If you are anything like me you have dreamed of being a mother for a very long time. You thought about what it would be like to raise your children and what you will and will not tolerate. You some how in your mind created this ideal of the perfect parent. What you aspire to be. For me that was my mother. I wanted to … Continue reading Ideal Parent….What Does that Mean?
The dog was angry at me because I didn’t let him out fast enough. I couldn’t fly down the steps in enough time to get him so he let me know by leaving an unpleasant present on the kitchen floor. Meanwhile as I was busy getting ready to visit a friend, 16 month old Kevin spilled his cherry juice on our beige sofa. I quickly moved … Continue reading Why Do I feel so Guilty?
The Aged Eye at Daddy’s Birthday party was treated to some new sights as seeing glimpses of the past. Surely the little boy knew he was going to a big party to celebrate Daddy’s birthday, but walking in the door with his cool swagger of importance, he seemed surprised to see so many faces. The first offspring of the birthday boy, RC, two and a … Continue reading The Aged Eye at Daddy’s Birthday Party
Report From Aged Eye-Witness- ===Slow-Pitch Softball 5-13-13=== Sneaking up from behind Ryley, perfectly seated upon the bench and engrossed with “crowns” and paper, he finally caught my eye, I saw the “Oh” mouth, and heard those words again, “MaMaMa!” I quickly put a blanket down on that cold cold bench ( under Dawn, Ryley and myself) and he then lifted his arm to hug me! Almost the best part of … Continue reading Insights: Report From Aged Eye-Witness
On Monday night, I received 6 joyous blessings: 1) I watched you play ball – one of my all-time favorite things to do! 2) I was greeted at the field by a very small pair of open arms, fully outstretched -( I might as well have been the most decorated VIP in history!) with the music to my ears, “MaMaMa!!!!!” and a smile on the face of an amazingly … Continue reading Insights from a Great- Grandmother
I decided early on that we would take a family vacation every summer, no matter what our financial situation was. We booked inexpensive trips like camping at the Jersey shore or driving to Tennessee and camping nearby so we could go to Dollywood. We drove to Florida and stayed at an inexpensive condo outside of DisneyWorld. It lacked the convenience or the “status” of staying … Continue reading Insights
Watching my son “teach” my daughter to clap. Then when she puts her hands together, he cheers for her like she has just won the gold metal! Observing my son “taking” care of my daughter, knowing that he loves her so much. When she is crying, he asks her “What is wrong? It’s ok I am right here!”. He always wants to make sure that … Continue reading Heartwarmer
I love hearing my husband sing to my son to help calm him down. Seeing my son take care of my daughter already, always wanting to make her pain go away. Ashley Continue reading Heartwarmer
Seeing an older sibling comforting the younger one all on her own. Having an older sibling help the younger to learn new things. JN Continue reading Heartwarmer
Last week was about the importance of reading to children. This is my experience with reading as a child and adult. Gosh, I love to read now as an adult! I can pick up a book and finish it just a few hours later. I love getting into a story and seeing where it takes me. I can say all this now, but I don’t … Continue reading My Experiences with Reading