What I’ll Tell Sweet E: Learn How to Drive a Stick

Dear Sweet E, You gotta learn how to drive a stick, sweet boy. #1: Sticks, or standards, are the most fun vehicles to tool around in. Ask anyone who has ever driven one. #2: Learning how to drive a stick is a great metaphor for life. You haven’t properly lived until you’ve learned to drive […]

The Best Advice You’ll Ever Get

Sweet E is four, y’all…4 1/2-years-old! Time continues to whip past, no matter how I wish it would slow its jets. As the saying goes: The days are slow, but the years are fast. I was reading though some of the older Sweet E posts and I came across this one. It stands the test […]

Get Out of the Dog House With a Fun Matching Game!

Forgive the blurriness of the pic and focus on the fun of the game! ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to yourself. It’s much appreciated!~ (source: Amazon) Sweet E received a version of […]

What I’ll Tell {Told} Boy

You guys know I love the What I’ll Tell Sweet E series. This post is a twist on that, with a lesson for all of us who love someone (you know, ALL OF US!). What I’ll Tell {Told} Boy I was working through a business course exercise that would enable me to get clear on […]

Huffy Spider-Man Lights And Sounds Folding Trike Review

Sweet E came for 10 full days in the summer. We dubbed those days Camp Choochie and G-Daddy 2016! ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping through the Amazon links on this page, you support the blog at no cost to yourself. It’s much appreciated! ~ During that […]

The Importance of Dad

I’ve written before about my father and the things he taught me in his short life and this Father’s Day I will remember and honor his wisdom once again. There is no denying the importance of Dad in our lives. The yin to our mother’s yang (mostly), the lessons that a male perspective offers, and […]

Duolingo Spanish Lessons

I used to be bilingual; I spoke West Texan and broken German. It has been years since I conversed in German, yet there is still much I understand when I hear it spoken. Today, I’m no longer bilingual, but I’m hoping to change that with the program Duolingo. Sweet E attends a Spanish immersion school […]

Grace For The Day

Grace. I love what the word grace does for my soul and for the possibility of all it holds. Grace for the day; grace for the way, baby. Having a saving grace, saves. Burdened with sin; blessed with grace. Grace. I wrote this post in 2014 for Sweet E, but it resonates with me, with […]

What I’ve Learned: Three Years Later

As a mom of a grown son, I’m aware how fast time slips by, but people, I gotta tell you that I’m stunned three years are behind us since Sweet E entered this world. THREE YEARS! Someone grab a fan, and some sweet tea: the vapors are creepin’ on me! In case you’re new here, […]

What I’ve Learned: Two and a Half Years Later

Sweet sweet E, that child does nothing but elicit smiles, squeally voices and happy dances from me. Ah, grandkiddos! About every six months I find myself updating what I’ve learned from that whippersnapper.  About every six months I ask myself, too soon?  Maybe I should just do a yearly update…BUT I CAN’T!  Having an itty-bitty […]