This has been a particularly unusual time in our household. Something very very very unusual has occurred. I don’t know why. I don’t know how. I have no explanation. If I were of certain religious persuasion I might declare that … Continue reading
Posted in communication, environment, Family
Tagged behavior, children, household chores, miracles, mystery, neatness, parenting, puzzlement, raising children
Continuing my week of reblogging, here is the second part on Parenting… I am a parent by experience only. I am household savvy but hasten to acknowledge that I have had no formal parental training. That said, any advice I … Continue reading
I announced earlier in the week that I would be presenting some “reblogs” and here they come. Today is Part I of two that I wrote in October 2013. The topic is parenting. My kids hate when I go down … Continue reading
I am plagued by a recurring memory of something wrong I did as a young child some 60 years ago. I wonder if others have similar stories to tell, or am I among the few who can’t let certain things go … Continue reading
Posted in WHATEVER!
Tagged childhood memories, guilt, ice cream, memories, morals, parenting, punishment, scruples, spanking, stealing, summer, summer camp, theft
As some of you may know, my wife and I have the distinct privilege of having one of our teenage granddaughters living with us. Revisiting parenthood, especially after experiencing, albeit brief, the phase known as “empty nesting” is indeed a … Continue reading
Posted in WHATEVER!
Tagged clogged drain, clogged pipe, conditioner, grooming, hair, hair care, hair color, hair cut, hair loss, parenting, shampoo, teen girl, teen girl hair, teenagers
You may have heard me say this before that I believe parenting is the most challenging undertaking a person can encounter in his or her lifetime. There is no formal educational process to teach you how to parent. Yes, there … Continue reading