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“This Too Shall Pass”

While I was growing up, the phrase, “This too shall pass,” was said by our mom so many times, I swore I’d never say it to my children.  And I haven’t. So imagine my surprise when I heard my husband mumble it at me yesterday. Not only at me, but about me. What? How is … Continue reading

Barbara Cady a.k.a Mom / Daily Life / Family Activities / Holidays & Traditions / Peggy Cady / Uncategorized

A Cady is a Cady

Last weekend #10 was over with her husband and two of her children. To celebrate the event, #2 dropped by as did my two daughters with their husband and boyfriend. It was a nice, quaint gathering with a noise rating of “dull roar.” After all, there were only three Cadys in the mix. Except, of … Continue reading

Daily Life / Driver's Ed / parenting / Peggy Cady / Uncategorized

The Rebirth of the Passenger Side Shriek

Last week I experienced something that five years ago I didn’t think I’d ever experience again. Any guesses? Nope. Nope. And Nope. Let me satisfy your curiosity. I’m talking about Driver’s Ed and everything that comes with it. I walked into the required parent orientation expecting to sit through it and appear to dutifully listen … Continue reading

How Many Tootsie Pops does it take….
Family Activities / Holidays & Traditions / Monte Cady a.k.a. Dad / parenting / Peggy Cady

How Many Tootsie Pops does it take….

My daughter, Gloria came over to visit today.  I love when she comes over because of the way our relationship has evolved. Even though I made many parenting mistakes with her, she recognizes that I was doing the best I could with what I had.  “And besides,” she says, “I turned out pretty good in … Continue reading