C. Cady Fowler / Daily Life / Monte Cady a.k.a. Dad / parenting / Pranks

Quincequil Day

We come by our writing honestly.  Dad was always writing silly stories for our amusement. I just recently ran across a collection of his stories, including this doozy:     Quincequil  Day by Monte Cady Arfgon Quincequil (730 – 687 BC) was a locally prominent medicine man in the region of the North American continent … Continue reading

10 Cady Family Thanksgiving Traditions
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10 Cady Family Thanksgiving Traditions

Goodbye Halloween. Hello, Thanksgiving! Yes, I know some of you are already breaking out your Christmas trees and listening to Christmas music.  Good for you! Play it extra loud for me, will ya? But I have children, and I’m especially keen on making sure a few of my favorite Cady Family Thanksgiving traditions continue through … Continue reading

Halloween Memories
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Halloween Memories

Tomorrow is Halloween, and the excitement in our home is nearly palpable.  My eight-year-old daughter spent the evening on Pinterest looking at different ways to paint her face to look like Spiderman, and my seven-year-old son keeps asking to wear his Iron Man Costume around the house. We’ve discussed our plans for Halloween night, which … 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

Rack-O, A Full Contact Sport
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Rack-O, A Full Contact Sport

We’ve recently instigated a family game night. My eight-year-old daughter designated herself as the game chooser/reminder/setter-upper-er. She’s quite proficient at it. Tonight she chose Rack-O. Okay, okay, she’s chosen Rack-O every night for the past week. Before you wretch and roll your eyes, you must take a moment to realize my children are half Cady. … Continue reading