My dear friend and longtime colleague Ginny Kubitz Moyer has a wonderful new book out that’s perfect for Mother’s Day called Random MOMents of Grace. It’s all about her experience of being a mom and a nice addition to her very fine blog, Random Acts of MOMness which I love for the Fisher-Price toy on …
Category Archive: Family.
We received good news yesterday as many already know from Facebook: The results of Marion’s breast MRI show benign findings. Exhale. She will proceed to have surgery on Halloween –I asked her doctor if she dresses up as Chewbacca for the surgery–to remove the other atypical cells they found. Those will be biopsied along with …
Hi folks! I’m Haze Hayes the Dog and it’s my birthday! So Dad granted me one wish after I blew out the candle on my doggie burger today. So I wanted to ask him if I could blog on his site. He said, “You might as well since I haven’t been able to blog much …
I’m starting to hear stories from my father that he’s never shared with me before. Last night we talked on the phone for a long time. I had been worried about him because my mother’s been fairly sick lately and I know that gets him down. He always has a story for me. And last …
A great, great article in yesterday’s Washington Post on dealing with helicopter parents from two university officials. I especially liked their last two paragraphs: Having raised smart and accomplished kids, most parents are able, with a little guidance, to recognize the difference between being a constructive partner in their child’s educational journey and being a …
In anticipation of Father’s Day, I have been thinking of my dad, Michael F. Hayes, Sr this week. He’s 84 and he’s my dad because of a series of coincidences. He was born in Waterford, Ireland. His mother died when he was very young (about 7, if my memory serves) of the flu! Ireland was …
David Quo thinks that he was an ass at his kid’s soccer game. Why? Because his kid is far from becoming the next David Beckham, the kid doesn’t always listen to the coach and he thinks he did a good job when he kicks the ball into his own net. And all that annoys David–who’s …