Tag Archives: Raising kids

Family Retreat 2016 – Such Fun – How Blessed We Are!

We had our annual family retreat at Palm Springs – so much fun – it was HOT HOT HOT (reached 130 degrees one day – felt like Egypt in summer – yes, we were there one August) but we still … Continue reading

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Hanging at the beach – a bit chilly with June Gloom ( Fog in the mornings in LA) but warm later – and Tracy’s Scones!

There is nothing better than hanging out at the beach with the grandkids. Lots of collaboration going on here! Love to see it! Our four grandsons playing so well…. And some yummy stuff – Tracy’s Fabulous Scones – truly amazing … Continue reading

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Babysitting is the best fun when you are a grandparent!

Here are the four grandsons in the bathtub – only little ones can have so much fun with water! A fair amount arrived on the floor but there was a mass mopping up after the bath – so all was … Continue reading

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Alice in Wonderland – Wonderful Afternoon with the Grandkids

Just saw ALICE IN WONDERLAND, THE BALLET – with the National Ballet of Canada – – with our older grandsons, Jack and Jonah. They sat still and focused for 3 hours. Amazing. What a fabulous production! Last act was a bit long … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips – Kids who Eat Dinner with Their Family Improve School Performance and Socialization

There is a crisis in our community. Many children do not eat dinner with their families in the evening. Everyone eats different food, at different times, and often while doing other things like talking on the phone, texting, emailing, watching … Continue reading

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Music Mondays – The Tickle Me Song – Tickling and Teasing – Good or Bad for Kids?

I do not like to be tickled. I don’t think I ever liked it. Do you? It seems to be something that all of us do to children who are little – perhaps it’s because we want to see them … Continue reading

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