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This is How I Know What Love is

Update (originally published in 2014): Reflecting on the lessons my grandma taught me to stick with my honey even when loving requires muscle and tears. Missing her now.  We learn best from example and the best lessons I’ve learned are often from people older than myself.  My big sister coupons,…

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Why Your Bathroom Etiquette Matters

Going to the bathroom and having bathroom etiquette may not change the world. But having good bathroom etiquette can make a bigger difference in someone’s life than you would think. Hear me out.  If you want to care for the older people in your life (and for the little ones…

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All the Single Ladies

I am in over my head.  By the time my husband and I struggle to get all the kids in bed (and to get them to stay there), I plop myself on the couch exhausted and often, quite hopeless.  Sleep is what I need, yet my feeling is that if…

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Sundays for Grandma

The amazing thing about my grandma is that she is now 102 and still going strong.  She has her memory, her mind, her opinions and is still able to go up and down the stairs and use the bathroom herself.  I’ve worked in senior care for awhile and trust me.…

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Photography “Tips”

Taking pictures of my grandma is one of my favorite things to do. And now being a mom of three little ones, I should totally declare it a hobby.  Dishes are never ending, but a good picture makes me feel pretty accomplished. This is what I do. Please follow and like…