Articles by teresak

Are You Two Twins?

If you know any identical twins then you probably know that at least once a day someone asks them, “Are you two twins?”  Our boys will be 23 this year and they [...]

By The Sea

“By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea. You and me, you and me, oh how happy we’ll be.” This week we are at the beach and I plan on [...]

Cancer-You Never Forget

Today is the anniversary of the day my mother died….24 years ago. It’s a day I will never forget no matter how many years pass. Contrary to what some folks say, you [...]

Grandparent Love….

Over on NanaHood’s Facebook page I asked the following question, What is the best thing about being a grandparent? And boy did I get some answers about Grandparent love! The answers were so [...]

Honey, The Couch Ate The Grandchild

Remember, “Honey, I shrunk the kids” well this is my version. Honey the couch at the grandchild. I left her just for a second and when I turned back around this is [...]

Taking the Grands to Church

When our 5 children were small we took them to church every Sunday, unless someone was sick. Was it hard to get 5 small children up, dressed and to church on time? [...]


This post is dedicated to my grandmother, Nettie Layne Shirley DeMumbrum. She was the ultimate baker, book reader, Uncle Wiggly player  and cloud shape finder! My nana, Grandma Layne, played such a [...]

Cool Rides and Nana Bags

Yesterday I visited my granddaughter and she decided to ride her toy pony….to Florida. At least that’s where she said she was going. Considering we live in Kentucky, it could be a [...]

National Blueberry Month

July is National Blueberry Month and this little berry is worth celebrating. Not only does it taste delicious but it is consistently ranked as one of the Top Ten Super Foods. Blueberries [...]

Sinus Infection Remedies

Summer colds are not fun and sinus infections are even worse. Unfortunately for me it seems like when I get a cold or my allergies go crazy, it leads to infection. It [...]

Bad Dog Reform School

When Bo was a puppy he ate television remotes. I’m not joking. We would leave home and when we returned the remote would be in giblets. We tried putting the remote on [...]

Ninja Red Riding Hood-Book Review

Many years ago one of my sons decided he wanted to be a Ninja Turtle. He and his cousin were big fans of a movie that was out called Teenage Mutant Ninja [...]

Funny Grandchildren Quotes

I have always loved quotes and grandchildren can say some pretty entertaining things. Sometimes poignant, frequently funny and always, always they speak the truth as they see it. If you are old enough [...]

Best Friends and Blueberry Muffins

Some of my best friends in the world and their sweet mom happened to be nearby at a reunion when they received some sad news; a friend of their mom’s had passed [...]

Mexico Mom

What happens when a Kentucky family packs up everything they own and moves to Mexico? A whole lot of excitement, that’s what! This is a guest post by my new Mexico Mom [...]

Water Slide Splash!

Have you ever taken your children to the water park and watched them play on the slides? Did you know that now the water park comes to you?  That’s right. You can [...]

A Mother Learns Her Baby Has Spina Bifida

This guest post was inspired by a chat I had with a nana whose grandchild was born with spina bifida.  The nana put me in touch with her daughter and I asked [...]

Heat Exhaustion

Several times recently I have told you about our blueberry farm. When the berries are ripe they need to be picked quickly to keep the birds from having a blueberry feast. This [...]

Non-Stop Nana


Blueberries, Rainbows and Babies

Hope you are having a great week. Here’s what’s been happening in this Nana’s world… We have a blueberry farm and the berries are ripe. Blueberries are one of nature’s super foods! [...]