Category: Grandparents

These memories often have a lot to do with one of Amara’s Grandparents.

Grandma Pen Pals

Grandma Kc wrote this on August 21st, 2016 30 Replies

It all started back in February of 2013. I had written the blog post “STAR Awards” and it featured this picture. This is a picture of Amara and 2 of her best friends — best friends both then and now. They had all gotten STAR Awards. STAR is the “Standardized Testing and Reporting Program”. I Read the Rest

Marshmallow Madness

Grandma Kc wrote this on May 3rd, 2015 31 Replies

I can’t remember where I saw the idea but I had told Amara about this idea for coloring marshmallows. We do a lot of stuff with food color these days! She liked the idea so I had a fresh bag of marshmallows waiting when she got here. All you do is mix food color with Read the Rest

Horrible Hair Cuts

Grandma Kc wrote this on April 7th, 2015 30 Replies

I can’t seem to decide what to do with my hair lately. I complained to Amara the other day that I really needed to have her Mom cut my bangs at least. Amara eagerly offered to cut them for me. After one huge shudder that came with memories of my mother, I wisely declined and Read the Rest

Fun with Amara

Grandma Kc wrote this on November 7th, 2014 21 Replies

Now for the important stuff! Last time I told you about all the fun I’ve had at Amara’s school lately. This post is all about the fun we’ve been having with Amara at our house. One of the best things about living so close by is that we get to see Amara a lot. I Read the Rest

Special Time with Grandpa

Grandma Kc wrote this on November 4th, 2013 20 Replies

One of the best parts of being a local Grandma is that I get to do the everyday stuff. I love that I often get to take Amara to school or pick her up afterwards, sometimes by myself and sometimes with her Mommy. While Grampy is a local Grandpa, he doesn’t get the luxury of Read the Rest

Better than an Ordinary Sleepover

Grandma Kc wrote this on July 22nd, 2013 12 Replies

I am constantly reminded how lucky we are. Amara and her Mommy and Daddy are only one mile from us. We can pretty much see them whenever we want. I’ve written before about how being so close by means lots of ordinary sleepovers. This has been much more than an ordinary sleepover, it has been Read the Rest