Category: Family

Babies Now Versus Then

My grandson is two weeks already!  Him and his parents are doing well, albeit with the usual issues of lack of sleep and trying to figure out why he might be crying this time.  In other words, everything is normal. This week’s photo challenge is “reward”.  Last fall, I wrote a post about parenthood being…

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Baby!

This year’s Valentine present came just a few hours late!  Baby boy was nearly 8 lbs. and 20 inches. Everyone is doing well. I’m a grandmother!

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Happy All Year

One of my blogging friends used this phrase recently – Happy All Year – and I really liked how it captures the feeling of carrying blessings through the entire year, not just one one day. Doesn’t that just warm your heart to be happy all year?  It does mine. I pray for all of you…

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Merry Christmas 2014!

When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things – not the great occasions – give off the greatest glow of happiness. — Bob Hope Merry Christmas everyone!  Enjoy your family and friends, be of a cheerful heart, and love what you have. [The pictures were taken by my son-in-law and used with…

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Christmas Long Ago

This year for Christmas, I’ve been fascinated with decorations.  I want to look at them, photograph them, and just enjoy them.  I was browsing the Williams-Sonoma catalog and found a lovely set of Christmas plates and started drooling.  I wanted those plates!  It didn’t make sense.  We don’t have parties or entertain.  We go to…

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Baby Bump

There are four stages for enjoying a happy event: — anticipation (looking forward to it)— savoring (enjoying it in the moment)— expression (sharing your pleasure with others)— reflection (looking back on happy times –   which is why it may be a good idea to take pictures,   keep a one-sentence journal, collect mementos, etc.)–…

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