• Family,  Holidays

    Mother’s Day Memories – 2011

    I’m taking a cue from Dr. Laura and remembering that Mother’s Day is more than getting praises for being a mom, it’s also about sharing sweet memories of your children. It was Christmas 1987. We had been back in the United States after living in Germany for just a few months. We had a small Christmas tree and as Christmas grew nearer, gifts started to accumulate. One day, Jennifer, then 3 ½ years old, asked for some wrapping paper, bows, and tape. She went in her room and was secretly busy. After awhile, she came out with two little presents and put them under the tree. She told me those…

  • Holidays

    Ready For Christmas 2010

    I’m ready for Christmas. Anyway, I was ready before Christmas day, I just didn’t get the time to post my video. I blame it on my daughter, Jennifer. When I was pregnant with her, she was 10 days late in arriving and I’ve been running late ever since. However, I believe that you should complete something you start, if at all possible, so here is my pre-Christmas video. I like to put my Christmas decorations up right after Thanksgiving and take them down right after Christmas. For those that keep up their decorations up until after the New Year, good for you. But for me, the holiday is over and…