"The kids are asleep," he said, moving toward her.
Alex had agreed to watch the kids until she got back.
Once the kids were in bed, they retired to their bedroom.
Country kids need a good nurse as much as a city kid, you know.
The kids are asleep and we're alone.
I guess kids need 'em.
Next round: nine kids, eight chairs.
It isn't like we're little kids, you know.
Then he said, 'you guys have this history when you were kids,' as if he was left out.
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 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?
After Ralph died in 1980, I remembered our good times in Colorado forty years before when we were kids, and I started coming back.
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.
I've gotta do something about the kids, Gabe.
We'd better get the kids ready.
When the kids were settled in their room, she turned on Alex.
The kids are asleep.
Let's get the kids ready to go.
Nobody stays at home to look after the kids any more.
Nowadays they cart them off to some baby sitter they hardly know, just to get the kids out of their hair.
Then, when we have kids, Mom could watch them.
Kids think their parents should work two jobs to pay for their college education.
He left us kids to fend for ourselves and now he thinks he can come back and pick up where he left off.
In any case, Mom had known Dad since they were kids, but his desertion caught her by surprise.
Chasing after eight or ten kids should keep her busy.
We were cowboy and Indian kids, living in an imagination paradise of rocks and trees and dirt, with her leading the way.
Kids fooling around with Ouija on a rainy day.
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.
The going back business; finding missing kids; sometimes seeing them hurt.
I knew better but the other kids called me chicken.
"It must have been some smart aleck tourist kids," the old man said, shaking his head.
"Kids," the woman said, as if that answered all the questions plaguing Dean's mind.
They hadn't done that in months, and the kids were excited.
Now kids are making animated movies on handheld tablets.
And stop this necking before the kids come in.
As it was, the kids might pick up on her fear and emulate.
The kids are in the next room.
Yet he was arrested last week for selling drugs to kids like little Nicholas over there?
She wasn't able to make an official deal with Darkyn to save the kids, and she had nothing to offer him.
They were both great kids with a marvelous future.
Why don't I watch the kids while you paint on it next weekend?
In fact, it's likelier that kids of that day were forbidden by proper parents from hanging out at the Globe Theater.
You have ten kids but only nine chairs.
They're acting out some bizarre kid's story for the cancer kids, Han said, ducking his head into the office.
With his luck, the kids were loose in the house.