Category Archives: encourage

Free Chat Thursday

We drove down to Rochester Friday afternoon for a baseball tournament. It took us about 2 hours, once we got out of the cities. It was a beautiful drive, who knew southern Minnesota was so hilly, and scenic?! We were … Continue reading

Posted in baseball, boys, buddies, communicating, competition, courtesy, emotions, encourage, family, friends, friendships, happiness, kids, laughter, learning, life, life lessons, losing, memories, playing, playing around, respect, self esteem, son's, swimming, Uncategorized, winning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Fair is fair…or is it?

Well. Where do I start? We’ve had a very interesting last 5 days. As you all now Bailey is on the traveling baseball team for our town. This was something he had to try out for. Something we had to pay for. … Continue reading

Posted in abilities, advice, athletes, baseball, boys, competition, competitive, disappointment, discipline, encourage, fairness, feelings, friendships, humiliation, hurt feelings, kids, life lessons, losing, sports, tournaments, Uncategorized, winning | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Time to Check In

A month ago, I wrote a post about New Year’s Resolutions, and I said that I’d check back in “next month”.  Well, here I am… activating your webcam and peeking into your home office.  HAH!! YOU!!!  I see you putting … Continue reading

Posted in adults, behavior, emotions, encourage, feelings, good habits, health, life, life lessons, self control, self esteem | Tagged , , , , | 16 Comments

Do you leave notes??

I have a very startling confession to make. I’m a note leaver.  I know it’s hard to believe but it’s true.  I think I got it from my dad because he used to do this too.  I can remember when … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, children, emotions, encourage, family, feelings, fun, grandchildren, grandma, grandpa, grandparents, habits, happy, kids, memories, parent's, past, people, relationships, things, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments