Articles by Theresa Stiles

Theresa Stiles

Theresa is a column writer and the author of Small Talk. She enjoys spending time with her husband and five children in New Jersey. Her free minutes are spent walking, biking, and at the beach. Theresa likes to carry on as her own person without a cell phone.

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Many monitors ago I went to school—the old one! While I did not like homework and classes I did like [...]
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A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story

This Christmas Story needs a re-write. The ending was too sad for me this year, and not because my young [...]
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Our House

Our House

Years ago I took out a ball of dough. I rolled it, patted it, and marked it with an H [...]
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Christmas with a whine

Christmas with A Whine

I settle into Kris Kringle’s sleigh and sit back as the reindeer pull me into my 26th Christmas as Momma [...]
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Turkey Parenting

Turkey

This is the church, this is the steeple, open the door and see all the children. I place my hand flat on a blank piece [...]
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The Know-It-All

One day in September I was at work. The next day I was at the hospital for a medical procedure. On the third day I [...]
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The Ties That Bind

The Ties That Bind

Moms believe that the umbilical cord is cut when they give birth, but this is just an illusion. When the [...]
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Connect the Dots

Connect the Dots

I cannot draw a straight line, so my long and winding road has a twist here and a turn there. When I picked up my [...]
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Pancake for Dinner

Pancakes for Dinner

Gooood Evening, New Jersey! The Weathermom has forecasted tonight to be “Syrupy with A Chance [...]
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