We grandparents have the spoiling vs guiding thing down. We can balance jumping in with standing back and letting the parent handle things We can pull something out of our proverbial hats that will entertain for just the right amount of time with little messâ€¦but can we take the show on the road? Last week, we accepted the challenge of keeping four adults … [Read more...] about Grandparenting in a Camper
Think of who you want to be in the future; what you want to convey to those who meet you, and how you want to see yourself as you age, or fight aging. Â What if you had the chance to reinvent yourself while still maintaining the essence of â€œyou?â€Â Well congratulations!Â When you hear you are going to become a … [Read more...] about Name Yourself!
Do you believe in love at first sight? I did as an emotional teenager.Â I watched old Hollywood musicals on TV, read Wuthering Heights with a tear-streamed face, and knew the words to every sappy song on the radio. Then I didnâ€™t.Â We understand a little more about love as we get older, and as we realize that songs, books and … [Read more...] about I Saw, I Fell!
You know those feelings you get as a parent when you are walking on egg shells, second guessing yourself about decisions, feeling guilty about doing too little? Or is it too much? Am I doing it right? Am I at least acting like I know what I’m doing? Am I being too much me and not enough a parent, or am I being too much a parent and not enough me? Add 20 hormone-starved pounds, … [Read more...] about From Kool-Aid Mom to Cookie Grandma…Or Not