Category Archives: Parenting Simplified

Things I Have Learned From Little Man

1)  I am older than Jello. 2)  I type like a Ninja. 3)  I smell good. 4)  I have the best food in the world. 5)  I am the funniest grandma ever. 6)  I should never waste time by ironing. … Continue reading

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Train Up A Child ~ Part 6

#6 ~ If You Can’t Say Something Nice…. My beloved Grammy used to always say, “If you can’t say something nice, keep your lips zipped”.  It has been a truism that I have said many times to myself, to my … Continue reading

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Train Up A Child ~ Part 5

# 5 ~ It’s What They Do! Let’s explore the point of Rules. Parents should set rules, boundaries, guidelines ~ whatever word you choose to use. Children thrive and grow up with character and ethics when they have been raised … Continue reading

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Train Up A Child ~ Part 4

#4~Rule of Mama When my three children were very young, we had heard of Stranger Danger, but living in an apartment complex where all the children played in a common area right behind our apartment, Stranger Danger seemed worlds away. … Continue reading

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Lessons At Home Plate

When I was just a young girl, I knew that more than anything else in this world, I wanted to be a Mama. I wanted to love and be loved without restraint in a relationship that can only come when … Continue reading

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Train Up A Child ~ Part 3

#3~You Lecture ~ You Lose (NIV) “And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words.” Matthew 6:7 (KJV: “But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, … Continue reading

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Train Up A Child ~ Part 2

#2~Train By Example I am blessed to be called “Mother”, “Mom”, and “Mama” by three, amazing, grown children and blessed to be called “Nee~Nee”, “Grammy”, “Queenie”, and “Grandma” by 7 grandchildren. I refer to my children as my Babies and … Continue reading

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