Fresh tracks! Maybe I’ll see a kid?

  Well, our nest has been empty for a bit now, but nothing seems to have changed. We still see the tell-tale signs of our kids’ presence, although not so frequently. They pop in at random and if I don’t see them first hand (which…

Fun and activities which span the generations.

    Becoming an older family is never an easy process. As your kids go through their teenage years, they are likely to become very detached from family life, and everyone’s interests will drift further apart. It becomes a challenge to find activities everyone can…

6 great things to do in your retirement.

  Retirement can be a wonderful thing.   Even if illness or disability has forced you to retire earlier than you would have liked, you’ve probably still spent a good deal of your adult life working very hard. Now is the time to relax and…

10 tips to avoid scratching that itch.

  In the past, I have written about my own ongoing battle with allergies, sensitivities, skin conditions and itchiness – and how difficult it has been to avoid scratching that itch.   This is a great article offering exceptionally good advice for everyone who has…

Family time together is valuable time.

  We live in a digital age where people would often rather interact with screens than each other, and because of this, some of the traditional family values matter even more.   Family time spent together is valuable time, and it’s important for families to…

There are reasons for my phobia of ticks.

I have a real phobia of ticks, and that’s more than likely because of a few frightening incidents in the past.   At one time, I was a private day care worker for a family full time. One day, the boy came home for lunch,…