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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

The Gold Rush Day

Grandma Kc wrote this on June 17th, 2014 18 Replies

I’ve said it before but I get to see so much of the fun at Amara’s school by volunteering. One good adventure often leads to another. It all started back in April at Open House and Book Fair. The Book Fair ran all that week for the students and they always have it open during Read the Rest

Little Drummer Girl

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 18th, 2014 21 Replies

A few weeks ago, Amara spent the night with us and she noticed that I had four coffee cans sitting on the counter. I save them for scooping up lizards when Twiggy gets bored and leaves them in the front room. I put them back in the garden and then throw the can away. Twiggy Read the Rest

Selling Cookies with Amara

Grandma Kc wrote this on December 26th, 2013 14 Replies

Last week one of the 1st grade teachers and one of the 3rd grade teachers from Amara’s school, along with one of their college friends presented a wonderful holiday program. The teachers had asked Jenna and Mo if they wanted to help and to make a little extra money for the PTA at the same 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

We’ve been busy having Fun!

Grandma Kc wrote this on September 24th, 2013 22 Replies

September is always a busy month and this has certainly been no exception. It started the day before Amara went back to school. Again, this year the PTA board and a few volunteers held a breakfast for the teachers the morning before the first day of school. I did my part and made two loaves Read the Rest