Can You Hear Me Now???
Barbara Cady a.k.a Mom / Family Activities / parenting / S. Cady Allred / Uncategorized

Can You Hear Me Now???

As I sat at my computer this evening skyping with a few of my sisters, one of the husbands texted us and said, “You don’t need to scream. Talk normally.” She read the text out loud, and the rest of us laughed because her voice, though not unusual for a normal Cady conversation,  had been … Continue reading

10 Cady Family Thanksgiving Traditions
Barbara Cady a.k.a Mom / Family Activities / Holidays & Traditions / Monte Cady a.k.a. Dad / parenting / Recipes / S. Cady Allred / Uncategorized

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
Holidays & Traditions / S. Cady Allred / Uncategorized

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

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