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Snakes and Bugs – Parenting Plights & Delights

I asked my sister Cindy if she had any bug or snake stories, knowing how much her son Joker loved bugs as a kid. She told me about the time he was seven. Joker and his friend Joey found a … 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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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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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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Costume Mishaps – Parenting Plights & Delights

Happy Halloween! Halloween is a big favorite for kids. They get all hyper and drive their parents bananas. All the excitement of finding a costume and gathering a stash of free candy – woo hoo!  I guess I never outgrew … Continue reading

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Monster Jokes For Kids

I admit I deserve a time out in a creaky, rickety time out chair. I apologize for not commenting back to my followers. Just haven’t been up to par this week, dealing with allergies and fatigue. And a toddler who … Continue reading

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Pajama Day Sans Undies – Parenting Plights & Delights

When my nephew Joker was in kindergarten, his class had a Pajama/Pancake party on the last day of school. The family was leaving for summer vacation that day, but Joker had been so excited about the party the whole month … Continue reading

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Bad Dreams – Parenting Plights & Delights

Dreams are hard for young children to understand. Experts tell us that children under five years old can’t tell the difference between reality and dreams or nightmares. Years ago my Aunt Clare shared a humorous dream that my cousin Nikki … Continue reading

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Learning to Fly Fish – Parenting Plights & Delights

  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 fly fish for trout in … Continue reading

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Mom, What’s a Babe? Parenting Plights & Delights

Ah, I love how children are always surprising us. My nephews Soldier (at age 5) and his brother Joker (at age 2) One Christmas when Soldier was six, his mother read him the nativity story. When she got to the … Continue reading

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