New horizons

Another year over, a new one ready to begin. Does anyone besides me think that 2013 flew by rather quickly? I seems like yesterday that my knee-hi cheerleaders and I were sweating it out at preseason practice in the July heat! Nevetheless, Christmas arrived last...

Christmas wishes and blessings

As Christmas 2013 approaches, I would like to take this moment to thank you all for reading Mommy Mentions. It’s hard to believe that this blog has remained live for a little more than 5 1/2 years, starting in March 2008. Looking back, it began with my daughter...

Wreath remarks

Pulling up the driveway to the daycare giver’s home, Jacob acknowledged two green artificial wreaths with red satin ribbon hanging on the outside of two windows. “There’s the wreaths,” he said. “You like them, don’t you?” I...

A week away, and still working on it

In another week, the mad rush for Christmas presents, cookies, wrapping and decorating will cease as Christmas Eve arrives. Are you ready? I’m not, and every year I vow to decorate and shop earlier. For some reason or other, it never happens. Taking to social...

Is this is getting out of hand?

A 6-year-old first-grade boy kissed a female classmate on the hand in a Colorado school. Innocent and cute enough, right? Wrong. The school suspended the boy for two days under the guidelines of sexual harassment. Seriously? Are you kidding me? Nope. ‘Tis true....