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7 Clean Great Books That are Safe for Your Teen to Read.

Clean and Awesome Books for Teenagers I have a 13 year old son and it is a constant struggle to keep his reading material age appropriate. After some research here is a list of books from 2013 that fit the teenage bill. Besides, even though I am older, I love … Read More

Let your kids see love, not anger.

Teach with life lessons, not bad examples.. Awesome video, on how important it is to show love and never let them see you get angry.

“Seamus” by Martin Harrington

Seamus is the man responsible for bringing just about our entire family to the United States so many years ago. He was the adventurer in the family, the one who had the motivation to get out out of economically strapped Ireland and find a better way of life. Seamus did … Read More

Treking the world, just a little sunburn!

Take a look at my neice’ Deirdre’s blog. She and her husband Brain (awsome guy) are treking through Guatemala… www.briananddeirdre.blogspot.com

The Ginger Ale Rules

It was at that moment that I discovered what kind of parent I wanted to be. My first impulse was to replay the parent tape that most of us grew up listening to: “Drink your ginger ale,” I almost said. “Don’t play with it.” But I didn’t say that. I didn’t say anything. I just watched my son blow into his ginger ale through a straw. And it was quite beautiful-my perfectly sun-browned son, the straw, the glass, and the bubbles in the pale-gold liquid.

Free Family Tree site that really works.

In the first part of 2000 I spent a lot of time updateing the family tree. At the time I used Family Tree Maker at http://www.familytreemaker.com/┬ábut ran into trouble with the buggy-ness of the software. Recently I wanted to edit the tree, and found that FTM would not load at … Read More