Hindsight Parenting Advice (from a mother of 8) ~ part 4 of 4

Greetings. I have the privilege to have a friend with a large family (which equals lots of experience) who is nearing the end of her hands-on parenting years. My dear friends “SB” consented to expound on some of her own hard-earned parenting lessons. She shares her wisdom for our benefit. I agree with her perspective, […]

Hindsight Parenting Advice (from a mother of 8) ~ part 3 of 4

Greetings. I have the privilege to have a friend with a large family (which equals lots of experience) who is nearing the end of her hands-on parenting years. My dear friends “SB” consented to expound on some of her own hard-earned parenting lessons. She shares her wisdom for our benefit. I agree with her perspective, […]

Baby Bib from repurposed polo shirt!

By cutting down from the shoulders of a boy’s thermal polo shirt, I created an easy-to-make bib. I added some terrycloth to the bottom edge (great for wiping) and used bias tape to rein in the raw edges. It’s really fun when recycling works this way. Now I also have the fun of giving it […]

Hindsight Parenting Advice (from a mother of 8) ~ Part 2 of 4

Greetings. I have the privilege to have a friend with a large family (which equals lots of experience) who is nearing the end of her hands-on parenting years. My dear friends “SB” consented to expound on some of her own hard-earned parenting lessons. She shares her wisdom for our benefit. I agree with her perspective, […]

Hindsight Parenting Advice from mother of eight (8)! (part 1)

Greetings. I have the privilege to have some friends with large families who are nearing the end of their hands-on parenting years. One of my dear friends “SB” consented to expound on some of her own hard-earned parenting lessons. She shares her wisdom for our benefit. I agree with her perspective, and am excited to […]

Back at Writing After a 7 year block ~ Wins a Writing Contest!

I was the recipient of an exciting email from a friend yesterday. This friend ¬†and I share an interest in fiction writing. She recently dusted off a story, polished it (worked it over), and entered it in a few contests. Here’s the email: Hello, I am excited to announce that I am writing again, and […]