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07.01.2013

Sally J

by Janell Burley Hofmann, July 01, 2013
journal

One day, I took Gregory, Brendan, and Ella for a walk around our new neighborhood. A little boy was riding his bike. He was cute and blonde and riding over jumps, even though he was just five years old.

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07.01.2013

Sunrise

by Janell Burley Hofmann, July 01, 2013
journal

One spring morning, when it was still dark, we parked at the beach for our weekly group workout. We ran on the sandy dune trails wearing our weighted backpacks, pushing and pulling each other through the miles.

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06.28.2013

Family Vacation AND Technology

by Janell Burley Hofmann, June 28, 2013
irule

Dear Janell - I have two children under five years old. Each summer our family travels across the country to visit relatives. During our stay, I feel like everyone is constantly using their electronic devices – smart phones...

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12.25.2012

Gregory's iphone contract

by Janell Burley Hofmann, December 25, 2012
irule

Dear Gregory,

Merry Christmas! You are now the proud owner of an iPhone. Hot Damn! You are a good and responsible 13-year-old boy and you deserve this gift. But with the acceptance of this present comes rules and regulations. Please read through the following contract. I hope that you understand it is my job to raise you into a well rounded, healthy young man that can function...

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10.04.2012

At Home

by Janell Burley Hofmann, October 04, 2012
portfolio

For more than a decade, I have given my whole self to my babies. My body gave birth to five of them in eight years. My spirit rallied in the depths of darkness....

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