Tag Archives: grandkids

The Fuchsia Sock

As we were leaving the hotel and heading our car toward north for home, I noticed a fuchsia sock lying…

Friends in High Places

Yesterday I flew home from visiting my daughter’s family in Florida.   It was warm and sunny, not only outside, but also…

When Grandma Chaperones the Field Trip

Since my daughter-in-law needs to spend time with the newest granddaughter, I have taken over some of the carpooling for the Big…

50 Years in the Workforce: A Look Back

Last month, I left my job of 10.5 years. I am grateful for the experience, the friends I made and…

Thursday Three: Reasons I Appreciate My Mom More Than Ever

My mom and my youngest in July Photo by Amy Straka Photography My mom came to town last week and…

Teaching Restorative Justice to My Grandchildren

  I had the joy of being with my daughter’s family this last week.  They are an “entwined  family”….2 children from Dad, 1…

Live And Be You: A Quiz About Doing What You Love

Okay. Most of us like quirky quizzes….so let’s have some fun. Here is a list of some common daily/weekly activities that we…

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Hot Topic Tuesday: Kids And Overnights

Are you the type of parent who loves to ship your kids off for overnights? Or one that simply cannot…

Fierce In The Face Of Giants: A Farewell To Ace

  Ace: Terrifying and sweet all at once When my daughter and her husband were still in the acquaintance stage, I…

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Motherly Advice: Take Some Quiet Time For You

I treasure those first few minutes of the day, when I refuse to get out of bed until my mind and…