I love for my daughters to text me pictures and stories of what is happening in my grandchildren's lives on a daily basis. You just never know what it is going to be. One day my oldest daughter sent me a comment that her 22 month old son had just said to her. While in their regular morning routine,
On one particular Saturday I was praying before my noon meal and I was prompted by the Holy Spirit to pray: "Please don't let anyone drown." Although I was at home watching football, my youngest daughter and her family were spending the day boating at Lake Rathbun. At 1:19 pm, I received a text
My 8 year old grandson was so excited to show me, at a recent visit, his latest find while fossil hunting Sheol Creek south of Centerville. This creek runs through their farm and he and his sister love to fossil hunt while their dad or grandfather is doing field work. They have quite a collection
I love to rock the grandchildren. When they are small, under 2 maybe, this is possible. Nap time is a great time to cuddle and rock, but can turn into a bit of a competition to see who can stay awake the longest or who goes to sleep first. It can be a challenge to make these little balls of fire sit
"Grandma, will you tell Brenna that Santa Clause isn't real!" What?!!! I thought to myself. May I say in two seconds, I had at least 4 different answers to this timely question spinning in my mind. This is a job for super-grandma, Lord help me!, because Brenna is not my granddaughter, although she
Much to grandpa's dismay, the grandchildren refer to our home as Grandma's House. He wonders why it is never Grandpa's House, because it's his home too. I have my theory, but grandpa does, from time to time, attempt to get the attention directed to him. Grandpa can be quite a tease and is to
With suitcase packed, and pen and paper ready and waiting, I left for a week’s vacation with my youngest daughter, son in-law, and 3 grandchildren. A Grandma's Point of View spectacular! My first of several life applications came as we were in line for the Safari ride at Animal Kingdom at Disney Wor
My youngest grandson is 17 months old and beginning to talk. He has two older siblings, so there is never a time in each day that he does not observe or hear adult conversation or interaction. He knows and says the word for many body parts. He knows all the farm animals and the sounds they make.