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Desiree Nosik (Ruby Slipper)

Joined 11 years ago from Medford, OR

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  • Raising Honest Children in a Dishonest World

    Raising Honest Children in a Dishonest World

    5 years ago

    In todays world kids don't grow up honest by accident. It takes a lot of work as parents to ensure our children live their best lives.

  • Why Do My Kids Only Behave for Other People?

    Why Do My Kids Only Behave for Other People?

    5 years ago

    It often seems that someone else get's the best of our children. They behave at school, daycare or with friends. It's as though they save all of their defiance for us. Why? Trust me, it's a blessing.

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    The Salem Witch Trials - The True Story of Rebecca Nurse

    5 years ago

    In 1640, English immigrants William Towne and Joanna Blessing Towne settled their large family in Salem, Massachusetts, where three of their daughters would later be accused of witchcraft, and inspire the famous play "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller....

  • You're Not Here

    You're Not Here

    11 years ago

    I open my eyes slowly I hope it was all a dream I turn my head You're not here It's been more than six months now Still I don't quite believe you're gone Each morning I wake I go about my day Pretending Put my best face forward ...

  • The Letter

    The Letter

    11 years ago

      I see her, sitting alone, absently stiffing the coffee she never wanted I catch a glimpse of her face, so scared and haunted Her eyes sunken and dark, her bluish lips pressed tightly together to suppress an eruption A volcano of words,...

  • I'm Sorry for Your Heart

    I'm Sorry for Your Heart

    5 years ago

    A whisper floating on the wind The voice of a friend A fallen tear upon my cheek A broken promise I dare not speak Give me a long goodbye I'll sit remembering why You have to go away A sad and lonely day A lie told by an honest heart A bad...

  • I Met You Once...

    I Met You Once...

    5 years ago

    I met you once... In an English court You were a lord I a lowly servant girl And I lived and I died Yearning for something that could not be I met you once... On a cobblestone street in Paris I sold you a rose You gave it to the woman ...

  • My First Love

    My First Love

    5 years ago

    Throughout my life, for many different reasons, I have never felt completely accepted. I've never been a part of anything; never felt that deep connection to another person. No matter how many people I surround myself with, all my relationships, be...

  • My Toddler Only Eats Peanut Butter

    My Toddler Only Eats Peanut Butter

    5 years ago

    If you've got a picky eater, don't worry. You're in good company.


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