Tag Archives: Parenting Plights and Delights

Parenting – It’s a Scream!

This is a real-life parenting story, one that gave me tons of gray hair. I revised one of my favorite parenting stories and then recorded it. At the time it happened, it gave me quite a scare that caused a … Continue reading

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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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Cake Disaster for Daughter’s Sweet 16 Birthday – Parenting Plights & Delights

Happy Birthday to my oldest daughter, April. Twenty-one years ago we celebrated her Sweet 16 birthday. We wanted to make her 16th birthday an occasion to remember. In order to hire a DJ, we had to cut back on other … 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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Two-Year-Old Put Raisins Up Her Nose – Parenting Plights and Delights

There’s an old saying that goes something like this: If you tell children, “Don’t put peas in your ears, they’ll put peas in their ears.” Supposedly putting the idea in their heads makes them want to do it. We never … Continue reading

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Funny Things Kids Say – Parenting Plights and Delights

“When humor goes, there goes civilization.” ~Erma Bombeck In an article titled You’re Not Laughing Enough and That’s No Joke, Therapist Pamela Gerloff stated, “The average four-year-old laughs 300 times a day. The average 40-year-old? Only four.” I’m on a … Continue reading

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Goodbye Super Mario Brothers, Pong, and Other Video Games

Do you play video games, or did you play them in the past? My experience playing video games was short lived, and I’ll explain why in a bit. Do you remember when the first video game came out? Pong – … Continue reading

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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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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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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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