Tag Archives: children

The Thankful Table

This weekend we once again had the joy of a family visit. The family of three children now includes a toddler. Ask me if I’m tired. Ask me if I enjoyed every second. A resounding YES to both. The tradition … Continue reading

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More Bird Thoughts

One afternoon in late May I happened to catch the first wobbly flight of a baby swallow (I think). I posted earlier about the two different bird species sharing the same bird house. The lower level baby robins had already … Continue reading

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The Thankful Table

Every summer we have the pleasure of hosting relatives. We brace ourselves for the invasion of three small children but are always sad to see them leave. We eat as many meals as possible outside (I let the chipmunks do … Continue reading

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Where the Magic IS Real

A few weeks ago I posted on this blog “Why I’m Saying Good-bye to Children’s Etiquette”. Well, I sure hit an etinerve.  I’ve received many comments by email, Twitter, on my blog, and in direct conversations. All have echoed my … Continue reading

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Pass the Peas Please: Table Manners for the Younger Set

Can you imagine enjoying a special meal in an upscale restaurant with your family?  Yes, even with your three year old and the nine year old twins with the devilish twinkle.  If the answer is “Are you crazy?”, or you … Continue reading

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Follow-Through

Welcome to my inaugural blog.  I am dedicating this entry to an unknown mother. I have been hesitant to jump on the blog wagon out of fear I would fall off.  That is, that I wouldn’t follow through on my … Continue reading

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