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Center Stage with Judy

I have some unique memories growing up with my siblings. Many of them are about being competitive or mischievous, but I have some very sweet memories as well. For as long as I can remember, I shared a bedroom with my older sister, Judy. She was two years older than me and always there when … 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

Happy Oreo…er, Memorial Day!
C. G. Cady Naegle / Holidays & Traditions / Uncategorized

Happy Oreo…er, Memorial Day!

Kindergarten is an eye-opening experience for children as they are exposed to situations and people they have hitherto never known were even in existence.  Anyone who has ever been exposed to children has had them come home spouting knowledge they surely didn’t learn at home.  This kindergarten rite of passage birthed well-loved tradition in our … Continue reading