Category: Relatives

They say it takes a village to raise a child. These memories are about the people in Amara’s Village.

Formal Fridays

Grandma Kc wrote this on July 13th, 2012 10 Replies

Just about a year ago I explained why Grampy wears a tie to work! In case you don’t remember he really did it just to please Amara! He would do most anything to put a smile on that girl’s face! Well Grampy got a new job! A new wonderful job where he works remotely from Read the Rest

Long Distance Cousins

Grandma Kc wrote this on January 16th, 2012 23 Replies

Amara has a little cousin she had never met who is about 4 years younger than she is. At least I call her Amara’s cousin. I have never been good at figuring out those relationship things. She is my stepbrother’s granddaughter. I’m not sure what that makes her relationship to Amara so I’ve just gone Read the Rest

The Nightmare

Grandma Kc wrote this on December 2nd, 2011 15 Replies

The nightmare began 17 days ago. I’ve wanted to blog about it but I was waiting until there was some kind of end to the story. Amara’s school had another skating party. This time I was going with them but I wasn’t going to skate. I just wanted the chance to spend some time with Read the Rest

Why Grampy Wears a Tie to Work

Grandma Kc wrote this on July 21st, 2011 10 Replies

Grampy wears a tie to work each day. When he first started this job a few years ago Amara and her Mommy helped me pick out some new ties for him as his old ones had certainly seen better days. Amara’s Daddy doesn’t have to wear a tie to work so both Amara and her Read the Rest

The fist bump ritual

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 22nd, 2011 7 Replies

When I first wrote about Grampy flying Amara out to the car I spoke of it as a tradition, but really it was just another one of our rituals. Grampy would fly her to the car. Grandma would buckle her in to her car seat. Grampy would give her a kiss and do “the fist Read the Rest

Peanut Butter Sandwich the Cat

Grandma Kc wrote this on January 22nd, 2011 7 Replies

Amara is like most little kids. If something is funny once it will certainly be funnier the twentieth time she tells you! Grandparents are a little more tolerant of this than parents but I think that is because we only hear something for the twentieth time and not the fortieth time! Sometimes I like doing Read the Rest