Category Archives: Writing

10 Best Blogs for Beauty and Inspiration

I am so thankful for the readers of Doing Life Together. When we first started this blog in August of 2014, our goal was to share our lives with you, and possibly help you through difficult times with the benefit … Continue reading

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Helping Children Learn to Write…by ARHuelsenbeck

  Reading, writing, and ‘rithmetic used to be called the 3 Rs—the three basic skills necessary for success in life. Your children’s teachers will thank you if you encourage your kids to write. Here are eleven ideas to help you: … Continue reading

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In Praise of Afternoons…by Andrea R Huelsenbeck

In response to the The Daily Post prompt: Because the Night. If you had asked me in my twenties what time of day I did my best work, I would have said, “In the morning.” I married an early bird, and … Continue reading

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A Bored Game

I know it sounds impossible, with all the cries of how busy everyone is and all the Facebook posts of how overwhelmed by life they are, but sometimes I hear someone say they are bored. I get it. It’s not … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Suspense Addict…by Peggy Levesque

Confessions of a Suspense Addict…by Peggy Levesque I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t an avid reader, beginning with Little Golden Books as an early gradeschooler. As I grew old enough, I made the mile-long trek to the library … Continue reading

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When You Don’t Have a Valentine…Judy Robertson

I had begun praying for a group to critique my writing when I lived with my husband, Jim, on the tiny South Pacific island of American Samoa. I wrote to tell my friends and family about the awesome tropical island … Continue reading

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Doing Life Together

Tuesday’s Children, our writer’s critique group, held its first weekly meeting roughly 20 years ago. Its purpose was to sharpen our writing skills through critique and encouragement. We write in many different genres, span decades in our ages, and are … Continue reading

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