Category: Family

  • Orange flowered wallpaper, a mug and a crochet stitch. Imagination!

    Orange flowered wallpaper, a mug and a crochet stitch. Imagination!

    Update from blog of October 2018 Crazy isn’t it? Wondered several times why these 3 pins were pinned and re pinned. There is no particular relationship to# blogging, recipes, or health related. Totally eye opening! Now don’t get me wrong I loved that they were re pinned. I # pinned them originally because they all […]

  • Moving furniture, the tense moments, the ingenious moments and then the genius moment.

    Moving furniture, the tense moments, the ingenious moments and then the genius moment.

    Hectic last few weeks, but things are starting to fall into place. Needed to get a huge, very solid desk moved out of our television room. Sold it as we need to get a smaller piece of furniture into that space. 3 Adults and 2 very strong teen age boys all standing in the television […]

  • Gifted child, special needs child, or twice exceptional child? Learn to advocate for your child.

    Gifted child, special needs child, or twice exceptional child?  Learn to advocate for your child.

    Posted by SELECTIONSFROMBARB ON AUGUST 5, 2019 If the above sounds interesting to you, please visit and read this blog to work on learning the language available to help you act in the best interest of your child and make #educated choices. The ABCs of special education is #packed full of words and definitions used […]

  • School Days, School Days

    School Days, School Days

    In the mid-west children are on their way back to school all ready. Bus stops that have been empty this summer were surrounded with children and parents all bright eyed and excited. Moms and Dads waving good bye as their young one went on their way. Autumn and then winter will be here before we […]

  • Craziness or Calm and serene!

    Craziness or Calm and serene!

    What does a bedtime schedule mean to you and your family especially during the school year? Must -have an early morning schedule also? Does the summertime give you a first class chance to evaluate your household and determine what you like and don’t like. If you had to draw a picture of bedtime or even […]

  • Personal health – well taken care of?

    Personal health – well taken care of?

    Rewriting a blog called personal health , good! bad! Personal health well taken care of is what I am calling it now and am asking you to decide if your health is magnificient, unbelieveable or not so good. Here are some eye-opening questions to pose to yourself. Just because you are a young adult, does […]

  • What does the word poor mean to your family!

    What does the word poor mean to your family!

    Here we are almost to June and reflecting on how your family would define poor! Rewriting this blog as I felt it needed updating from January.   Sometimes poor is a state of mind and other times we just don’t know how to manage our lives. How to say no!  We slide from one mess to […]

  • Mother’s Day and Father’s Day!

    Mother’s Day and Father’s Day!

    Mother’s Day and Father’s Day will be here before we know it  Everyone is trying to make it a special day, but my question to you is how are parents treated the rest of the time?  Not everyone is a bad parent! Good! Bad! Indifferent?  With respect or not.  Parents have a job to learn […]

  • Case managers!  What is/are their roles?

      Their role is to follow up, either before, during or after a medical event. That is their job! Problem is to learn how to work effectively, efficiently and pleasantly with them. Just sat down to watch your favorite TV program or supper is ready and you want to eat before it is cold. The […]

  • Dancing! Kindness! Having a blast!

    At the event we attended this last weekend, there was a young lady, and I do mean young, somewhat overweight dressed in a lovely party dress.   When I first noticed her she was on the dance floor, having a blast following all the dance steps with one of our older granddaughter’s. These were the […]