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Whether they're sweet, sentimental or laugh-out-loud funny, family stories celebrate the people we love and the moments we've shared.

We have three topics open right now: Funny Family-isms, Great Advice and Secret Recipes. We hope you'll read through the stories others have submitted or share a story of your own. Looking forward to hearing from you!

After reading your article on "Family Is Everything" I just have to share my name.

Sheila Fisk Johnson from FL

I was born with the name Sheila Fisk. My married name is now Sheila Johnson so I now have the name Sheila Fisk Johnson!


Juanita from Berwyn

I was blessed with a beautiful little girl, recently, her name is Bella. Her father was diagnosed with Brugada Syndrome. I wanted to die each day. Not knowing what I would do. I am terrified! Then something horrible happened to my oldest daughter....

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Play things by ear....

The La Vine's from Wisconsin

Growing up my family was not one to plan...anything - ever! We would leave for a 2-4 week family vacation to Florida sometimes on a one day notice - we knew we were going in March but never knew exactly when. Another thing that contributed to this...

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Mark From Michigan

When someone in our family says something where they really don't know the topic or the answer, we call it a "Julitteism" after our daughter Juliette who fearlessly give answers sometimes to things she doesn't know.

Fantastic sweet potato yumminess

Meg from Ann Arbor

Chunk sweet potatoes and boil til tender. Toss with olive oil, italian seasoning, paprika, salt and pepper. Roast in the oven at 350 degrees for one hour, stirring about every 20 minutes.

Thank you is TEE TOO

Laura from Kansas

My daughter when she was little decided to say TEE TOO instead of Thank you. We still say it that way today, she is forty two and has 2 children and 1 grandchild - so that makes me Great Grandma! TEE TOO for that.

"OK Mr. the-bread's-gotta-match"

Donna from Michigan

When my children were in elementary school almost 20 years ago, we had the opportunity to teach them about giving back to those less fortunate than we were. Through his office, my husband became involved with one of the Salvation Army's food...

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Butter Incident

Dave from Oak Brook

My family was at my brother's house for a visit (we brought bagels) and, my then 6 year-old daughter, who is a notoriously finicky eater, asked for some butter on her bagel. I got some butter from the refridgerator and spread it on her bagel. She...

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