So, a poem on feelings

I have feelings too- I have hopes I am full of dreams I wonder about many things I pontificate about Important topics I am deeper than the average Jane There are many layers to me But I never get to explore them I dance to the beat of others’ desires But I have ideas and…

So, Changing it up today-5 things to consider when parenting…

Tell Don’t Ask I think one of the things that bugs me the most about parents is that they ask the opinion of their children whom are not even in 1st grade. Sometimes the kids haven’t even been out of diapers for long. So my advice as a child education specialist for over 15 years,…

So, an opinion (rant) on today’s parenting styles…

So, because I have worked with children nearly my entire life, I have seen it all. I have seen: the over-pampered, the overachiever, the total underachiever , the troubled, you name it. I have been babysitting since I was 11, which is several decades at this point! I don’t really share my age, but I will…

So, I have been gone again, but 2017 has been off the hook!!!

I think that I am going to start this particular post by explaining 2017 in a nutshell instead of explaining that I know I should have been writing, yadda yadda yadda. So, the 1st 3 months of 2017 went like this- I celebrated the 1st day of the year with my 2 loves, well 3…

So, I really do try to stay joyous…

We went sledding at this awesome National Park in our area yesterday. It was beautiful and the hills are enormous! But then, out of nowhere came the “Hill Nazis”. These are moms that had to watch over their children who were all over 8 years old, therefore they decided to watch over everyone else’s as…