"We are not empty nesters yet. But both of our kids are in the twenties. I know the day is just around the corner that they won't be living with us anymore.
I remember when my oldest was first born, I was lamenting about sending him to…"
Hi there from The Girlz Korner in upstate New York where you'll find light, witty and rather entertaining articles on every topic imaginable from The Little Black Dress to Making Whoopie. So if you get a chance to kick back and exhale, if only for a brief moment ... come on over and see me some time.
Do you ever have those flash back moments? I came across some old pictures of the kids that II had scanned and saved on the computer. Now I'm all caught up in nostalgia (sniff, sniff). I just uploaded them to my home page here. I have a little doggie too - William named him "Drake" (no idea why). He is a shiu-poo and he follows me everywhere. If I get up at 3 a.m. in the morning to get a drink he gets up as well and follows me to the kitchen (I love him). I'm with you ... babying the family pooch is fun!
Hi Laurie - thanks for joining the "After the Kids Have Grown" group. I find it such a relief to be able to connect with other moms who have older children. It's still pretty new to me - that is the notion that I'm not that "mommy" anymore with young children. My kids' are teens with different needs and I'm an OLDER mommy with different needs that I'm actually looking forward to exploring!
Hi Laurie & Welcome! I'm so glad I found your blog! It has such wonderful information for someone like me that is starting out (and often feels lost=) her home based business. It is nice that it is Christian based too!
Most parents find that training their non-disabled children for life's activities is challenging enough. However, parents of physically challenged children have to be especially creative to make sure that their young people learn the daily life skills that they need to be self-sufficient. Occupational…
As mentioned, positive parental authority is built on values such as: personal example, good communication, seeing the goals of others, seeing others, tolerance and mutual respect, each according to his own set of values. Values are part of a framework of defined and given boundaries. In order for you to…