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Adult Children

Reducing Clutter

This past weekend, Dennis and I started cleaning our garage; actually, it’s a large storage shed. The garage was converted into a playroom equipped with a Ping-Pong table and foosball machine…

Mother/Daughter Conversations

Recently, I watched the movie “Monster-in-Law” starring Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda. The movie centers on the unfortunate relationship between a young, newly-engaged woman and her future mother-in-law. The mother-in-law…

Embrace Messy Children … Really?

As I pulled away from school after dropping off my six-year-old grandson, I gave thanks to God that I am sill healthy and energetic enough to do this babysitting of…

Relieve Holiday Stress Before it Arrives

Just the other day I was chatting with some friends, primarily mothers of young children. They were already feeling anxious about the holiday events now being scheduled. In addition, they…

The End of an Era

What a strange feeling to drive past the high school and elementary school that all of our children attended and know that I no longer have any reason to ever…

The Joy of Family Cooking

When our five kids were young, we used to go to the beach for family vacation. In the early years macaroni and cheese and peanut butter and jelly were the…

Sisters, Daughters, and Friends

One of the joys of having adult children is getting to hang out with my kids and be friends.  I’m still learning not to give advice and opinions unless asked, but…

Summer Fun!

We are gearing up for our annual “Mimi and Papa Camp” for the grandchildren this summer. I recently mailed out their registration forms with information about our five-day camp. There…

Her Room Came Alive

One of the benefits of the empty nest is that when you clean a room, other than the kitchen, it stays that way for days or even weeks except for…

Answered Prayer and Last Dances

It’s a prayer that slips through parents lips the moment they sit and rock their new baby: a prayer for the future, a petition for God’s blessing, and a plea…

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