Life in my home with 2 granddaughters is always lively! My oldest granddaughter, Angela, has been begging me for some type of pet for over a year. Now let me explain why I have not exactly jumped on that for her. Our home is not a huge house, in fact it is just about 1300 […]Read More..
Category Archives: Raising Grandchildren
What do you do when you have 2 siblings that are only a year apart in age, and they start bickering and fighting non stop? I can remember when the girls were each other’s best friends. They would play together and yes occasionally, we would have the sisterly fight. But that was the abnorm, not […]Read More..
Today was one of my favorite Christmas traditions that I do with the granddaughters. We all bundled up in warm clothes, because of course our high today was only 32 degrees! Then we piled in the car and headed out to go visit Santa and Mrs. Claus!! The cool part about our yearly […]Read More..
Well it is almost time for our little Elf to come visit the Brandon household again. I have to admit, I am probably more excited than the kids are!! I have such fun with her! My two granddaughters named her Gingerbread when she arrived at our home. She was quite mischevious last year, she […]Read More..
As Halloween approaches us this year, I am sitting here wondering…..how many people do a home made costume for the kids, how many do a store bought Costume and how many do one , somewhere in between? You know what I mean, where you put the black shirt on them, and some leggings, buy a […]Read More..
So I know that a visit to the dentist and having a “good” report is not all that exciting to most people, but I have to explain a little as to why we are super excited here in my home! Ok, so maybe I am the one super excited!! I have had my 2 […]Read More..
We had a good day, although it was an emotional and busy one. It started out with the girls (granddaughters) going to their first counseling appointment. This is something that they have needed to have in place for about 6 months, but just wasn’t possible until recently. I am very blessed to have found a […]Read More..
I look around my life and I find that there are so many people that I know that are grandparents and they are raising their grandchildren. Where are the parents? Sadly, this is the world that we live in, we see more and more families with this situation. I never thought in a million […]Read More..