I’m sure there are a lot of other Grandparents out there besides me! I was so proud to have become a Grandma when I was thirty eight years old. Mind you, a step-grandma, I was far too young at that age to have a child who is having children, right?! HA! To fill you in,…Read more
Pick your Mood!
Yes, you are capable of picking your mood, just like you can pick your nose. It can be done, (even if you have fat fingers! Ha ha) Rude joking aside, it really is up to you to pick your mood. You can’t leave it up to fate or chance, or how you feel when you…Read more
Children NEED (and thrive) on Routine
One of the best things you can do for your children is give them routine. They THRIVE on routine. They may not like it when they grow up, but when they are children, they need it. They feel safe. They feel secure. They need to know what to expect, and at what time to expect…Read more
Strict Parenting Doesn’t Work
I am a firm believer in proper parenting, and I believe in having rules for your home. But when you go overboard and above and restrict everything for your children, they are going to rebel. Maybe not right away, but they will grow up with resentments so deep, that it will cause future problems with…Read more
I am an avid reader. Voracious, really. A whole new world opened up to me as a child once I learned how to read. I don’t think there is anything finer than a good story. My mother used to read to me, when I was two. Probably younger, but my memory of it doesn’t go…Read more
It’s so unfair!
When Life is Unfair….throw it down the despair hole. Now, I’m sure you read that, and immediately thought, “What is she talking about?” Let’s face it right off the bat. Life.is.unfair. It will always be unfair. To you, to me, to your family, to your neighbor, to everyone. No-one is exempt from unfairness. It comes…Read more
My Miracle for my Son’s Grad
I had such a crazy, yet incredible weekend that I feel compelled to write about it, and give thanks to God for looking after me! I’ll try not to be too wordy…. THE PAIN STARTS Thursday evening while waiting for dinner to cook, I was watching the TV show Castle (taped on our PVR, happily…Read more