Family hug!

Family hug!

Back in the earlier innings of my parenting game, we used to call out “family hug” from any room in the house and everyone would come running for a squeeze. Any member could call it, and every member responded (some of those middle schoolers came with their eyes rolling hard. But they came!) That’s what [...]

First dibs

First dibs

I got first dibs on my granddaughter to kick off a weekend I have been counting down the days to since Christmas. All four of my adult kids will be together with me this weekend and we’re going to whoop it up. The star of the festivities is their new little niece, Margo Lake. Later [...]