Tags » Grandchildren

Creative cookies

While at our daughter’s house, we baked cookies for Valentine’s Day.  Because of the mishap on Friday evening and E’s not feeling well on Saturday, we waited until Sunday, February 15, to bake and decorate cookies.   114 more words



     I have a collection… A little unusual as the use for these originally was to blow your nose…

My collection started when my Nanny, a.k.a. grandmother, died and I was sent a few of her things. 282 more words

Reading with the Grandkids...

Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing

During this season of Lent, let me encourage grandparents to look for more chances to foster wonder and curiosity for the LORD. 

170 more words

Day 56 - Time Flies

This baby..she sure keeps me smiling! Sometimes I look at her and I cannot believe that she’s almost 2. It seems like just last week I watched the doctor place sticky little Rae on my daughter’s chest for “kangaroo-care” (2 hours of skin-to-skin contact) and today I watched a different sticky little Rae lick chocolate from a spoon. 47 more words


My grandmother

When my grandmother, who was born in 1927, is asked for what she regrets the most in her life up to now, besides the loss of her loved ones, her answer will be that she has never finished at least elementary school. 340 more words


Snow Daze

Snow. It’s everywhere in Virginia this February. Usually there’s some corner of the state where we can escape it. But even Virginia Beach has been shoveling out. 194 more words

Southeastern Virginia

This Time Last Week

“On our way. Friends coming too,” Daughter texted. A morning snow sledding party for nine children, ages 8 months to 10 years, and their parents. Daddies hoisted sleds out of the back of SUVs, and mothers carried food baskets. 545 more words