her dad.  You can read that story here. All things considered, some of the …

Mother

This is What Happens When Your Mother is a Living Angel

Editor’s Note:  We are very pleased to feature Gabrielle Stanziale as a guest author for this blog.  We think you will agree that this tribute to her mother is both well written and touching. Some childhood memories stay with us forever. In my case, there were the days the UPS …

stage mom

Behind the Scenes of a Stage Mom. (And, how to be ONE!)

I became a stage mom on June 7, 1992.   It was my daughter’s first solo.  Ironically, she was just in kindergarten. Even when she was a tot, I beamed when Chrissy hit the high notes.  As a matter of fact, because of her,  I led my first standing ovation.  I …

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