Category: Children

  • Decision making! What a trip.’

    Decision making!  What a trip.’

    Decisions, decisions, isn’t that what January seems to be all about. The world seems to be following in a spiral and I feel like that is what life is like right now. You are saying to yourself what is the right decision and what is the wrong decision! Sometimes it like the tossing of a […]

  • Cold as it should be in January!

    Personally I would like to see a little snow. Of course I say that softly as most people don’t want snow. Every winter needs some snow so we can have our fill of winter sports. It has been cold but really not any snow to speak of. Think how the kids feel that got new […]

  • Thank you, Thank you, dear family.

    Thank you, Thank you, dear family.

    What has your life been like since Thanksgiving? Busy, busy and then busier than ever. I am sure everyone has their lists and then their mini lists that define everything on the bigger list. Not sure lists would have helped much here, but what needed to be done got done. Our lives have been turned […]

  • Holiday baskets with you in mind, AMAZON, for the perfect holiday gift!

    Holiday baskets with you in mind, AMAZON, for the perfect holiday gift!

    Thinking of fixing baskets for Christmas, a birthday, just as a thank you to someone who has been there for you and your family. There is no time like the present to begin. Are you doing baskets for family members, church friends, grandchildren, a family having a difficult time financially, newlyweds, a new grandbaby or […]

  • One big leaf left on our tree!

    One big leaf left on our tree!

    One big leaf left on our tree. There are a couple of smaller ones also, but this one is a big big one. It almost reminds me of a flower. You can see the leaves have not been raked up yet. On the list of things to do. This morning we woke up to snow […]

  • How is your life treating you?

    How is your life treating you?

    This last month has been challenging to say the least. You just think you are getting things a bit more organized and then you realize how much more you have to do. Now the decision is what should you do next? Nothing! Tackle a small job!! Work each day on keeping things more organized!!! This […]

  • Halloween Bingo

    Halloween Bingo fun for everyone. The evening is cold and wet. Everyone is concerned about trick or treating. So how about some fun at home for the young and old playing Bingo together. Halloween Bingo. Decorations are all planned for the evening anyway. A visit to the Dollar Store or the costume shop was a […]

  • Autumn with the trees changing colors fast.

    Autumn with the trees changing colors fast.

    Been a rainy weekend and beginning of a new week, not particularly cold but rainy. The trees are turning colors fast. Vibrant colors orange, red and yellow. Means there will be many leaves for some to rake. Lots of out doors work to be done. Raking, weeding, trimming, planting and for some of us we […]

  • Tea Collection

    A selection of summer and fall clothing for girls, boys and babies. Unique and interesting. Fall is coming and of course colder weather is right around the corner. Mix & Match is a good page to look at. What makes this special are outfits that show a set of three tees and two pair of […]

  • Resources available to help you in discerning the right education road for your gifted or challenged child.

    Resources available to help you in discerning the right education road for your gifted or challenged child.

    Orginally written 4/26/20 Update 8/22/21 This blog the ABC of special education is #packed full of words and definitions used by social workers, teachers, physicians when working with special needs and gifted children. The blog was written by a woman ( our daughter Susan) who has been a foster parent, is certified as a Special […]