Dear Readers, I am overflowing with words and want to share with you something my husband and I witnessed this past Sunday. We were leaving a bakery parking lot when he glanced out the window past me and had the most horrendous look on his face. I followed his gaze and saw a man shove […]
Just Smile and Wave Ladies
Dear Aimee, I keep a decent house most of the time, but if there ever is a day when it looks like a tornado hit, that is the day my mother-in-law or someone from church will drop in. Does this happen to anyone else? How do some women seem to keep their lives in order […]
Summer Bucket List!
Dear Aimee, My kids are turning into couch potatoes this summer. Do you have any tips or ideas for keeping them active and off the couch? Needing Some Fun in the Sun – Elk City, OK My family looks forward to the reduction in activities and schedules during the summer. However, I do understand there […]
My Summer Romances
Dear Aimee, Can you share with us some of your favorite books to read this summer? Empty Bookshelves – Elk City, Oklahoma It’s summer, and in the Jones house that means sleeping in, staying up late, poolside fun, and of course reading some really great books! So in the spirit of kicking off the season […]
We Have a Winner!
Thank you and welcome to all of my new email subscribers and hello again to all of my old friends! I am happy to present you with my first video blog ever. I am really excited to communicate with you in yet another way, and look forward to many vlogs (video blogs) to come. Thank you Heather Whitsett for sharing […]
What Do You Get When You Cross a Tiger and an Au Pair??
Dear Aimee, There are so many books out about parenting techniques in other cultures and countries. I would be interested to know your take on who is raising kids right. Is Parenting Lost in Translation? – Tuttle, OK Knowing this question was in my email queue, I did some intensive people watching while at the […]
Griswold Roadtrip…Jones Style!
Dear Aimee, Do you have any ideas for great family summer fun? I always want to make plans, but before I know it the summer is over and we still haven’t done anything exciting. Bummer Summer – Elk City, Oklahoma How about taking the old family roadster for a 3,000 mile cross-country trip? That’s exactly what […]
What to Expect When Expecting: How about a Dad?
Dear Aimee, I recently saw “What to Expect When Expecting” and thought it did a good job of showing how a Dad can be involved in the birth and the raising of a child. But Dads still don’t get the respect they deserve in our society. Any thoughts on why that is? Curt- Cordell, OK […]
American Horror Story: Little League Chronicles
Dear Aimee, I was at a child’s soccer game recently and was mortified by the behavior of some of the adults in the stands. Is it too much to ask for parents to behave more maturely than the kids? Silent Objector – Clinton, OK Such non-sportsman-like behavior was present, on a much larger scale, as […]
Do you shower or sprinkle?
Dear Aimee,I was recently invited to a baby shower for a woman who was having her third child. It seems showers aren’t only for new mothers anymore. Am I the only one who thinks this is a little odd? Coming Clean about Showers- OKC, OK After doing some careful Googling, I have discovered that showers for […]