Children, Family Life, Motherhood, Parenthood, Uncategorized

Talking on the phone – now vs. when I was 15

Girls these days have no flippin’ idea what it was like growing up in the 1990s. We didn’t have texting, or email for that matter. We were forced to talk to people either in person, on the phone or by way of a folded-up piece of paper that looked like a triangle.


Schools dumbing down society by eliminating cursive

I wanted to write a "Dear Diary" paragraph here, but would you believe, a computer will not let me ... Yes, soon, cursive will be a lost art.I guess I don’t have to worry about my children sneaking into my room at night to read my old diaries from the late 1980s/early 1990s – they… Continue reading Schools dumbing down society by eliminating cursive


Why don’t kids play outside?

When did kids lose the ability to play OUTSIDE?A friend of mine let her two older daughters outside recently, and they just stood on the deck, starring at her like deer in headlights.They had no idea what to DO outside.In the summer during the 1980s, I was outside from sunrise to sunset – only going… Continue reading Why don’t kids play outside?