Tag Archives: Grandparents

Still Waiting

We’re still waiting for Grandbaby #3 to be born!  Any day now, we hope… but boy it’s tough to wait when all I want to do is hug on that precious newborn.  (I’m sure his Mom and Dad are equally … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to My Grandchildren–Be Superheroes!

My Sweet Grandbabies, You are too young to know what’s happening in the world today.  You dress up in your old Halloween costumes and play “Superhero” in a make-believe fantasy that always has a happy ending!  I never want to take … Continue reading

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Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!

Today we celebrate Thanksgiving in Canada. “The date and location of the first Thanksgiving celebration is a topic of modest contention.  The history of Thanksgiving in Canada goes back to an explorer, Martin Frobisher, who had been trying to find … Continue reading

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Friday Funnies – Grandma’s Are Awesome

After having spent a weekend with my adorable grandbabies, I have come to realize that there is a good reason why one has children when one is young.  UP, DOWN, UP, DOWN…I don’t think I sat still for more than … Continue reading

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Some Days I Feel My Age, Some Days I Don’t

Since becoming a grandmother, I have been receiving a few “Senior Citizen”-type jokes from some of my cyber-friends.  First let me clarify…becoming a grandma does not necessarily mean I am suddenly “aged”.  As I’ve said before, I intend to be … Continue reading

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The “Cool” Factor

In February we celebrated our first grandbaby’s third birthday!  We also celebrated the engagement of my son and soon-to-be daughter-in-law.  My husband and I went on a trip to Cuba and it was an adventure of  lifetime!  Being an Empty Nester … Continue reading

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Empty Nesting – Week 4

We might be an empty nest but it’s not really been THAT EMPTY…in fact, we welcomed our second grandbaby into the world yesterday, so our children may have moved out but there’s still a ton of activity around our house … Continue reading

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25 Encouraging Scripture Verses for Grandparents

In a little over a week, we will be welcoming a new Grandbaby into our family.  This will be our second grandchild and my arms are already longing to hold that newborn granddaughter and watching her “big brother”, Jaxon discover what it … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup for the Soul – Parenthood

Today is the release of Chicken Soup for the Soul – Parenthood! I am honoured to have my story, “Do Angels Wear Glasses?” (p. 89) included in this new compilation of heartwarming stories for parents. Press Release: Finding the funny … Continue reading

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My Baby’s Growing Up!

My grandbaby, Jaxon calls me “Ga!” because he has, up until recently, been unable to make his little mouth form “r’s”.  He calls my husband, “GaPa!” for the same reason.  The other day I visited with him and he actually said, “GaMa!” and although … Continue reading

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