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This is masterfully written and tells your home-life story so well. Bringing up children, then teenagers, then dealing with their adult years is never easy but your example to your daughters will not be forgotten I'm sure. And I agree about the clothes wrinkles - not important!
Your love for God is so evident in this, and the way you raised your girls almost makes me envious of my own childhood. This is excellent writing, just excellent.
Thank you for this wonderfully nostalgic, intimate and touching look at the importance of living out our faith in the sight of our children. This was both touching and challenging. Well done.
Great entry. It is inspirational, uplifting, and very well written! Thanks for sharing it.
A touching story and but a small peek at the power our actions have on our children. (or on anyone around us) Also, a great message of taking the opportunity to give a life lesson when we can; as in the remark you made to your daughters about the old photos. A good reminder too, for us all to appreciate the good lessons our parents passed to us. Enjoyed this thought provoking storyGreat job!
From your clever title all the way through your gentle reminiscing, I was held captive to your story line. Great writing!
Awww...I loved this. The ironing scene flashed before me as it touched my heart.
It brought me back to my young days, I had a little ironing board, and was so happy to be next to my mother, and wanted to iron all of my dad's handkerchiefs, and pillow cases! Awww...those were the days. Now I run from an ironing board! LOL.

But, anyhow, I digress...I loved this entire piece. It was touching, on topic and totally delightful to read.

God bless~
I loved the tenderness you created in the telling of the moment that your daughters requested to break up a daily togetherness activity that you held dear. It gave me a little ache for my little one, which is what well told stories do.

Great work.
Congratulations for ranking 19 overall!