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Grannying

Train trip

See a toy, pick it up. All the day you’ll have good luck. Don’t pick it up and you might end up like this: I saw Beck’s train on the floor outside his room and said “I should pick that up”. I didn’t. I came out of his room later that day and did a […] Read more…

Fun with Friends Hosting a Disney Kids Playdate!

A few weeks ago we applied and were selected by MomSelect to host a Disney Kids Playdate and were challenged to bring the magic of Walt Disney World to life in our homes. It was an awesome day. Even at 3, Beck remembers friends from his old school and is super excited when he gets to see them. And […] Read more…

When the Circus Came to Town

Ringling Bros Barnum & Bailey Circus came to town a few weeks ago! It had been years since we’d been to the circus. In fact I can’t remember when I last took my kids, it had been so long. So when Maggie and I had an open Saturday morning, we made the impulse decision to take […] Read more…

When your child is the parent…

I can’t explain that feeling of watching your grandson come into the world. Of holding him. Of watching him grow up and become a person. As a co-worker of mine always says, “it’s a beautiful thing.” I can’t explain it because those words don’t exist. You can’t put a number on it and typical words […] Read more…

Being Gigi

Maggie and I joke that I’m her grusband. GrandmaHusband. Get it? The Gigi who lives with her and Beck, and plays the role of a stepparent more so than a grandmother every day. It’s tough for Maggie because she’s living with her mother and what 22 year old really wants to do that? It’s hard on me because I don’t […] Read more…

I need some inspiration!

We’re already a week into 2016, and already I’m losing my motivation. I don’t know if it’s the weather (cold after weeks of rain), the fact that we’re just getting the Christmas decorations down and put away, or the fact that I’m trying to eat right and that’s a stress all by itself. Maybe it’s […] Read more…

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