Do you know why we had a Thanksgiving, Son? No, grandpa, why did we use to have Thanksgiving? The ‘First Thanksgiving’ was a celebration by the Pilgrims after their first harvest in the New World in 1621. It lasted for 3 days and shared with Native Americans. Also it has been an annual tradition since […]
Can I be painfully honest with you for a moment? Not thank-God-she-told-me honesty, where somebody points out you have spinach on your teeth. No, I’m talking about the sucker-punch-straight-to-the-face brand of honesty. It’s brutal. It’s ugly. It’s unexpected. And I can almost guarantee you will NOT enjoy it. In fact, I’ve been holding off telling […]
When I was a kid my mother didn’t mix any words. She didn’t worry about hurting my feeling or even my butt if that is what it took. Now days raising kids is a whole new ball game. Is this a really good idea? I read this article that refers to how to ask a […]
Here is a very popular blog about mothers and it has thousands upon thousands of readers. I ask myself WHY? After doing a lot of research on this blog I wonder… is it popular, because misery does loves company? Don’t get me wrong, Jill does a lot of good with her blog and has some […]
Stop Driving Yourself Crazy with the Dreaded To-Do-List, MOM You wake up in the morning and ask yourself, “What do I have to do today?” Then you realize this is going to be one scary day. The 8 year old has swimming at 8:30 this morning and gets done at 10:00. The 5 year old […]
How Far Is Too Far When It Comes To Protecting Our Kids. The other day I was reading the newspaper and this is what I read… Smoking with Kids in the Car and the Windows Up (was the headliner.) I witnessed parents placing their three little kids in van seats. Then the father opened a […]
Let’s get with the program Grandma. Times have changed since you raised your kids. There are a whole set of new rules now days and it is called, ‘Modern Day Parenting’. I am not sure whether this is good, bad or indifferent, but the Doctor says, so you better start listening.
I know mothers back in the day didn’t even call the doctor unless the fever was over 104 degree. Times have changed and if you want to get along with the new mommy you have to listen to her and follow her rules.
Here are the 10 rules to follow if you want to watch your grand kid.