Shhh, Grown Folks Is Talking

Shhh, Grown Folks Is Talking
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Growing up Jacqkie was full of questions, most of which she gained the answers to through a good dose of home-grown wisdom from the grandparents who raised her. In her down-to-earth Southern style she weaves true tales of learning how to decipher the code of "grown-folks speech, the proper way to behave in a traditional Baptist church, as well as the pleasure of eating fresh cornbread, and so many more. These heart-warming and often humorous stories reveal the meaningful experiences that shaped her life, teaching her the importance of family and the power of love.
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I wanted my children to realize that I didn’t start life at 40. The knowledge of how to fairly delegate chores and video game usage did not happen by osmosis. It takes many years and mistakes to obtain an understandable balance of love and discipline. I needed to share insights with them into little girl who they called Mom and into the wisdom I gained from my Grandparents. For my sake and theirs, my children needed to hear their family history. So why not begin with me.

As a kid and preteen, I marveled at how Grandma and Grandpa, although not “proper” English speakers, had a way of explaining things. So, any words from their lips rang right and true. Nestled comfortably behind or beneath the sofa, I relished every word. From my world view, as a child, there existed two categories: Grandma and Grandpa and then everybody else. Learn how I fought my way through adolescence, the pains of fitting in and cynicism, with the help of my Grandparents and some well-organized mischief…

Shhh, Grown Folks Is Talking

Growing up Jackie was full of questions, most of which she gained the answers to through a good dose of home-grown wisdom from the grandparents who raised her. In her down-to-earth Southern style she weaves true tales of learning how to decipher the code of “grown-folks speech, the proper way to behave in a traditional Baptist church, as well as the pleasure of eating fresh cornbread, and so many more.  These heart-warming and often humorous stories reveal the meaningful experiences that shaped her life, teaching her the importance of family and the power of love.

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