Archive for the ‘Reading’ Category


This is a guest post by Tyler Clark. Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior by someone who wants to intimidate, threaten or hurt others. When bullying occurs via electronic devices and social media [...]

Day 27- NanaHood

Day 27 of 30 Days of Thanks NanaHood When I started this blog I had no idea where it would take me. In a few short years I have met people from [...]

Day 14-Books and Women of Faith

Day 14 of 30 Days of Thanks Books My mom was a reader and passed on her love of books to me. I have already mentioned two books I am thankful for [...]

A Good Book, A Kindle and a Droid Razr Maxx HD

Disclosure: I love to read. I can bury my nose in a book and not come up for air for hours. Recently we went to Florida and I neglected to take some [...]

The Rising Cost of Back to School Supplies

Recently I overheard a conversation between two mothers who were getting ready to buy school supplies. They were not happy about the expense and blamed the teachers and schools for not being [...]

Transportation: Tube Travel?

My grandmother was born in 1913 and I remember her talking about the first people in our area to drive cars. There was a big hill (known as the Summer Shade hill) [...]

Easy Collage

My friends, Janice and Susan, at 5 Minutes for Mom have a great post about something you may be interested in. It’s about a website called PicMonkey and I had never heard [...]

Age Discrimination and Retirement Problems for Boomers

What would you do if you weren’t ready to stop working and you were terminated because of your age? A man named Archie Hale says he lost his job because of his [...]

Water Safety and Beach Safety

I’m a beach bum. Always have been. Always will be. I love Jimmy Buffett. Love my toes in the sand. Love the ocean. Over the years we’ve made more trips to the [...]

Randy Travis and Cardiomyopathy

You may have heard that country music singer Randy Travis has been diagnosed with a serious heart problem. The doctors say he is suffering from complications from viral cardiomyopathy. Travis is 54 [...]

76 Year Old Grandmother Plays Basketball

This week there was a news story on ABC about a 76 year old grandmother who plays basketball. The story caught my attention and I sat down to watch. Her name is [...]

What Is A Droid RAZR MAXX HD?

  “Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Boomer Voices program and have been provided with a wireless device and six months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the [...]

The History of the Diaper

I was talking to a young mother about diapers the other day when I realized she didn’t know about cloth diapers. I think she assumed that there have always been disposable diapers [...]

Memorial Day 2013

So just what is Memorial Day and who invented it anyway? According to the all-knowing Wikipedia it is, “…a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the [...]

This Blogger is from Hong Kong

Bloggers from Around the World Series Howdy everyone, my name is Mandy and I am the proud author of my sewing blog Hong Kong Chic. I am really honored to be a [...]

This Mommy Blogs in Singapore

Please give a warm welcome to our second guest blogger from overseas, Dominique from Singapore! If you live in a country other than the United States I would love to feature you [...]

This Mommy Blogs in Australia

NanaHood invites mommy and nana bloggers from other countries to take part in our “Bloggers From Around The World” series. Please welcome Bree from Australia! My name is Bree and I am [...]

Consider VTech CareLine Phones for Someone You Care About

If you or someone you know lives alone, or if they are a senior with medical issues and they need the security of a dependable, easy to use phone with a portable [...]

Reader’s Digest Book-Foods that Harm or Heal

Occasionally a book comes along that I want all my family and friends to know about; Foods that Harm-Foods that Heal by Reader’s Digest is such a book. It’s a great reference [...]

Pi Day Pie

My least favorite subject in school was math. Around sixth grade I got behind and never managed to catch up. All my life math has been a struggle for me. I’m telling [...]