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Squirrels were in our attic!

They were noisy and rambunctious. As soon as we attempted to rest at night, it seems they were up scampering around. When you see them outside jumping, from limb to limb, they appear graceful. In our house, they weren't graceful at all! 

We d...

COVID-19 has put a damper on everybody’s life plans! 

This darn virus will continue to affect our lives for years to come. We must pay back the loans we get to stay afloat. We will continue to grieve the loss of family members who succumbed to the virus. They will be de...

It's all we've heard about for weeks, and it will probably be all we hear about for the next few months. It is sad and frightening - the Corona Virus. Everybody is scrambling for answers!

People are responding by stocking up on foods, sanitizing materials, and paper goo...

Parents back in the day had it easy. There was not much thought going into the emotional, cognitive, and physical development of children and teens. Trauma was unheard of; parents were free to make as many mistakes as they wanted. They made plenty of mistakes and did p...

What a delightful, exciting time, Prom!

After you confirm attendance, buy the tickets, and the clothes and make arrangements for after parties,  what next? Short of going to the Prom and after sets with the teens, what else can you do?

There must be some conversations a...

February 27, 2020

     Behind her cart she slowly crept,

Her eyes tell of bitter times she wept.

     Her fingers gnarled and now bent tight,

Worked hard for others many a night.

     The pain she’s had, such horrid sorrow,

How’d she live through her lost tomorr...

February 20, 2020

  

     I can remember as, a homeschooling parent, one of my history lessons was about the settlers coming to America. When I  mentioned the word Indian, my seven-year-old daughter became angry. She started telling me how mean, and evil Indians were. I wa...

January 23, 2020

I watched my granddaughter get up for the twentieth time. In her pursuit to learn to walk. She was determined. She would take a few steps and then fall. If she was daunted by the task, I couldn’t tell from her grin. Each time she got up, she grinned wider, even squeali...