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Patti Tucker

Directions To The Hospital

I checked my email first thing this morning and BAM! there in my in-box, from Mrs. Girl, were instructions on how to get to the hospital when the time comes for FB* to be born. It gave me a thrill.  This thing is gettin’ real, y’all. Not that it isn’t already, but you know how …

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Reader Recommended Toy Company

Two well-trusted friends clued me in and have nothing but high praise for Fat Brain Toys. #1: LOVE the name. #2: LOVE the name! As an educator-at-heart and lifelong self-learner, Fat Brain Toys appeal to my desire to share toys that serve more than one purpose, ie play.  Yesyesyes, play is important (ahem, Mrs. Tucker …

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NOOOOOOOOoooooo! This was my internal reaction when Boy casually told me of his future plans to move out-of-state -someday- and take my future grandchild with him. NOOOOOOOOOOoooooo! My outward reaction was a bit more muted, but nevertheless sad/disappointed/and starting the grieving process. It’s bad enough that Boy and Mrs. Boy live 4.5 hours away, but …

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First Book

One of our all-time favorite books given as a gift when Boy was just our tiny bunny, was Love You Forever by Robert Munsch. ~ 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 …

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Yes. Just Yes.

This is what being a grandparent is all about: finding the coolest stuff to spoil our grands. Fine.  It’s not totally what being a grandparent is all about, maybe not even close, but it rates BIG in my spoil-them-rotten-to-get-even book.  I fully acknowledge I’m still new at this, but lookie what I found: [source] Here’s …

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Me? I’m Gonna Be a W-H-A-T?!

Oh Dear Readers, I’m going to be a grandmother.  Me.  The gal who cusses like a sailor, shoots guns, runs marathons, yells at the Crazy Bitches of Whatever City at Bravo, is mortified by Honey Boo Boo but still manages to watch, eats candy like a 12-year-old, snorts while laughing and finds fart jokes immensely …

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