Author Archives: Mary T Kincaid

Writer of fiction and non-fiction for children of all ages. Love the mental age where the rules of logic are suspended and there is a willingness to enter the story world no matter what your physical age.

FAMILY FUN CONTEST

FAMILY FUN CONTEST    Yes, that’s right…the summer fun contest is here! Independence Day/July 4th is coming soon. Time for swimming in the pool, firing up the grill, and  relaxing with family and friends.  Please enter this contest by showing me your cheapest fun family July 4th activity.  It could be anything from watermelon carving, neighborhood parades, creating a patriotic craft from things at home, making homemade Read More →

MY FATHER’S GIFTS

         My father shared many things with his children. He was a kind man and shared examples of being kind to people. He loved to bake and cook. He shared recipes and food experiments with all of his children. He treasured each one of his children differently, and each one had different experiences with him. He was a gardener and gave me a love of Read More →

Together Tuesdays: Fathers

Father’s are so important to children. I’ve watched my husband with our children, and my son with his. Both of them have expressed the joy of being with their children, and they are great fathers. My brother is also a great father, and he has raised wonderful children. I’m not sure where they learned their fathering skills. Moms know that we don’t know so we Read More →

YOU CAN’T SEE THE ELEPHANTS

For young people like Mascha who is thirteen it is sometimes very hard to get people to listen to you and help when you see something you know is wrong. Read More →

SETTING YOUR TABLE, MEALTIME ROUTINES

The ritual act of setting the table and then sitting down to eat is very important. Read More →

RAYMIE NIGHTINGALE

All Raymie has to do is learn to twirl the baton, do a good deed, and win the competition. She believes that having her picture in the paper will bring her dad back home to stay. Life gets in the way of all her plans.
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TOGETHER TUESDAYS – MOTHER’S DAY

  What special Mother’s Day traditions do you have? My favorite tradition was a bike ride in the park when my children were little. The park is always lovely on Mother’s Day, things are blooming and everything looks clean and bright. The roses are blooming on Mother’s Day. Some of my best days are spent smelling the old-fashioned fruity apple roses, white. I think the Read More →

SCIENCE OF FLYING (KITES ARE FOR LEARNING)

SCIENCE OF FLYING (KITES ARE FOR LEARNING)   The forces that are at work on a kite are the same forces that are at work on an airplane. No one should write off a kite as wasted time. A kite is heavier than air and flys because air is in motion over its wings. Lift is created by the wind pressure resistance along the face Read More →

SEVEN DEAD PIRATES

Pirate ghosts with a mission are different from any type of regular haunting you can imagine. Read More →

Together Tuesdays What are your memories of kite flying?

What are your earliest memories of kite flying? Mine are memories of kites, red and yellow, against a bright blue sky. I don’t think I was in school yet. The kites flew over a baseball field. So my earliest kite memory is one combined with baseball, the two truest signs of spring. Please comment. Like me on Facebook: marytkincaidauthor Follow me on Twitter: @marykincaid2001 Follow Read More →

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