One of the highlights of our trip was spending quality time with family. Below our grandchildren model things to do in Palm Desert with children. Enjoy!
I have recently had the privilege of hanging out with my three-year-old grandson while his daycare was closed for a few days. Having this private time with him was packed full of life lessons. Below are a few of my takeaways. 1. It’s time to ditch the stereotype of ‘little old grannies’ (and ‘grumpy old… Continue reading Life Lessons Taught to Me by a Three-Year-Old
Welcome to the Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #15 Starts Monday, May 15, 2017 at 12:05 am central time (United States) Ends Thursday, May 18 at 11:55 pm Blogging Grandmothers Link Party Hosted By: Grammy Dee, MiMi Clearissa, Grandma Candy, Gramma Lori, Grandma Christie, Grandma Donna, Nan Sue, Grandma Teresa, and Mimi Carol REALLY SIMPLE RULES:… Continue reading Blogging Grandmothers Link Party #15
The most common question that I have been asked since retiring is "What do you do all week?" The short answer is "no two weeks look alike". Here's a sample from this past week using an Almost Wordless Wednesday format. (I do realize that it's Monday...and this post is not exactly wordless...thus the 'almost'!) I've… Continue reading Almost Wordless Wednesday: A Week in the Life of a Retiree
When our grandson, Charlie, called (his voice sounding a lot like his mother's) my husband and I gladly offered to fill in the three-day gap in his daycare arrangements. And what better way to share this adventure than through #WordlessWednesday (or in my case #AlmostWordlessWednesday)? Enjoy!
I was hesitant to fully engage in this holiday season. There were noticeable absences in our recent family photos. I forced myself to decorate. I forgot to download my Christmas music. I let Costco do my baking. The festivities that I had always embraced so naturally didn’t feel the same as they had before. I… Continue reading Reflections on Christmas 2016
For years (28 to be exact), my mother has been extolling the virtues of grandparenthood. “If I knew how wonderful it was to have grandchildren,” she has often said, “I would have had them first!” Last week, our daughter-in-law (DIL) stopped by for an overnight visit with our first grandson, Charlie, who has just turned… Continue reading Grandparenting