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Kris Giesen

Kris Giesen
Kris Giesen is the mom to three extraordinary kids: an upcoming college freshman (yikes), a high school junior and her little Bird, who will be in first grade. She’s a mother, teacher, writer and coffee addict who has a bit of an obsession with all things Jim Henson and would be completely misunderstood without her amazing partner in crime, Patrick (aka Big Pirate Captain Daddy… because some things you just can’t make up). Follow her blog, Birds in the Nest.


children who lost parents on 9/11

A Letter to the Children Who Lost Parents on 9/11: This...

This heartfelt letter to the children who lost parents on 9/11 from a young woman who lost her mom in the Pan Am 103 terrorist attack in 1988 is beyond touching—and so full of strength.

Dear Son, I Hope You Call