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Nana, I Can Ride My Bike!

When you’re a kid, riding a bike is SO COOL! As you are growing up, and learning how to crawl, and then walk, and then run, you are working up to that epitome of  Freedom. Riding a bike is your statement of independence, self reliance, and self confidence. Just like climbing way up high on…

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Growing Up – It’s Hard To Do

Even a 9 year old can experience the regrets of growing older. I know it’s freaky just thinking of that, but I witnessed it myself.  I don’t know the total thought processes that went on inside his head, but if you had been there, I know you would have seen it too.     We…

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No Fuss Bedtime! It’s Not A Dream!

Bedtime. It’s the time to get your child or children to bed, so they get enough rest and also so that you have your time to get yourself some “me” time or couple’s time. Or maybe there is a project that just needs your undivided attention. Any Mom or Dad needs “no fuss bedtime” in…

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Credit Card Seduction!

How many paychecks each month? How do you budget and set up something to put by for a rainy day? And you have to have savings!  Unfortunately, it is hard to set up and adhere to a monthly budget. And the worry and stress caused by money problems hurts the whole family. Depending on how…

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Yes, I Want To Dance!

Dancing for Boys and Girls In the modern days of electronic games and videos, we always have a concern about the kids getting enough exercise. So we encourage them to get out and play ball and run and ride bikes. But dancing is another alternative which we should consider for many reasons. I was so…

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He’s So Quiet, What Is He Up To?

We have all heard it said “Silence is golden.” But, as a Nana and a Mom , I beg to differ with that sentiment. Every Mom knows that “Silence” from your children brings that feeling of suspicion and just a hunch that they are up to no good. You know, as every Mother does, that…