Category Archives: Funny

Star Wars – Get the Skinny From a Three-Year-Old

This is one of the cutest YouTube videos I’ve seen. Wish I could claim this adorable three-year-old as my own. She sums up the storyline of Star Wars perfectly in a minute and 30 seconds. If you’ve got time for … Continue reading

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Kids and Bugs – Parenting Plights & Delights

Some kids (and some of us moms) are spooked by crawly critters, and some kids are fascinated with them. My niece Jaimie was one such child. As a one-year- old, she preferred books about snakes and spiders, but her three-year-old … Continue reading

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Pajama Party With or Without Undies? – Parenting Plights & Delights

Excitement and anticipation buzz through the schools with end-of-year celebrations. Some schools have field days. Others have special themed parties. When my nephew Joker was in kindergarten, his class had a Pajama/Pancake party on the last day. The family was … Continue reading

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Airheads Anonymous – Parenting Plights & Delights

Mother’s Day is upon us. Are you super busy and run ragged like I am? Will you even have any energy to celebrate? My four kids are grown, but I’m now caretaker five days a week for my 20-month-old grandson … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Had a Freaky Friday? Parenting Plights & Delights

A couple of weeks ago Kristen Lamb posted a comment on Facebook. She had just returned from trying to drop her toddler off at school Friday morning, but the school parking lot was empty, not a soul around, except for … Continue reading

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Is Mr. IRS Reading Your Email?

April 15th, tax day, is behind us. Did you get yours filed? I hope you get a refund, and if you have to pay, I hope it doesn’t sting too much. My sister Pam emailed me an interesting tidbit about … Continue reading

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Fly Fishing – Parenting Plights & Delights

Here’s a parenting story from my archives. Enjoy! I would like to thank JJ Botta of The Disconnected Writer blog for sharing the following parenting story with me. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did: Years ago, I used to … Continue reading

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Mighty Thor Visits One-Year-Old Boy

I’ve waited months for Thor to visit me during his world tour, which began long, long ago on Debra Kristi’s blog, Sparks in the Fire of Imagination. You can read about his other stops there. Tameri Etherton entertained Thor by … Continue reading

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Don’t Put Peas In Your Ears – Parenting Plights & Delights

Ah, kids. They say and do the funniest things. And plenty of not-so-funny things. The topic of food conjures up numerous memories in most parents. There’s an old saying that goes something like this: If you tell children, “Don’t put … Continue reading

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Forgotten Easter Eggs – Parenting Plights & Delights

I hope you had a wonderful Easter celebration. Forgotten eggs can cause terribly embarrassing moments. I remember when my youngest child, ‘Sunflower,’ was still a baby and I had a doctor appointment a couple of weeks after Easter. I got … Continue reading

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