Bittersweet...

RJ and I finally got to skype with our two year old grandson JH. It's only been a couple of weeks since his mom moved him 1500 miles away, but it seems like an eon. He peered into the camera and smiled. When he saw RJ he yelled "Papaw". Oh how sweet,...

Nobody wins!

So, we met with the lawyer on Saturday and learned a lot of things. Some were good, and of course some were not. We will go over the bad parts first.   In our state if you are not married and have a child together, even if the father's name is...

Assembling the arsenal...

Last night I sat down and highlightened on a calendar how many days this year we have had our grandson JH in our home for visitation in 2015. So far we have had him 45 days, and mom has had him 56.  Well technically she has him from now on since she...

Crying Sucks

Well I've cried, and I've cried. I hate crying. It is just not a good thing for me. As a child we were taught that crying was for wimps. Eight children and if you cried, you were meat for the vultures. Siblings can be hard on one another. I am a...

Almost did it...

I lay awake last night plotting a kidnapping. I did. Really. I plotted the kidnapping of my two year old grandson. I love him. He loves me too. We have a magic bond.   However, this morning I discovered my plot was way to...

Crushing news...

Ever knew something was coming, but the pain of hearing the words spill out of another mouth is more than you can bare? Yea. Me too.   Today I got the news that my grandson JH will be moving far, far away. Across the country in fact. His mother...

Monday, Monday...

Woke up with a headache this morning, and my ears popping. Welcome Spring allergies, I've missed you, not.   The Littles are filing in, and thankfully most of them happily. Mr. C came in crying. Not good when I have a headache. Glad it only...

Speech Therapist Needed...

I used to encounter an occasional child with a speech difficulty. Now it is like an epidemic. In fact my daycare has three boys right now who are in speech therapy, and you can barely understand a word they say.  If you need a good job with job...