Category Archives: Holidays

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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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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Forgotten Easter Eggs – Parenting Plights & Delights

Every Easter my husband’s family gets together at Jim and Linda’s. The highlight of the day for the kids is the egg hunt. A younger Frobenius designed a stylish new Easter bonnet/hat. About 15 years ago, 10-year-old Donny found a … Continue reading

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Don’t Say That in Church – Parenting Plights & Delights

Yesterday was Palm Sunday. It brought back memories of years ago when my oldest daughter, Tulip, was 15 and had just signed up to be a lector at our church. Her lectoring debut was on Palm Sunday and the scripture … Continue reading

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Holiday Ding-a-lings – Parenting Plights & Delights

Whew! I don’t know about you, but I’m battling holiday fatigue. I do some pretty ditsy things when I’m overtired, like putting eye liner on my lips, pouring coffee into my cereal bowl, and paying the cashier for gas, then … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – Toga Party?

How do you plan to celebrate New Year’s Eve? Maybe an old school Toga party? Will you celebrate with Friends? A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one Year and out the other.  ~Anonymous New Year’s Toast  Here’s … Continue reading

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Santa is Very Real!

  For those who no longer believe in Santa, my friend and co-author Maria Toth will tell you otherwise. She works at a craft store, and here’s what happened this week, in Maria’s own words:    At work a customer … Continue reading

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The Circle Game & Thanksgiving

My niece about ten years ago. She’s the youngest of my parents’ 16 grandkids. If the picture below looks like a tight squeeze, that’s because it was. It’s from Thanksgiving thirteen years ago. We were lucky we all fit in … Continue reading

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Looking for a Cool Monster Costume?

My computer died almost two weeks ago. Dr. Techiestein brought it back to life just in time for Halloween! So here’s a tricky treat for anyone looking for a winning monster costume. I would have posted this sooner, but dead … Continue reading

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