23 Jun 2011
in Blogs, Family, Poetry, postaday2011, Wordpress
Tags: and the thunder rolls, Arts, Bucket List, Environment, family, Gramma, home, Noise Pollution, Parenting, postadaychallenge2011.com, Twister
1.) List 10 things you wish you could say to strangers who share unsolicited advice about your parenting skills.
2.) Write a poem inspired by a picture you took last week. Share both!
3.) Create a bucket list of 50 things you want to do this summer (with or without the kids!)
4.) A country you would like to visit.
5.) What is something you could stand to learn from your significant other?
2) Write a poem inspired by a pic you took.
A quiet night two boys sleeping
When the clouds gathered
Then two boys weeping.
Thunder shook the walls around
And one voice calling
Gramma, GRAMMA! sounds.
I flew down the hall with a plan,
Banish these fears
Make fun if I can.
Two boys one bed shaking, forlorn,
Fingers in ears pressed
Yea! I love a storm!
Storms are great said I above the noise
The angels are bowling
Don’t you love it boys?
Not so much it seems so I stayed
Telling stories fun,
About nature made.
The source of fear caused a blister
Not easy to calm
The source was Twister.
We huddled twice at midnight and two
Uncertain smiles now
As the storm still brewed.
Finally the storm abated,
The children asleep,
And still I waited
And watched in wonder two wee boys
Whose only call rang
In the midst of noise
and the thunder rolls
08 May 2011
in dance, Dreams, Faith, Family, Family fun...Grandma's Heaven, Humour, love, Memories, Passion, Photog, Poetry, postaday2011, Relationships, Wedding
Tags: celebration, Mommy, Mother, Ryan Mary Beth, smiles, Tom Heidi Caleb Rowan
Those of you who know me well, know that I tend to look at things differently. For me Mothers Day is not a celebration of me, but a chance to honor my children! For without them, how could I possibly be such a super mommy? While I do not usually publish family pics, today is special so let me introduce my crew.
My youngest Tom, with G1 and G2 Rowan (left) Caleb (right)
Tom posted this on facebook tonight:
I love you and thank you for all you have done.
The love of a mother is beyond compare
One who dearly loves and is always there
From scraped knees
To falls from trees
A mother cares for all
From “I told you so”
To “That’s a no-no! ”
A mother answers the call
Heidi (DL)with Rowan a great Mom!
Mothers cook, mothers clean, some even work a job
Even with all their strength, a mother still knows how to sob
Mothers should be honored for all they have done
Every day of the year, not just one
There is nothing better than a mother’s love
For her time on this earth thank God above
A mother’s love endures forever
Its unbreakable bonds no on can sever
No matter how much I have grown
My mother’s love is always shown
She has become a mentor and a guide
Within her always I am able to confide
No better payment for her I can find
Then to love her with heart, and with mind
To the one who bore me; I share my emotion
To the one who raised me; Absolute devotion
To this woman I express my joy
You will always be my “mommy” and I your “baby boy”
“Glaedr the poet.”
And here below are Ryan and Mary Beth, my son and future DL (by this time next week!)
Ryan and my future DL (wedding is one week from now!)
So I celebrate my offspring and their chosen partners who by the way may officially be daughters in law, but in this family they are daughters!
It also gives me the perfect chance to show who I blame for my quirkiness, my wit, my insanity, my screwy humor, cause while they simply received the “crazy” gene, it is much more exacerbated in them, and it is very very very infectious!
See where the smile and silliness comes from?