We Can Do Mother’s Day

I was dreading and, at times, resenting Mother’s Day.

All of the ads showing mothers and children in happy scenes set my teeth on edge.

It is cruel that my daughter in law, a new mother, was greeted with a terrible medical diagnosis this past week.

Stage 4 cancer of the lungs and brain.

A slap in the face to a person who led an extremely healthy lifestyle.

Devastating to all of us.

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Surefire Babysitting Tip #1

After babysitting for three weeks straight I consider myself an expert on babysitting.

So, I wanted to share my number one tip for babysitting.

I find that this tip works like a charm with a rambunctious seven-month old baby.

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Happy Easter

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My Granddaughter Mabel

Today I learned to make Gifs.  Here is an example.  So easy and so fun with Google.

Mabel is my favorite model.  Gifs are appropriate for her since she is rarely still.

Happy Easter!

Writing on the run

I was trying so hard to post every day on my blog.

I was trying to answer every comment.

I was trying to read other posts and to comment.

I was doing well and then came my trip.

No big deal I thought. With a few adjustments, you can continue your regular schedule.

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Making a Mark…

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It is a parent’s prerogative, nay, obligation to be the source of corny but sweet stories about their children.

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