2 Birds In Hand, 3 On Tree

My son is just poised to make the first important decision in his adult life. He applied to 6 med-schools, all south of the border, for his next step in education.  With God’s abundant blessing he has received admissions-letters from 2 med-schools, awaiting response from 3 more and handled 1 rejection all with grace that…

Memo From Your Child

Memo from Your Child: Parenting Poems ~Author Unknown~ 1. Don’t spoil me. I know quite well that I ought not have all that I ask for, I’m only testing you. 2. Don’t be afraid to be firm with me, I prefer it. It makes me feel more secure. 3. Don’t let me form bad habits,…

Momma’s Pet? Is That You?

Moi very very busy!! Soooooooo, looks like this week is “Michael Special” week here at TDPP. Here is an email he sent from AUZ, titled: White Tigers Get A New Mom When hurricane Hannah separated two white tigers from their mother, Anjana came to the Rescue.. Anjana, a chimp at TIGERS in  South Carolina, became surrogate…

Teenosterone Vs Fortiosterone

Vs From personal experience: If you  like me are a parent with a teenage child living away from home and you like me are in the habit of responding  ‘ASAP‘ to text messages every time that your finger-happy-teenager sends you, you might want to learn to pretend that your call cell suddenly ‘got dropped’…… if and…

Sweet September: (special post) ” Go On My Son…”

You are almost eighteen and raring to leave home You are young, joyful and ready to bloom You want this, you want that and you want it all now The words ‘later’ and ‘not yet’ are lost somehow You talk of this, you dream of that, you desire to net You write on this, you…

Sweet September: special post

just received an email from my cousin on a special “New Arrival“…. “Ten fingers, Ten toes. She’s laughter and teardrops. So small and amazingly angelic.. sent to be the best of our life’s treasure”…   yes, J, cho chweet, indeed!!! Hearty Congratulations to the Proud Parents  

Teddy, my HERO: part 2

After watching the wonderful and very fitting wake, eulogies, mass of resurrection and funeral yesterday, I thought it apt to bid farewell to my HERO today. I am still in such awe that words fail me… But I promised a more detailed post on why Teddy is my HERO!! So, who is a HERO..?? Merriam…