Hi ho, westward!

My husband and I are caving. We are driving more than 2,000 miles to see the grandkids. We have protected ourselves against this lousy pandemic from the start. Our son and daughter-in-law have done the same. But we haven’t seen them since last winter, and … Read more

Honor grandkids’ routines, especially bedtime.

posed baby with blanket

Being a house guest is not easy — and neither is having a house guest. I have found that becoming “part” of the family occurrs when I blend in with their routine rather than making my visit too much of an out-of-the-ordinary experience. For instance: … Read more