Author Archives: Velma

Hello, 2014!

Happy New Year, Everyone! Sometimes it takes me awhile, but better late than not at all, I say. Mark made the lovely image above. Here are the captions, starting in the top left corner and going clockwise: 1. Nana and … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life

April 1 was my 2 year anniversary of being a stay-at-home mom. Olie is now 2.5 years old!  I’ve been asked occasionally what I do all day. Heck, sometimes I wonder what I do all day!   I also occasionally feel … Continue reading

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Camping with Kids

We’ve been camping twice with Olie. It is SOOO much fun. Definitely one of the best ways to have a get-a-way. For posterity (so I will remember), here’s my camping list: Sleeping Tent stakes mallet air mattress & pump/sleeping pads … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

This year for Earth Day, I organized the Allendale neighborhood cleanup. We had a great turn out, and got the bus stop picked up and weeded, and litter picked up on High Street for two blocks in either direction, and … Continue reading

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Parenting Resources, So Far…

Olie is 1.5 years old. I’ve learned a lot over the past couple of years. Most of the time, I’m happy. I’m learning to play, and be in the present. Olie is an excellent teacher. I thought I’d share some … Continue reading

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