It feels good to share. It’s like exhaling after holding my breath for months. I mentioned in stories that I’m going to express some insights from my more recent struggles, but if you’re expecting some yummy tea spillage, that’s going to require a face to face over a real cup of Darjeeling. And honestly, the […]
Tag: The Plain Wife
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 […]
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 […]
Dear Aimee, I am so tired of Facebook, and people talking to “friends” that they have never really met. Those relationships cannot take the place of real friendships, and are a distraction from taking care of those around you. As a stay at home mother, my opportunities for random personal encounters are few and far […]