Posts tagged "Children"

How Does Michelle Duggar Ever Get Any Sleep?

How Does Michelle Duggar Ever Get Any Sleep?
Michelle Duggar announced yesterday she is pregnant with her 20th child.  Twenty.  That is 10 times more children than I have.  Ten Times. How does that lady have the energy to take care of 19 children while she is pregnant? Isn’t she tired? I cannot imagine.  I’m struggling here with two.  Can you fathom the amount... Read more »

Repeat After Me: This Too Shall Pass

Repeat After Me: This Too Shall Pass
I remember when my son was nine months old.  He had learned to sit up on his own, but  couldn’t move yet.  I would lay a handmade blanket on the floor of his room, in our old condo on Ashland, and line up toys around him.  He would sit for hours and play with primary colored blocks,... Read more »

I've Come Full Circle with Halloween Traditions

I've Come Full Circle with Halloween Traditions
My mom threw a Halloween Party for my sister and me when we were 7 and 9.   I can’t remember what we dressed as, but I remember both of my Grandmas came and dressed up in handmade M&M and Old Mother Hubbard costumes.  Well, maybe my Gram wasn’t Old Mother Hubbard, but she definitely wore a bonnet and carried a basket.  I wish those... Read more »
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Think Before You Speak

I am constantly amazed and reminded by the listening skills my children have. At one extreme I wonder why they can’t hear me tell them to put on their pajamas or brush their teeth, yet I know their hearing is just fine with they recite every word I say especially when I am not even talking to them. It is... Read more »
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