I pulled the Blockhead box off the shelf when the kids were getting antsy. I understood their restlessness. Football doesn't hold my interest very long either, although I do cherish the times when four generations of my family come together for Duck games. Read more: https://kathysheldondavis.com/2019/10/20/when-more-than-a-football-game-brings-us-together-isaiah-604/
Every child I have cared for loves a good story, but when considering a Bible for my grandson I didn’t search for a collection of Bible stories. This time I wanted an actual Bible. The New International Reader’s Version Illustrated Holy Bible for Kids meets my criteria.
Standing in front of the mirror looking into my aging eyes I warned my reflection she was going to die. You might think I’m crazy if I tell you how liberating it was for me when I accepted that message.
Have you thought about your influence continuing even after you’ve passed away? My grandmother’s legacy lives on, her existence leaving a lasting impression that still speaks to me today. Grandma Kocher left her mark in many ways. Her first husband, my grandfather Chester Sheldon, taught school in Prosser, Washington in the late 1920s.
This isn’t how I thought grandparenting would be. My grandmothers and my mom did it so well. My own grand-mothering started out to be much like theirs, but chronic pain soon changed my course. For a few years I was able to help care for my grandchildren as I thought grandmas should. Read more: https://kathysheldondavis.com/2019/05/30/im-not-the-grandma-i-thought-i-would-be-philippians-4-12-13/