Tag Archives: growing up

WHAT WILL I BE WHEN I GROW UP?

First of all, I am 76 years old and I admit that growing up isn’t what it’s cracked up to be. I believe the whole process is overrated.  When we’re five we can’t wait to be ten.  When we’re ten we … Continue reading

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DAYS SO QUICKLY PASS …

For many children across the land, school has resumed.  Kids, now tanned by the summer sun will don their back to school clothes and prepare for another school year.  My granddaughter will embark on her first year of high school … Continue reading

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SURVIVING CHILDHOOD

My husband, as I mentioned in his story yesterday, lived above a funeral home.  In order to create a more ordinary environment for their children, his parents would take them to spend weekends at the family lake home.  It was a lovely … Continue reading

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TODAY YOU ARE TWENTY TWO

Where did the years go? It seems only yesterday that you and I were playing drums with the pots and pans and you were chasing the dog around the table.  You – the first of my grandchildren – the brainy … Continue reading

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HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY, SIS!

She entered my life just after I had turned five – a most traumatic experience for one of the most spoiled children in the world. After all, I was the first grandchild on both sides of the family tree.  I … Continue reading

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I KNOW HOW SHE FEELS

Entering one phase of life to another can be daunting.  My thirteen year old granddaughter is struggling with this now as she hangs on to her childhood years while wanting to be grown up.  Suddenly you’re expected to shed off the … Continue reading

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NOTE TO TWEENS, TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS

I’ve spent many years instructing young people and even though our world has drastically changed over the years – the basic fears, hopes, dreams and self-esteem of our kids hasn’t. When you go from child to teen you’re entering a … Continue reading

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