Paul and Nancy have just returned from dropping off their daughter at college. As they face the evening home alone without a teenager, it's a bitter-sweet moment. They're glad to have the peace and quiet, but it's hard to make the transition from their active parenting role to living without being needed. ..
by Donna Lagerquist
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The reception is over and the mother and father of the bride are getting ready to leave. Something is bothering the dad. His "little girl" didn't say good-bye - at least, not just her to just him. Dad reminisces about when he'd tuck her in, and they'd act out the phrase "I love you so much you don't ..
I Always Will
by Mark Demel
A mom is visiting her "twentysomething" daughter who has just moved into her first apartment on her own. Mom has been organizing the house all day when Deb comes home from work. She is put off by all the changes her mother has made to her living space, though Mom shrugs it off, thinking she's been ..
Let Me Go
by Judson Poling
Dan has just returned home from shopping for a bathing suit with his daughter Tracey. Marlene stayed home, dreading the annual argument over what is modest enough for parents, but stylish enough for a teenager. While Tracey visits outside with neighbor kids, Dan and Marlene discuss the shopping trip. ..
There's an Elephant . . . Part 4: In Our Teenager's Room
by Bill Hybels
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Mom comes in to her teenage daughter Jennie's bedroom with a basket of clean laundry. The exchange is terse but not too unpleasant. Mom, however, discovers that Jennie pierced her nose that afternoon, and is appalled. This becomes just one more in a long series of arguments over Jennie's behavior. There ..
by Sharon Sherbondy
This sketch is a modern retelling of the parables of the prodigal son and the lost coin. A couple experiences great sorrow over their son who has left home. They have sold much of their valuable coin collection to try to find him. After four years, they still have not given up, but they have little ..
by Jeff Berryman