Category: Family

  • Free Christmas Printables

    Free Christmas printables are just the ticket for keeping young hands busy during this holiday season.  These printable Christmas coloring pages are large enough for young children to enjoy.  You can print the Santa Head or the Snowman head in back and white… or you can print the full color version. The kids can cut…

  • Free Thanksgiving Coloring Pages

    Here are a couple of free Thanksgiving coloring pages for your kids to enjoy.  Children love to participate in the Thanksgiving decorating… so here are a couple of projects they can be entertained by. The pilgrim couple,  “Bless Thee” and “Thank Thee” is the first project. They are door hangers the kids can color and…

  • Registering Your Childs’ Domain Name

    Registering a child’s domain name is becoming more and more common these days.  Some couples are receiving their baby’s domain name registration as a gift.  At the cost of about $10.00 a year, couples will invest about $160.00 for the domain registration to remain valid until the child reaches sixteen years old. Not a bad…

  • School Policies – Are you Watching?

    School policies for your children vary from state to state and from district to district.  Are you watching?  In the last several weeks, it has come to my attention that some districts have policies in place that may not be in the best interest of your family. When you sign your children up for the…

  • Welcome Beck Adams Benson

    Welcome Beck Adams Benson… born Oct 1, 2008.  7lbs. 4 oz. – 19″ long.  He’s my darling 15th grand baby born to my baby Katie and her husband Mark Benson. He’s just an hour old here. Isn’t he a doll!  He as two older sisters, Ella and Claire….(I mean two other mom’s).  Ella is 6…

  • Make Chores For Kids Fun

    Making chores for kids fun can be a challenge sometimes… especially when the kids would rather be playing. Somehow if you can combine the kids’ chores with a little fun… it make it easier on everyone. The trees in my backyard needed trimming.  I hated to call in a commercial tree trimmer when most of…

  • 5 Practical Back To School Ideas

    Here’s 5 practical Back To School ideas that will be help you and your kids get back into the swing of things, now that the summer is over. Going back to school can be stressful. There’s clothes shopping to be done, school supplies to purchase, bus schedules to review, registration forms to fill out, fees…

  • The Miracle of Birth – Welcome Rosemary Josephine

    The miracle of birth was witness by me when my son, Brad and his wife Martha had their fourth child. I, along with Molly, the other grandma…were invited into the delivery room. Welcome to our family, Rosemary Josephine. Almost two weeks over due…she arrived at 3:15 yesterday, Aug. 13…bright eyed and bushy tailed. Martha’s past…

  • DiStefano Family Reunion 08

    The DiStefano Famiy Reunion was held in Tabiona, Utah. It was the hometown of my grandparents, Girolamo and Kathrine DiStefano, from the 20’s to early 40’s. They moved out to the rural, eastern part of the state to “bootleg” during the prohibition… but that’s another story for another day.

  • Pulling A Loose Tooth

    Pulling a loose tooth became quite a traumatic deal when my grandson’s front tooth was hanging by a thread. “It’s my tooth,” Glade wailed, as his Uncle Wade threatened to remove it. Glade has been hanging on to his loose tooth for weeks now. He’s certainly earned the name, Snaggle Tooth, as the tooth is…