Articles by teresak

Motherhood Mistakes

Motherhood Mistakes (This post was written by a friend of mine, Teresa Branstetter Kimble. It is a great read for all parents and grandparents. I hope you will agree and share it [...]

Rising Sun Tavern and The Holocaust Museum

Rising Sun Tavern and The Holocaust Museum This is Part Three of a series on traveling in the Washington D.C. area and Fredericksburg, Virginia. You can read Part One and Part Two [...]

Fredericksburg Virginia’s Chatham Manor

Chatham Manor This is Part Two of a Three Part Series about travel in the Washington, D. C. area. Today’s post is about Fredericksburg, Virginia. #travel Fredericksburg is rich in history and [...]

George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate

If you have ever been to Washington D. C. you know there are so many things to do that it’s hard to choose what to do first. A few years ago we [...]

The Disney Countdown Begins

We are going to Disney World in 10 days! After waiting for months….the time is almost here! Disney Social Media Moms Celebration 2018 (DSMMC) is a land and sea event. We’ll have [...]

Social Media for Boomers and Beyond

Social Media for Boomers and Beyond a special feature from Hey, this technology thing is here to stay–plain and simple. Whether you are in the over fifty (and nifty) crowd, a [...]

Doggie Love At Our House

Doggie Love At Our House It’s no secret that we love dogs. I thought it would be fun to share with you some of my most recent dog photos. This is my [...]

How to Keep Your Grandkids Busy This Winter

How to Keep Your Grandkids Busy This Winter It’s easy to sit back during winter, put on the television or the computer, and stay on the couch. This is especially true for [...]

Nana’s Blueberry Smoothie

Nana’s Blueberry Smoothie I’m sure you know the health benefits of blueberries but just in case you don’t… Blueberries have been proven to help bone strength, heart health, skin health, blood pressure, [...]

Tips For Caring For Sick Grandchildren

Tips for caring for sick grandchildren Being a mother is the hardest job you will ever love. Being a grandmother is easier….most of the time. When grandchildren are sick and you live [...]

Dinner Served By A Drone

It’s a plane? It’s a bird? It’s a ……. An exclusive feature from I personally love the old adage, “You’ve either got to live it, or live with it.” Despite my [...]

Top 5 Reasons I Can’t Wait to Go Back To Disney World

Disney World Rocks! I’m having Disney travel dreams during cold weather and so happy that it’s only 33 days until we go to Disney World! With the temperature bottoming out at -2 [...]

Cute Things Grandchildren Say

Cute Things Grandchildren Say My three year old grandson calls blueberries “Bwewberries.” I can’t make myself correct him because it sounds so sweet. When our twins were very young they referred to [...]

5 Tips For A Healthier You in 2018

5 Tips For A Healthier You It’s a new year and time to think about your health. There are certain things you should be doing to take care of yourself. If you [...]

Sugar Cookies With Blueberries Added

Who doesn’t love sugar cookies? Warning: If you are on a diet and avoiding sweets you might want to save this recipe. Then later when you go off your diet (probably by [...]

Book Reviews on NanaHood

Book Reviews I love to read but it’s hard finding the time. Because my husband had shoulder surgery I have been home and had more time to read. This week I read [...]

Fire Hazards in Your Home and in Your Grandchild’s Home

Fire Hazards and Facts About Fires Did you know that according to the National Fire Protection Association–In 2015, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 365,500 home structure fires. These fires caused [...]

Goodbye 2017 – Reflections on the Year

Goodbye 2017 and Hello 2018 The end of the year is always a good time for reflection. What did I get right? What could I have done a better job of? How [...]

“Dog Gone It” and Other Weird Things I Say

Today I said, “Dog Gone It,” and then I wondered where that expression came from. It sounds innocent enough. Like someone got mad because the dog was gone, but it really doesn’t [...]

When Your Child or Grandchild is Bullied

Disclaimer: I was compensated for this post but all thoughts, comments and opinions are my own. During the years I was a teacher I saw many examples of bullying. I remember a [...]