Your child comes home from school with an important item, which sets off a thrilling chain of events.
Writing from the point of view of the parent, continue this story...
“Sebastian! I need your help come quickly.” Sky yelled from the other room
Sebastian put down his bagel and darted into the other room “what’s wrong-Oh no, Anna please put the gun down.”
“I want to be like daddy.” Seven year old Anna stated
“Yes,dear but can you use your Nerf rifle A.J got you for Christmas?.” Skye said kindly as he held is hand out
“Y’all left Maggie’s place without pie s...
So much to do and so little time. I was a wreck today. I had to pick up my kid, get his father to pay child care for once. And on top of that my dad was trying to re-enter my life. No way in shit that would happen again. I’ve learned my lesson from the last time. I was already late to pick up my kid. Rolling up to the school I picked up my fifth grader. He seemed unusually excited getting into the...
Hilary put the last of the dishes into the state of the art dishwasher installed during the recent kitchen renovation, and rinsed the soapy water from her hands as she glanced over her shoulder at the clock above the dining table. 2:48 pm. The bus would be dropping Sophia off in exactly 17 minutes, the perfect amount of time to switch the laundry and set out some fruit and milk for her sweet girl’...
“So,” Started Kurt. “What did you want to tell me?”
I forced a nervous smile and avoided eye contact. I knew he wouldn’t be too fond of what I was about to tell him, that he would have more questions than I had answers. His expression changed when I didn’t answer right away.
“What’s up, Andrea?” Kurt asked, a shade of worry washing over his face.
"Look what Silas found at school today," I said...
“Be safe, okay?” She zipped up his coat and slid on his hat. “I won’t let anyone hurt you, but you got to keep yourself safe.”
“I will, mommy.” She watched as he got onto the bus. Her little seven year old.
She would learn just how much she loved him. He never came back.
The school said he had disappeared and thought he had gone home.
Five years later…
“I’m off to work!” She called to her daug...
"Mommy!" Laila called. She and Liam had just gotten off the school bus, and I was waiting by a big tree close by.
"Hi guys! How was school?" I asked them enthusiastically.
"Good," Liam answered cheerfully. Laila nodded.
When we got home, Laila pulled out her school bag and grinned at me.
"I found something today, Mommy. I think you're going to like it," She giggled.
My name is Morgan Gillespie....
“Mom!” followed by a loud crack of the door being slammed shut broke the silence Tiffany had just been relishing.
“Shit” she muttered before yelling back “in here baby!”.
Don’t be mistaken. Tiffany loved all three of her children, but she also loved the sweet 45 minutes of silence she got before her youngest was the first to return home from school.
“Guess what! Tomorrow is western day at schoo...
I arrived home a little earlier than usual, just enough time for me to breathe before Sam comes home. Five minutes is all I needed to myself before having to do anything else, but it seemed to have gotten the better of me. I awoke to a sudden slam of the back door and pounding footsteps heading my way.
“I’m in here”
“Look what I found”
“Is that a mirror? Where did you get that at?...
“Dammit another one?” Chenoa muttered to herself emptying a pocket full of rubber mulch her son brought home from school. Why did he have to store it by the handful?
“Malachi” she caught him by the arm as he sprinted past with a nerf gun, and showed him the handful of black rubber shards. “What did we say about this?”
A nerf bullet shot Malachi in the face and he let out a cry of either pain or...
As the girls came throug the front door I could tell by the sound of their voices that they were really excited about something.
"DAD! Kali had to..."
"CORA! SHUT UP! DAD!"
"Look at what I have to take care of tonight"
I was still unable to see them when those last words hit my ears. In that split second, a million things ran through my mind of what it could be. The class pet. A ton of ho...
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