Tag: children

Mystified…

My daughter likes TV pretty well. She isn’t obsessed, but there are some shows that she will ask for. Peppa Pig is one of those. I can’t stand that show. I don’t mind watching Winnie the Pooh or Sesame Street, though. Those aren’t too bad. Recently, she has found a new show that she really enjoys: Bubble Guppies. It’s about… Read more →

Learning to Cook

I always wish that my mom would’ve spent more time with me in the kitchen. But, by the time I had gotten to an appropriate age, she was divorced and working full time, and I was participating in quite a few extracurricular activities. I learned how to cook by trial and error. When I was about 13, it became my… Read more →

My Daughter’s Favorite TV Shows

It never ceases to amaze me that, even at a year and a half, my daughter has favorites. There are certain foods she prefers, and she likes certain music. She has favorite activities, and she likes special toys. And there are some shows that she really likes! She really loves Sesame Street. I’m glad because it’s so educational, though some… Read more →

Teen Mom 2 Season 5 Finale

If you follow the show, and you haven’t watched the finale episode yet, be warned. This post has quite a few spoilers. I really love this show, and I feel like I’ve gotten to know the girls. Sure, the producers portray them in a certain light, and they edit conversations and such, but I feel like you can kind of… Read more →

Charity

While I am pretty broke on a regular basis, I still try to donate change and small bills to charity organizations. There are some that I almost always ignore, but there are some that I will scour my purse to find a little cash for. For instance, I always like to donate to children’s hospitals and programs that go towards… Read more →

We Love the Library

I never thought I would be that person who would visit the local library on a regular basis. As a habit, I don’t like to check out books from the library. I like to be able to keep the books I’ve read. Maybe I’m a book hoarder… whatever. Anyway, when I went home for a visit in January, I was… Read more →

My Mother-In-Law is Nuts!

Just kidding. But, in all seriousness, she does have some unrealistic expectations about me and my family. She came from a huge family. Her mother had 12 children: five boys and seven girls. Her father was an amazingly hard worker, and they managed to survive without any kind of government assistance on his earnings as a yard worker. He went… Read more →

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