Category Archives: Grandparenting & Grandkids

Not Fair Picking on Old People!

Three little boys were bragging about how tough they were. “I’m so tough,” said the first boy, “that I can wear out a pair of shoes in a week.” “Well,” said the second boy, “I’m so tough, I can wear … Continue reading

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“I’ll Cry a Little and Then Laugh Again”

Our 3-year-old grandson Alex comes up with the most profound comments. When an adult asked another grandson to stop poking or tickling Alex, they added,  “Although he’s laughing now, if you keep doing it he’ll eventually cry about it. Alex immediately … Continue reading

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Excellent Advice from a 3-Year Old

On my Beloved’s trip back to Maryland with our son Brian and his family to help them navigate airports and the myriad challenges of traveling with twin three-year olds and an eight month-old, she received excellent advice: Three-year-old Alex said to her … Continue reading

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Outsmarted by a 3-Year-Old

During the recent visit from our son Brian and his family I gave my 3-year-old grandson Zachary a couple of Graham crackers. I didn’t want him to have too many so I intentionally gave to him a couple of the ones that were … Continue reading

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“Hi, Shoe! Bye Shoe!”

At the start of a carousel ride while at Gilroy Garden’s amusement park yesterday, three-year-old Alex decided at the last second that the horse he was on was too big (shortly after he’d said he wanted to be on the big one). I … Continue reading

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Highs and Lows

  Our trip to the redwoods took two minivans for the twelve of us. The highway  was jammed with cars headed for the beach over the mountains, so we took a scenic, windy, two-laned road through the mountains that unbeknownst to us … Continue reading

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Mustache Mania

Let’s face it, these guys are goofy! Last night we decorated eggs for a week-early Ester celebration tomorrow. Photos to come in a later post. We watched Thomas’ T-Ball game this morning and who the twins got bored to them … Continue reading

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