I guess I’m a kitten’s grandma

So, it’s been a year since my oldest daughter ET got married. Click for more information on that: (https://christinakosatka.wordpress.com/2019/12/19/so-now-im-a-mother-in-law/) She and her husband decided to go on a tip for their anniversary, and she asked me to come and babysit her kitten, Jellybean. She’s six months old and pretty cute. I figured this sounded likeContinue reading “I guess I’m a kitten’s grandma”

An Extra Dramatic Discussion About Towels

Little Girl (aged 12) came into the kitchen to find a stack of newly-folded (by me) towels on the counter. She was indignant. Her: WHY are you HOLDING the towels HERE? Me: What? Her: There’s only ONE towel in the BATHROOM and it’s DIRTY! And that’s because all the towels are HERE! Me: Okay. Well,Continue reading “An Extra Dramatic Discussion About Towels”

These kids had better be going back to school soon

So after the three-plus-months-long homeschool experiment of last school year, I’ve been looking forward to having my kids go back to school IN PERSON. They have given us as parents the option of using a “learn-from-home” model, which of course translates to “you-deal-with-your-own-kid-while-we-force-our-teachers-to-work-with-you-online.” No thank you. That sounds like a nightmare for me AND theContinue reading “These kids had better be going back to school soon”

Going Back to Church… IN PERSON!

This was the first Sunday we were able to go back in the church building. We were pretty excited. The church had already informed everyone that masks would be required, and that we would sit distanced from each other in the pews, so we were prepared. When we arrived at the church building and parkedContinue reading “Going Back to Church… IN PERSON!”