Category Archives: Family

How Well Do You Know Your Child – take the survey!

If you have an email address, you’ve probably received several HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW ____ surveys via a forward in an email. Although I don’t carve out the time to actively participate in these well meaning and often revealing … Continue reading

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The Art of Listening To Children Takes At Least Three Ears

“We know that kids with quality early learning opportunities are more likely to graduate from high school, more likely to graduate from college, and more likely to earn higher income. And we know for every one dollar we invest in … Continue reading

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Why Kids Rebel, and What to do About It

Have you ever thought of children as containers? They tend to give back what we put into them. TRUE STORY: “That’s not fair,” my five-year-old whined after not getting what she wanted. “Yeah, well, life’s tough and then you die,” … Continue reading

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Randisi Bluffton Thanksgiving Oyster Roast

  We can’t believe we ate the whole thing…FOUR bushels of yummy Bluffton oysters! I was afraid I ordered too many but that certainly wasn’t the case. Do you mind if I fill you in on what happened without you? … Continue reading

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My Mother Was a Hooker!

Look at what you can do with wool strips? My mother, God Rest Her Soul, was a rug hooker, but how I loved to tell people she was a hooker. Her grandkids used to tell their friends, “My grandmother’s a … Continue reading

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State Champion Liar – What FUN!

This is a rarely seen photo unless you live at my house, then it’s on display in the family room. QUESTION: What’s wrong with this picture? ANSWER: I’m packing heat. Check out. It’s fake heat, but the cap gun from … Continue reading

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Time and Attention

Tell me if you’ve heard this one . . . Five birds are sitting on a telephone wire. Two decide to fly south. How many are left? Most people would say three. Actually, all five are left. You see, deciding … Continue reading

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