A Must Read for Parents and Children

I know many of you have heard about all the recent tragedies that have involved so many young people around the nation lately. I am talking about the suicides and attacks that have been besieging children and young adults brought on by bullying. Each report I hear about has made my heart sink further. I [...]

Thankful for Home Remedies

You know the old saying, “The old gray mare just ain’t what she used to be”, well this past week Grammie (me) sure fit into that category much to my chagrin. In my mind I still have the vitality of a 20-30 year old but my aging 40-something body has other ideas. Between doing yard [...]

Grandparenting Leads to Grateful Moments

One of the most rewarding aspects of my life is the privilege I have of being a “Grammie” to three wonderful grandchildren. They add continual joy into mine and their “Poppy’s” world with all of the escapades we encounter with them. I often write about the family bonding activities we share with them as this [...]

A Lesson in Life

All of us at one time or another has received an email that has been forwarded to us that strikes a chord. Well my mother-in-law sent me one just the other day that really hit home for me. Now I don’t usually do this sort of thing, in fact I’ve never done this on this [...]

How a Random Act of Kindness Can Fill You With Gratitude

It’s been a bit since I have written a formal Thankful Thursday post. You see it is gardening time around Grammie and Poppy’s house so this time of year spare moments are reserved for getting our Traditional Vegetable Garden ready for the season. Which brings me back to the story that I feel compelled to [...]