Category: Parent

Amara has awesome parents who are very involved in her life which may explain why she is turning out so good!

Mom Pride

Grandma Kc wrote this on January 31st, 2016 19 Replies

For many years now I have made Amara calendars for special members of her fan club – OK, family! This year I really got a late start on them but they finally were mailed! The hardest part of making the calendars is picking out just the right pictures for each month. January 2016′s page needs Read the Rest

Jenna the Super Mom

Grandma Kc wrote this on March 15th, 2015 34 Replies

You may have seen me bragging about this over on Facebook but just in case you missed it, let me tell you that Jenna was just voted Parent of the Year for 2014-2015 at Amara’s school. We have all known that she is a great Mom, daughter, wife, friend and everything else but as Jenna Read the Rest

Fractured Fairy Tales

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 26th, 2015 29 Replies

I love that Amara’s Dad is involved at her school. He works full time so he doesn’t get the opportunity to be there as much as her Mom does but he always takes the day off for special events like the trip to the OC Animal Shelter, The Gold Rush Days and Jog-a-thon — just Read the Rest

Why Jenna likes to Read

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 19th, 2015 25 Replies

There has been a lot of excitement at Amara’ school recently. The PTA received a $5000 grant from Lowe’s to help Santiago Scholars become Super Readers. They are planning a huge kickoff event for Read Across America over the first week of March. I am thrilled to be on this committee (more on that later). Read the Rest

Road Rage

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 8th, 2015 25 Replies

As parents, we have probably all done something in front of our children that we look back on with regret. I made my mistake in front of Amara’s Mommy and her friend and I still feel guilty about it. It was around 1989 and I don’t think they called it road rage yet. I am Read the Rest

Tears of Pride

Grandma Kc wrote this on December 4th, 2013 18 Replies

Monday the PTA at Amara’s school sponsored an amazing Italian street painting workshop for the 6th—8th graders. The students began their day in the media center where Melanie from We Talk Chalk introduced them to the history of street art and showed slides of some of the murals she and others have worked on. The Read the Rest