Posts Categorized: Family

Beware of Hot Pink!

My three-year-old granddaughter asked me what was my favorite color on her new quilt.  I pointed to the petals of a flower and said, “This one.  It is called hot pink.”  A few minutes later she said, “Ouch! My elbow hurts!”  When I asked what happened, she said that she burned her elbow on the… Read more »

They Are Watching Us!

Researcher and author, Dr. Brene Brown, wrote “The Wholehearted Parenting Manifesto” which lays the groundwork for successful parenting.  Whether you have children or not, we are all children, and we know how the guidance of caring, conscious parents can encourage our development into adults who make healthy choices from a core belief of worthiness. Here… Read more »

Thanksgiving and Family

As this Thanksgiving weekend comes to an end, I am stuffed…with appreciation for my family. We spent three days together at my sister’s rural home in Pennsylvania, preparing food, sharing stories, playing games and washing endless dishes. From my coveted inflatable mattress on the floor, I cuddled with my grandchildren at sunrise and sipped hot… Read more »