Category Archives: Kids

Parenting Plights and Delights – Should You Wear Underwear for School Pajama Party?

Today’s post is retrospective. It’s from my archives and is one of my favorite Parenting Plights & Delights stories: When my nephew Brent was in kindergarten, his class had a Pajama Party on the last day of school. Pancakes would … Continue reading

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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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