Category Archives: Kids

Child Skipping to the Music at the Park- Smile Photo Challenge

A child skipping is my choice for The Daily Post WordPress “Smile” photo challenge. Our assignment is to share a photo which may “elicit some measure of joy.” This photo from last summer at a concert in the park puts … Continue reading

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Lightning Bug Poem – It’s National Poetry Month

Do you enjoy poetry? This is a short poem about when I was a child in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and how I had no regard for the life of lightning bugs flittering through summer nights. I found a home video from … Continue reading

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Baby Feeds Giant Dog

The Daily Word prompt is invisible. My 16-month-old niece loves this giant dog, Dean, an Anatolian Shepherd. Five-year-old big brother’s not so fond of Dean and has barricaded himself behind the coffee table, hoping to make himself invisible. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Noise – Future American Idol Contestant?

I’m taking part in The Daily Post’s one-word prompt for a blog post. Today’s word is “Noise.” First thing to flash through my mind was the video toward the end of this post. 17-month grandson, Grasshopper, jabbers quietly, then raises … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Chalk – “Story” Photo Challenge

The theme for this week’s photo challenge is “Story.” The assignment: “do some visual storytelling with your photography.” Sidewalk chalk is magical in the hands of a child. My siblings and I spent endless summer hours drawing giant snail hopscotch games, … Continue reading

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Messy – With Love From Grammy

The word prompt for the day is “messy.” I loved raising our children, but as a working mother, time and energy were never in my favor. Then POOF! All four of our kids were grown up. The grandkids started arriving … Continue reading

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Picky Eaters Dispose of Food in Sneaky Ways – Parenting Plights & Delights

Some kids are picky eaters and some of them come up with creative ways to get rid of foods they have an aversion to. When I was care giver for two of my grandkids, I tried to stay a step … Continue reading

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A Face and a Shadow in the Crowd

“A Face in the Crowd” is this week’s WordPress photo challenge. I picked this photo because the child is focusing on her shadow. This is my first photo challenge, and what a fun photo to feature. Too much alliteration? Well, it’s … Continue reading

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Everyday Heroine – Do You Know One?

Do you know an everyday heroine? Everyday heroes and heroines are people who commit random acts of kindness without giving a thought as to how their kindness will impact those around them, and they expect nothing in return. My Aunt … Continue reading

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Dad Gets Locked Out – Parenting Plights & Delights

Have you ever been locked out? By your kid? Mariam Taguchi shared one of her favorite parenting stories with me. She took her oldest daughters to her niece’s baby shower while her husband, Derek, stayed home to look after 23-month-old Noelle, … Continue reading

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