Once the kids were in bed, they retired to their bedroom.
The kids are asleep and we're alone.
Country kids need a good nurse as much as a city kid, you know.
Then he said, 'you guys have this history when you were kids,' as if he was left out.
"It must have been some smart aleck tourist kids," the old man said, shaking his head.
After Ralph died in 1980, I remembered our good times in Colorado forty years before when we were kids, and I started coming back.
It isn't like we're little kids, you know.
Then, when we have kids, Mom could watch them.
Mostly, I want to stop kids from what happened to the sister I don't know.
There's a bunch of run away kids; I could try to pick the most likely but none of them look promising.
The going back business; finding missing kids; sometimes seeing them hurt.
The kids dress a lot better here.
As big a pain Quinn is at times, I know he's as committed as the rest of us to helping as many kids as possible.
It took me back to when we were kids, in Amherst and this knowing kind of trust and kinship we'd shared.
Two kids plotting against a bully, exploring new haunts, exchanging secrets, making up games and building a club house together.
One look told me few kids had dared make fun of his name.
But did they love her enough to really punish her like parents did—real parents, with kids of their own?
I guess kids need 'em.
"Kids," the woman said, as if that answered all the questions plaguing Dean's mind.
We've got a few thousand kids in real danger of immediate, physical harm.
I was just pissed that some kids were messing around the mine— pulling that dumb stunt with the bones and all.
It's too easy for kids to get liquor and too little else for them to do with their time.
"Just smile a lot and keep tossing that stuff—especially to the kids whose parents vote," Fred said.
Even kids have a conscience.
We were looking for kids with booze.
That's where the kids sometimes go, and after the water fight we figured they'd be celebrating.
Kids take trips alone all the time.
Some kids are saying that guy Fitzgerald chased Billy down the mountain and got him killed.
That's how kids think.
"You were pretty clever for a couple of kids," Dean said.
"I think Dawkins found the back entrance to the mine and thought we were kids poking around in there, so he switched our markings," he told his wife.
They hadn't done that in months, and the kids were excited.
Why don't I watch the kids while you paint on it next weekend?
"The kids are asleep," he said, moving toward her.
I've gotta do something about the kids, Gabe.
They were both great kids with a marvelous future.
I knew better but the other kids called me chicken.
She wasn't able to make an official deal with Darkyn to save the kids, and she had nothing to offer him.
Right now it reminds me of Ben and me on the Amherst playground as kids arguing who owns the ball and who owns the bat.
Kids fooling around with Ouija on a rainy day.
We were cowboy and Indian kids, living in an imagination paradise of rocks and trees and dirt, with her leading the way.
In any case, Mom had known Dad since they were kids, but his desertion caught her by surprise.