Swell Time

Moving forward, just not sure where we're going, but at least we're having a swell time when we do it.

Tag Archives: kids

Out of the blue

One day your babies are at home They need you. You take care of them, Make them snacks Give them snuggles. Then out of the blue They grow up And … Continue reading

March 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Coffee and fill the stockings

One day you wake up and Christmas is different.  Your kids are grown.  The need to stay up late and set up the Santa presents begins to fade because your … Continue reading

December 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Yelling, screaming, the dreaded silence

Chaos.  The entire house was in chaos.  Bernadette never expected this six years ago.  She thought having kids would be wonderful.  In many ways it was wonderful, but she wondered … Continue reading

July 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Teach me to have grit

Can you teach people to have grit? Grit is one of those qualities we hear about, it is a quality that is supposed to be a predictor for success.  But … Continue reading

July 13, 2017 · 4 Comments

Nails and floors

Someone was sharing with me that their daughter was sitting in the middle of the living room floor painting her nails.  The polish was getting all over the hard wood … Continue reading

June 8, 2017 · 2 Comments


What on earth are you doing spinning around with that yarn? Pop pop is always telling me how Uncle Jack will spin a yarn. So I wanted to find out … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · 2 Comments

Where is your playground?

Kids play. They do it because it is a way to learn social behavior. They play because it helps them discover boundaries. Kids play because it is fun.   There … Continue reading

August 16, 2015 · Leave a comment