Clarity

She wore ill-fitting navy-blue flats, the shoes she wore to church with her parents. They were the only thing that matched her outfit, which...

Evergreen

In childhood, that drowsy dream of mountain peaks and meadows wide; of needles crunching under-foot of sun-soaked woods and babbling brooks; where inspiration could...

Some Good Movies to Watch With Teens!

*First Published on https://grownandflown.com/ Your teenager is home on a weekend night and you want to watch a movie with actual character development, a movie...

Hancock Fabrics

The two of us would go with our mom to the fabric store on summer days, when we all needed to get out of the...

The College Decision, Postmortem

It’s January, so high school seniors everywhere are finished with college applications and are now just “waiting to hear.” That’s how their parents will...

Magical Jumper

I have felt big my whole life. Not fat–although I have often felt fat, too–just big, which is odd considering I am not tall...

Christmas Mood Swings

In the magical weeks before Christmas, I seem to have the mood swings of a fourteen year-old girl, and I wonder if it is...