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Parenting Plights & Delights – Hairy Moments Animated

Last week’s Parenting Plights & Delights was about a hairy scare. Deja vu! Today’s post is a retelling of that same incident, only it’s much shorter and it’s animated! Yahoo! I made my first PowToon’s animation. I hope you enjoy … Continue reading

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Those Hairy Moments – Parenting Plights & Delights

When my daughter Lily was 13, her friend shared a crazy incident that happened the previous week. We’ll call her Amanda for now. Her dad, Don, was using the vacuum attachment to get rid of cobwebs. One cobweb was up high, … Continue reading

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Green Screen Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make – Part 1

Howdy Readers! I love playing around with iMovie and making spacey or goofy YouTube videos. Last week I made a new video sharing things NOT to do if you want to use a green screen. On Christmas day I took … 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 … 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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Mom Pulls Scary Prank – Parenting Plights & Delights

I finally received a photo a couple weeks ago of this freaky fake cat. I’d been bugging my sister Cindy for about three years to take a picture of the scary cat her neighbor Shelly uses for a Halloween prop, … Continue reading

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Survivors – Parenting Plights & Delights

One look at the gorgeous tiki hut below makes me think of a tropical paradise. Peaceful, relaxing, a place to hang loose. Can you believe this is someone’s back yard in a suburb of Los Angeles? What a perfect setup … Continue reading

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Skeleton Walks Pet Brain – Promoting Literacy

I finally made the YouTube video I’ve been dying to work on for months. Maybe it’s best that I didn’t get around to making it until now because I just discovered some special effects for iMovie, and they sure came … Continue reading

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