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Patti Tucker

Writer. Texan. Thinker. Cake Baker. Eye squinter. Blogger. Laugh chaser. Umbrelly drank maker. Not necessarily in that order.

Getting In Fighting Shape For Grandparenting

Getting in shape to be a grandparent is kinda like getting in shape for a half-marathon: * Takes planning  – What will you be called? * Takes eating right – Gotta build stamina for horsey rides. * Takes a sense of humor – Some days you’ll get a little poop on ya (that’s just wrong). …

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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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