Make it a Splendid Week: Fun Experiences with Family

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This week’s edition of Make it a Splendid Week focuses on family and the memories we make together, especially around food! Jose’s poem The Best Family, coupled with Kimberly’s drawing Family is a wonderful way to begin this Thanksgiving week! Make it a Splendid Week and have a safe and very happy Thanksgiving!

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Kimberly, age 6

Write a Postcard from the Road to Kimberly, by clicking here. Kimberly’s artwork is No. 61

The Best Family

I have four brothers and one sister. I’m the youngest. The oldest is twenty- eight. I was an uncle when I was six! It’s fun being in a big family.

If you’re in a little family, you mostly don’t have anyone to talk to or play with.

My favorite thing to do with my family is to go out somewhere fun after church. If we go out to eat, my favorite food is cheese enchiladas. Sometimes we invite my grandpa and family, so we need two tables or more put together. On my birthday, we get together to eat my Mom’s strawberry cake.

My family is the best.

Jose, age 11 


This entry is a part of our series “Make it a Splendid Week”! Follow along weekly to enjoy excerpts from The Splendid Review, an anthology of poems, short stories and autobiographies written by talented young writers engaged in the Periwinkle Arts In Medicine Program at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers.


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