Parenting

“There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.” — Chinese Proverb “Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” — Anne Frank *   *   * Mother turkey shepherds her … More Parenting

Old Family Recipes

“I love cooking. It’s one of my favorite things to do. To share my parents’ recipes that I grew up with is just something very special to me.”  — Lance Bass “Baking and love go hand in hand, for as one bakes a tasty treat and fills the room with its sweet aroma, the true … More Old Family Recipes

Wings

“There are two things parents should give their children: roots and wings. Roots to give them bearing and a sense of belonging, but also wings to help free them from constraints and prejudices and give them other ways to travel (or rather, to fly.)” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   “We were all born with wings. … More Wings

Don’t argue

“Sometimes, not saying anything is the best answer. You see, silence can never be misquoted.” — Unknown author *   *   * Parental argument —  Osprey photo by Mary O’Connor © 2017