Start anew, bid adieu

Well, it has arrived. The last day of 2015. In a matter of hours, 2016 will arrive. As John Lennon sang in “Happy Christmas (War is Over),” “Another year over, and a new one just begun.” Where did 2015 go? A cliche question to ask, for sure....

Game during the waiting game

A small game from a kid’s meal proved pretty practical while waiting for dinner Tuesday evening. Guess Who? requires two players to ask each other questions about cards they each select. They attach the cards to the top of game boards. The boards have smaller...

You’re a godparent. So now what?

Someone close to you has a baby. The parents ask you to stand up for their child as a godparent. Oh, wow! You’re a godparent! What a wonderful honor. What, however, does that title mean to you? For some, it might mean helping to oversee the child’s...

Stretching out the season

With Dec. 25 behind us, most youngsters have a week’s vacation until school begins again. Shall we cue “It’s Beginning¬† to Look a Lot Like Christmas”: “… and mom and dad can hardly wait for school to start again. …”? Or...