5 Things I Forgot About Motherhood

My babies will be 23 years old this year and even though my husband and I raised 5 children there are some things about motherhood that I had forgotten.Maybe I forgot because I didn’t want to remember them. Maybe I forgot because I’m older and I’m at the stage where I walk around looking for my glasses only to find them on my head. All I know is that recently when my daughter came over to visit me and brought her 2 year old and a 2 month old I soon realized there were a few things I had forgotten....more

Thank you Robin Williams

I was driving home and listening to the radio when I learned Robin Williams had died. Disbelief and sadness washed over me. It reminded me of when I learned Elvis had died. It just didn’t seem real. It was one of those moments you know you will remember for the rest of your life.Why? Because even though we never met I shared many years of my life with Robin Williams. He didn’t know me, but I knew him. I watched every movie he ever made. That meant I knew him, right?...more

Graduation Day Speech

It’s that time of year again. All across the country high school students are putting on those hot gowns, tight caps and marching down the aisle. A few years ago I wrote a speech for a high school graduation. I thought I’d share it with you as a way of honoring the graduates of 2014!The Story of the Ugly Orange Pot...more

What Boomers Want

 Laxatives. Depends. Lubricants. Viagra. Osteoporosis medicines. Walk-in bathtubs....more
There are many things Boomers want and want to do. I just read several good guest posts from ...more

5 Things I Wish I Had Known About Blogging

When I started blogging almost 5 years ago, I didn’t realize how much I didn’t know about what it takes to create and maintain a blog. I had been fortunate enough to publish several books, and for 13 years, I had a successful magazine column called Kindred Spirits. Blogging just seemed like a natural and easy (so I thought) way to share what I wanted to write about. No editors. No rules. Just me and my blog. I was wrong about so many things (especially the easy part). Blogging can be fun and rewarding, but it’s also work. Any job is easier if you know what to expect. If you are new to the blogging world or if you are thinking about starting a blog, here are some things I wish someone had told me when I started. ...more
hello from another frustrated blogger :)))  my blog started out of a wish to help women who are ...more

Win a Colonscopy! No joke!

There are tons of contests every day that you might be tempted to enter. They offer everything from cruises to cash for prizes. However, there’s one contest that stands out as being somewhat different. Their grand prize is a colonoscopy.Say what?Yes, it’s really true. You can enter a contest sponsored by CBS  at CBSCARES to win a free colonoscopy!You might ask why would anyone enter a contest like that? Here’s why….....more

Opening My Blogging Door to You

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Stuck Anything Up Your Nose Lately?

Teresa Bell Kindred www.nanahood.com www.thenanablogs.comFor 3 years 6 year old Issac Lasson has suffered with sinus problems. Recently a doctor discovered why. He had a Lego stuck up his nose. That's right, a Lego up his nose....more

Happy 3rd Birthday Nanahood!! With Giveaways, Games, Prizes & More!

Teresa Bell Kindred www.nanahood.com www.thenanablogs.com...more

The Center for Courageous Kids

Teresa Bell Kindred www.nanahood.com www.thenanablogs.com ...more