Somebody said it takes about six weeks to get back to normal after you’ve had a baby….
Somebody doesn’t know that once you’re a mother, “normal” is history.
Somebody said you can’t love the second child as much as you love the first….
Somebody doesn’t have two children.
Somebody said you don’t need an education [...]
You wouldn’t wear the same clothes today that you wore in your 20s or 30s, would Then why are so many of us wearing pretty much the same hairstyles we wore for our weddings or our college yearbook pictures? Times change, and so do the texture, color and density of our hair. Take a good [...]
Brayden and Sandra
My grandchild Brayden Chase Miller was born one day before my birthday. He is the best birthday present ever. Brayden loves the outdoors, puppies, birds, and flowers. He brings us constant joy with his contagious belly laugh and smiling face. For a 17 month old, he is loaded with personality. His [...]
Q: The life of my daughter, Kelly, has become very difficult since the birth of her daughter Rose, my granddaughter. For seven years, Kelly has catered to her overly dramatic and overly sensitive mother-in-law, and it hasn’t caused too much of a problem. But now, Kelly’s mothering abilities are being criticized and judged by the [...]
Not long ago, I was contacted by a young woman (OK, she was 47, but that’s young to me!) who was terrified that her 93-year-old aunt was going to set her own house on fire. This aunt had lived alone for 15 years since her husband passed away, and she was still mentally sharp. Her [...]
More than 2.4 million grandparents in the U.S. are primary caregivers for their grandchildren (about 6 million children under 18 in the 200 census, which was taken before the Iraq and Afghanistan wars). Many factors – crime, drugs, the economy, illness and disability – contribute to this phenomenon; after 9/11, none seems more prevalent than [...]
On the heels of an Internet video featuring provocative singer Katy Perry interacting with a Muppet — a video which, while disapproved of by parents, was roundly applauded by TV critics — comes another instance of sexualized content associated with Sesame Street. The latest example of this trend is a line of sexy Sesame Street [...]