Tag Archives: baby



advice from the kinder to the parents of a classmate’

about how to take care of their new baby.

one so sweet

one filled with adventure 

all the others equally from the heart

everyone has their own unique way of approaching parenthood.

“folks, i don’t trust children. they’re here to replace us.”

  • stephen colbert



fifteen months old

back to the baby book we go

another precursor to my future

pretty accurate then and now.

not so much the running. 

“walks and runs real well. understands almost anything you tell her. climbs on everything.

also started kissing at 15 months.”

– my mom


“once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight,

or any experience that reveals the human spirit.”

– e. e. cummings

rhythm and music.


from the rhythm and music section of my baby book:

“loves to hear record player going or any music at 15 months.

attempts to dance to it and complains when music stops.”

not one part of this has changed except for my age.  


“music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul.”


even superheroes need their grandmothers



my daughter posted this pic of grand baby j, looking out of the mail slot for me,

calling out, ‘grandma, grandma?’

Once the bear’s hug has got you, it is apt to be for keeps. – Harold MacMillan


deer season is open


aussie grandson m rests peacefully in the states, far away from the sharks, snakes, spiders, puffer fish, and a myriad of super venomous creatures from the animal kingdom down under. never imagining he is under the watchful eye of a woodland deer –


The best proof of love is trust.

Joyce Brothers

ever play candyland with godzilla?




the entire metropolis of candyland was wiped out today in one swipe from a massive paw belonging to a force greater than anyone could control, baby action jackson. one plastic gingerbread guy was seen slipping out just in time via gumdrop pass.