Teach your Teens

Teach your Teens

This post has been updated from it’s original post date of March 4, 2015     It can be difficult trying to teach your teens to be responsible adults. But remember, they will be the ones running our Country one day! Do you remember when…

Kids & Super Heroes

Kids & Super Heroes

    For decades, Children have grown up with Super Heroes.  Whether it was Thor, Captain Marvel, Superman, or even Under Dog, most kids dreamed of one day becoming their own version of a hero who saved the world from evil.  As parents, we often…

Kids – Day to Day

Kids – Day to Day

    Raising up the next generation of children isn’t an easy task to do.  It takes time, discipline (both on the part of the parent and the child), love, respect and more time.  Although cooking, cleaning, gardening, sewing and budgeting are all part of…

Kids Clean Up

Kids Clean Up

    Not too long ago, my son James was telling me a story about an episode in his life.  He was trying to get across the importance of thoroughly cleaning a house to someone.  His words were, “Trust me.  I will know if it…

Kids on the Mend

Kids on the Mend

    In the ‘old’ days, you could walk in any home and find a basket sitting on the floor. It was usually by a chair in which the woman of the house usually sat. This basket would contain an assortment of needles and thread,…

Kids in the Garden

Kids in the Garden

    Kids in the Garden? It seems unheard of these days. It amazes me how many children today think their food simply comes from the grocery stores. Somewhere, somehow, there is a magical wand out there that, with one smooth wave, produces fried chicken,…

Kids on a Budget

Kids on a Budget

    Kids on a budget?  Really? Let’s face it. Children are expensive. Just providing the basic necessities like a roof over their heads, food in their bellies and the extra usage of the basic utilities come at a high price. That doesn’t even include…

Kids in the Trenches

Kids in the Trenches

    I have lived in both an urban and rural setting. With children of my own and their friends, I have watched many of them as they make their tentative ‘first steps’ through life. I have seen them at play; I have seen them…

Teach the Children?

Teach the Children?

  I spent the better part of my years trying to teach my children. I taught them right from wrong. I taught them how to be responsible. I signed them up to volunteer with the Red Cross to teach them how to give of themselves…