Grandparenting: One Size Fits None

Casey Renee, About One Hour Old. August 5, 2013 Impossible . . .  One of my anthropology professors liked to paraphrase Heraclitus. You can’t swim in the same river twice, he would tell us. The older I get, the more I feel the truth of it: stuff changes. On this earth, just about everything is dynamic. When I think of […]

Grandparenting: Who’s In Charge?

Rich and Our Grandson Ayden on Our Wedding Day. September 2, 2007.  One of the oddities of becoming a grandparent is that sometimes, your (adult) children tell you what to do. And sometimes that thing they tell you to do is not what you want to do. How do you sort out the best course of action? Last […]

Alzheimer’s and Caregivers: Blog Tour

President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983. At the time, fewer than 2 million Americans had Alzheimer’s; today, the number of people with the disease has soared to nearly 5.4 million (Alzheimer’s Association, 2014).  The author community of Helping Hands Press is getting involved this month, and hopes to help […]

Weekend Reflection: Love Gallery

        Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 1 John 7 (NASB) It’s the weekend, time to slip off our shoes and slip into stillness and grace. Start over at Sandra Heska King’s Still Saturday. Next, drop by Lisha Epperson’s City Girl Soul for Give me […]

Weekend Reflection: Thankful

Nephew meets grandchild. November, 2012.  14 Beyond all these things put on love, which is the perfect bond of unity. 15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful. Colossians 3:14-15 (NASB) It’s the weekend. Around here we remove our shoes and […]