The Blessings of Children

New motherhood is exhilarating! And exhausting, humbling and you feel more love jump out of your chest than you ever thought possible.  I have been a mother for more than 33 years now. My daughter became one last week. It will give you some of the greatest highs and...

Funny Things Kids Say

My mother told me many times while my children were growing up was “Write it down”. I did a few things but she’s right, many I forgot. Here are a few funny things kids say to make you laugh. Maybe you’ll realize your kids just aren’t that...

Teaching Your Children to Speak Kindly

First, I want to say my children do not always speak kindly to one another. It is a work in progress. Don’t Let Them Be Unkind I do not let them tease or put down each other. They have to say 3 things nice about that sibling when I hear them saying it. Yes, it...

Getting Ready For Baby (part 1)

My daughter is due for her first baby next month. As a grandma, I am excited and I love when my girls call with parenting questions. Here are some things to do for getting ready for baby  before the birth.  In part 2 we’ll talk about the after. Take Care of...