family life Archive

A Re-Blog: Canned Peaches

Kelly Jude Melerine author behind Squeeze The Spaceman Taco has once again managed to move me with his post on the innocence of a child. In this case, his own young adult child Cade, who doesn’t, wouldn’t and

When Monkeys Talk

Kids are sponges, they say. They adapt easily, they say.  Can be very resilient, they say. No inhibitions, they say. All true. They are bloody monkeys too, I say. I know so. I know 2 of them.

Squirt Turns 5

Dear Squirt, What?! 5 already? Get back in here. In my tummy. NOW. GrubbsnCritters© Sheeesh…! 2 years ago when we celebrated your sister’s 5th birthday, you just turned 3. That didn’t seem too long ago. This is

Today in History

In the Gregorian calendar, May 18th is the 138th day with only 227 remaining days before the new year starts. This date is also likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday versus the weekends and

Taking the scenic route of Flevoland

Not quite a long road trip, but a road trip nonetheless as we decided to head north of the country a few weekends ago.  To Drenthe (again!) we went, though a different part of Drenthe this time.