All Blog Posts Tagged 'age' (18)

The face in the mirror

As I gazed in the mirror this morning I could only cringe.  New lines and wrinkles, new gray, new age spots....all this newness simply meant I was getting old.  I am not obsessed with my age of 56 but I do acknowledge that I have more days behind me than what I will ever see in front of me.  I wish I could see myself through the eyes of my grandchildren.  They don't see the wrinkles or age spots but rather someone whose eyes twinkle when they are around, someone who feels silly and…

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Added by Cindi Walton on November 11, 2013 at 11:29am — No Comments

Finding Quality Before and After School Childcare Options

As the new school year is quickly approaching, parents are often scrambling to get their child ready for the start of a new school year.  If your child is starting school in a few weeks, now is the time to start looking for your child before and after school care.  There are plenty of options when it comes to…

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Added by Christy Garrett on August 1, 2013 at 11:49pm — No Comments

Mom’s When Did You Transition Your Baby from the Bottle to a Sippy Cup?

When I took my son to his 9 month old well baby check up, his doctor told me that she wanted to make sure that he was off the bottle around his first birthday.  I really didn’t think this was going to be possible to wean him from the bottle by the time he was a year old but it was easier than I expected it to…

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Added by Christy Garrett on February 14, 2013 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Free Copy of Detroit Daze, by Crime Fiction Author John H. Byk (pen name, Conrad Johnson)

John H. Byk (pen name, Conrad Johnson) was born and raised on the gritty streets of Detroit, Michigan.  After surviving high school, he joined the Coast Guard and then went back to school to earn his Masters of Art in English.  Still aching to see more of the world, he worked as a Merchant Seaman and then taught English in Japan and Thailand before…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on May 11, 2012 at 11:40am — No Comments

Book Review: The Mason Jar by James Russell Lingerfelt

The Mason Jar written by James Russell Lingerfelt is a coming of age love story that will stay with me for a very long time. The author’s writing style drew me in right away. I finished reading the book in one day.

The story read like a long beautiful poem with vivid descriptions that made me feel like I was there in person. The story chronicles the main character Finn's first relationship with a fellow student named Eden. Finn fell madly in love with Eden, but…

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Added by Nicole Weaver on December 29, 2011 at 11:50am — No Comments

Are These Three Things Making You Look Old?

{by} Sasha |Crows' Feet, Cupcakes, and Cellulite

Whether in your 20s or 50s, every gal I know is all about a youthful looking body and skin. Let’s be honest…we all want to hear “wow, you look amazing” on each and…

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Added by Sasha on November 9, 2011 at 5:28pm — No Comments

thirtysomething

I remember being 11 or 12 and watching TV and seeing a commercial for thirtysomething.  Remember that show?  It was on in the late eighties/early nineties.  I never watched it.  I was too young.  The only thing I remember is watching a commercial and thinking, What a dumb show.  Who would want to watch a show all about old people? 

Today I realized, those "old people" are my people.  I'm not sure when or how it happened, but those are my people.  

Geric's…

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Added by Erin DeVincenzo on August 23, 2011 at 11:08pm — No Comments

A Thought on Happiness

This past year or two I've been thinking a lot about religion and spirituality. Matter of fact, lately I've been dreaming of listening in on a theoretic "end of the world" forum-of-world-thought. Well, I kind of just made that name up. But you get the idea. I want to sit down and listen to everyone who has a vision of all this massive change taking place worldwide and simply hear dialogue. It's the English major in me. I want all the colorful characters, the momentous stories. I want to line… Continue

Added by Jeanine Ertl on April 14, 2011 at 9:23pm — No Comments

Men Just Want Hot and It Kind of Sucks

I know so many 45-55 year old men who would give up both their pinkies fingers to be with a 25 year old woman. They would book a room in a heart beat cause that's the way guys are. For most men, youth is the hottest attribute and the most fleeting, once it's gone, it's soo gone.

When I look at 25 year old men I think, wow, he's go nice skin but...

The men on the other hand, do not care…

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Added by diana hampo on February 23, 2011 at 1:37pm — 1 Comment

ESRB Releases New Video Game Rating Mobile App for Parents

Aim. Snap. Learn. It’s just that easy for parents to get detailed information before buying a video game this holiday season. The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) – which assigns the age and content ratings for computer and video games – has released an online video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Gs_BRexfrY) announcing the upgraded version of its free…

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Added by Crystal Thomas on December 14, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

"Middle-Age" Is So Last Year

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Added by Jean Carroll on October 15, 2010 at 4:57am — No Comments

My Very Special Frist Center Adventure

In May, I contacted Emily Harper Beard at the Frist Center to plan my summer of “Genma’s Frist Center Adventures”. I started my conversation with an enthusiastic, “Hey, you need me, and here’s what I need you to do!” I rattled off a list of upcoming events that I wanted to host at the museum because I wanted to make sure it was the Frist Center’s “best year yet.” Never mind the crazy phone introduction, we would work through all of that later, I thought to myself. After what seemed an eternity… Continue

Added by www.genmaspeaks.com on September 7, 2010 at 8:43pm — No Comments

Too Young for Facebook??

My daughter has been asking for her own facebook account for what seems like forever.

http://wp.me/ppClP-ayx

Anyone having any suggestions please leave a comment on the article.

Thank you.

Added by Shari Von Holten on August 25, 2010 at 8:42am — No Comments

Random Act of Kindness

I came face to face with old age today. Not mine, but an elderly woman who was wandering in the middle of the road…a road with a speed limit of 50/mph. I was driving along, a bit over the speed limit, when I noticed something blue in the road. My first thought was it was a construction worker, but there was no road construction. My second… Continue

Added by Lanita Moss on July 21, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments

Confession: I lie about my age

In real life, I'm 23 years old.



Yes, I'm 23 and I'm a mother and I'm married and WHAT?



I know, I get it all. the. time.





"Wow you look so young to have a baby!"

"Yeah, I'm, um, 23."

"Oh. Yeah...well...you are young to have a baby."





"Oh my gosh you have a baby? You look like you're 18!"






And then comes the questions: Am I married? When did I get married? Why? Was it an accident? Are you working? Still… Continue

Added by Michelle Horton on November 27, 2009 at 7:33am — No Comments

The Old Hag With the Babe

I felt young when I had my first baby. I was in my late-twenties but had always imagined I wouldn't get started until I was in my thirties. You see, I just had too much to do and didn't need a baby slowing me down. Turns out, sometimes they don't slow you down but speed you up. Regardless, as time passed and the number of babies increased, so did the number of candles on my birthday cake. Last week I blew out 38 of the damn things.





Generally I'm not bothered by aging. We all… Continue

Added by Julie Cole on March 15, 2009 at 11:08pm — No Comments

The Ultimate Creation! ~for all moms!



. . . Although I can clearly remember one day shortly after coming home for the first time with my baby walking over to his crib and just looking at him. Taking him in with my eyes amazed that I created him in my body. . . .



read the full post at my main blog: Dragonfly… Continue

Added by Dinah on February 11, 2009 at 9:47am — No Comments

Yep, I'm over 40.

I never really thought of being over 40 as an issue.

I've just been doing my thing for the past 20 years and haven't really noticed anything was different.



After college I married and had my career. Then came the kid thing. I gave up my career to be at home with my kids. Yes, I found small part time jobs and other methods of making money. Being home when my kids were home was my personal priority and something I've never regretted, even though I don't have the nicest car or… Continue

Added by Harriet B on November 11, 2008 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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