Archive for the ‘On a Personal Note’ Category

Bowling and Pigeons and Dead Pets

Little kids have a lot to say. In fact, during my school visits, I wouldn’t need to do much talking at all. I could simply introduce myself and my suitcase of “uncomfy clothes” and the kids would take it from … Continue reading


Reach Out and Read and The Children’s Hospital

Today I visited and read with several of the special children and lovely families served by The Children’s Hospital in Colorado, and I can see that this will be a perfect partnership. Before any of my books hit the shelves, … Continue reading


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A Very Purpley and Writerly Birthday Gift!

My daughter, Molly gave me the most lovely birthday gift – a journal. But it’s not just any journal. Here’s what she inscribed in it: Mom, I know it may seem like all the Reidy family gives each other anymore … Continue reading


Happy Birthday, Molly!!

I can’t believe my baby is 17 today. This one’s for you Miss Molly. Life With a Party Girl By Jean Reidy (originally published in FamilyFun August 2003) “Mom, if I have the ‘Winter Beach Bash’ birthday party, can my … Continue reading

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