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Family Reunion - Weekly Wrapup for Family Ties Group - 02/02/08


Welcome to "Family Reunion", the weekly recap for the Family Ties group.  We increased to 218 members this week.  Additionally, we moved from 1204 up to 1270 posts! Welcome to all new members, and thanks to those who posted!  Keep in mind that any member of the group can invite other members to join. 


Below is a selection of my some of my favorite posts to appear within the group over the past week or so, including one of my own.  If you like any of the posts below, please consider subscribing to the author's blog.  You will not be disappointed, I assure you.  I personally subscribe to all of the bloggers included here. 




I NEED a MIRACLE! (A very special prayer request)   by Elizabeth Nieves

Elizabeth and her husband, Diego, are trying to adopt two very special little girls from Mexico.  Please take a look and consider praying for them.





Funny Family Quotes   by Joey Aszterbaum

Thankfully, my friend Joey has been spotted around the Rain more often over the past week or so, and this post was a keeper.  The title is self-explanatory - enjoy!





My most transparent post EVER.. by Ginger Wilcox

Ginger was away from the Rain for a couple of months.  This post helps to explain what happened.





I'm trying to help my kids understand me!   by Todd Clark

Todd is a creative father, and I love the method that he describes in this post to help his kids understand him.





Time For A Baby!    by Jennifer Bukaty

The headline alone was enough to include this post from Jennifer. 





Are you a daddy with a daughter or two? This is for you!    by Simon Conway

Simon mentioned me in his post, which was enough to warrant its inclusion here.  Actually, that's not entirely true.  This one hit close to home and it made me laugh out loud.  Enjoy!






Tiny Steps   by Paul Slaybaugh

No jokes necessary here.  This is just really good writing about a really special event for Paul's son. 





My funny and intriguing son by Jason Crouch

My nine-year-old son is exceptionally mature and funny sometimes.  I thought I would share some more funny recent quotes and experiences.




If you haven't joined or even visited the group yet, here is the description that I wrote there to give you some idea of what we are all about:

First question: Is this a fan club for the 80's sitcom? No. I just wanted to think of something memorable for this group. This is meant to be a fun place to escape the daily drama of the real estate industry. Please feel free to post any family stories or lessons here. We envision this as a great place to share funny stories about kids, marriage, siblings, parenting, or anything family-related. Posts may relate business to family life, or they may be about striking a healthy balance between career and life. Welcome to Family Ties!

So come on over and check it out!  We're like one big happy family in this great group!  If you aren't visiting this group, I can assure you are missing out on some terrific writing.  I look forward to seeing you there.  Let me know if you have any questions.  Thanks!


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