Articles by teresak

Are Your Children and Grandchildren Safe?

This post contains product reviews. Dreambaby® supplied the products for me to review but the opinions expressed are solely my own. Most parents know and understand the importance of childproofing their home, [...]

Wham, B@M, Shezam!

Remember last year I told you about a conference I helped host and invited you to attend? Well, B@M 2015 was awesome but B@M 2016 is going to be even better! Next [...]

The Joy of Boys

Before I had children I had many grandiose ideas about how I would raise them. I read every parenting book I could get my hands on and by the time I gave [...]

Nana Adventures

On the days I keep my grandchildren I never know where the day will take us. We have adventures and one leads to another. This is a blog hop! Link up and [...]

When You Are Not Allowed To See Your Grandchild

I love hearing from my readers but last week I received a letter that broke my heart. I askedthe author of the letter if I could share her story with you, providing [...]

Meet Nana Kathy Bray

Please meet Nana Kathy Bray and read about her life, her battle with breast cancer and her grandchildren. I met Kathy on NanaHood’s Facebook page and asked her if I could share [...]

Random Photos

While looking back through my photos this week I found several I wanted to share with you but I couldn’t decide on a theme, so I’m calling this post Random Photos. Hope [...]

NanaHood Turns 6

It’s been six WONDERFUL years of blogging and I owe it all to you and my grandchildren! If it weren’t for the grandchildren I wouldn’t be on this NanaHood journey, and if [...]

Beach Days

By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea, You and me, you and me, Oh, how happy we will be! This is one of my 4 handsome sons and his [...]

What Happens When A Child Doesn’t Wear Sunscreen

When I was child we watched the evening news while we ate supper. It wasn’t unusual to be eating mashed potatoes and pork chops while Walter Cronkite told us how many soldiers [...]

Glacier National Park

My son sent these photos to me from Glacier National Park. I am now convinced that I need to go there and see it with my own eyes. Have you ever been? [...]

America Through My Eyes

I just discovered and I spent a few minutes (hours) playing with it this afternoon. Before you freak and say, “I don’t have time for that,” check out my first project [...]

The House That Z Built-Part 2

I couldn’t get all the pictures of Z’s house in last weeks post, so I’m adding some more this week. If you remember correctly I tried to get her to adopt me. [...]

Crazy Good Coconut Pound Cake

I love coconut and a few weeks ago I had a piece (or two) of a delicious pound cake my cousin made. Last week while visiting her family we decided to make [...]

The House That Z Built

There are houses and then there are houses. This is the house that Z (and her husband) built. She was nice enough to give me a tour and I loved making pictures. [...]

The Nose Hair Nightmare

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Easy and Delicious Marinade

My Aunt Kate is cool. She’s fun to hang out with for many reasons. She got all the Martha Stewart genes that I didn’t. She and I took a road trip to [...]

Storms, Grandchildren and Puppies

I know it’s boring to talk about the weather but it’s been crazy this summer in Kentucky! We have had more storms and rain than I ever remember having before. It’s like [...]

Stickers and Dog Pens

I hope each of you have had a good week. My favorite photos of the week are of my two youngest granddaughters. The oldest is 3 and the youngest 2. You just [...]

Finding Happy When You Are Feeling Sad

No one likes to feel sad. Sadness is like a gray cloud hovering over our head. Sometimes we can do like the Taylor Swift song says and Shake It Off. Other times [...]