Wowsers! Whoopee! The Type A Lady is going to be a grandma! I’m over the top excited and as always, overthinking the process. (After all, I’m Type A!) I’m not sure about this grandma stuff...I’m even rethinking the name...but I LOVE the concept! GRAN! That’s it! I’ll be “GRAN” in tribute to my great grandmother … Continue reading Mom Tips…from Gran
Top Five to Thrive OK OK, I know. We’re back to the work week. It can be so discouraging to come off the (semi) relaxed vibe of the weekend and get blasted with a high dose of the daily grind. Take heart! (I love this Bible phrase!) Here’s your .... Top Five to Thrive 1. … Continue reading Monday Moods: Top Five To Thrive
I’m messy. I’m tired. I’m grateful. I’m done. As I painted my daughter’s room, I started getting depressed. - Why am I covering up my kid’s life? - Just because clouds and glowing stars are scratched and marred, does that mean I have to clean it up? I sighed. Help me out, God. “Be grateful.” … Continue reading Pause to Paint: I’m done!
Here's the second in my "Type A" series on parenting and going back to school! Type A's tend to be "wired." Today I suggest we all UNPLUG! Turn off the TV (and Electronics! Parents! It’s time to unplug! Our electronic-obsessed world is creating people who cannot communicate beyond a button push. Statistics show children and … Continue reading Unplug!
I hate loud noises. Balloons popping. Guns shooting. Fireworks exploding. Give me a nice quiet evening. I’m good with that. Every July 4th is a challenge. Since I was a little kid, I’ve spent July 4th with my hands firmly clasped over my ears. This year was no different. My nephews’ fireworks were fantastic. … Continue reading How the Type A Lady Spent Her 4th of July
OK, Type A girls and boys....We're heading into summer. School’s almost out and I know you're getting antsy about your kids running around without a list of "To Dos" to keep them busy! Don't panic! First of all, take it from an OLD mother -- You’ll miss this time with your little ones once your … Continue reading Summer Fun With Kids