The Wisdom of a 9-year-old

I have talked quite a bit about my neighbour's granddaughter who recently stayed with us for a couple of weeks. I will call her Emma. I have known Emma since she was a toddler, about a year old. I have watched her and her sister grow up before my eyes and think the world of …

“Mom” Again!

On Friday around noon I have to say I was a little relieved that my 9 year-old house guest was going for the weekend with her Dad. With having her through the week and the little guy for two nights I have to say I was exhausted and in a bunch of pain. But a …

Kids!

I do not have any children of my own...biological ones anyway. I have more unofficially adopted ones than I could possibly count from working as a live-out Nanny, helping out friends with babysitting and respite, youth groups, kid's clubs you name it. Some of them are even having their own children. I talk often about …