On the Rocks: The Path You Choose #2
My teen book, On the Rocks, asks the question, “What would you do if you were invited to a party where kids your age were drinking?” On the Rocks is the second book in the Path You Choose series. The first book in this series is Off Target—about gun safety and answers the question, “What would you do if someone showed you a loaded gun?”(more…) Leave a Comment
Americans don’t agree on whether or not the country should pass gun control regulations, but they do agree on gun safety measures to keep guns away from unattended children. Here is a list of helpful gun law and safety sites that can help you understand gun laws and safe practices.(more…) Leave a Comment
This is Mom. Today, Friday, April 10th, 2020 Dad and I had a real scare. Your dad started having chills. He was wearing a long sleeve shirt and a sweatshirt. He drank tea to warm up, but it didn’t help. He was having a chill and couldn’t get warm. We thought he might be showing symptoms of the Coronavirus.(more…) Leave a Comment
Stay at home with your family and stay safe https://www.sltrib.com/news/2020/04/08/utahs-six-stay-at-home/
Dear Young Grandchildren,
Many things are changing in the United States and other countries all around the world, but many things will stay the same. Flowers will bloom, grass will grow and you will still have your birthday.(more…) Leave a Comment
I was an author and grandmother living in Salt Lake City, Utah. I co-authored the book, Drugs Make You Un-Smarter, with my fifteen-year-old granddaughter, Savanna Peterson, telling teens about the dangers of drugs.
To get our anti-drug message out, we needed a newspaper interview. I sent out a press release, but not everyone picks up on a release. I searched online for the phone number for the Salt Lake Tribune. I have found in the past that the quickest way to get an interview was:(more…) Leave a Comment
When we were talking about money matters, I had another idea. https://jillvanderwood.com/things-that-matter/dear-grandchildren-money/
There are couples where both partners work, but one partner requires the other to hand over their whole paycheck. They don’t agree on money matters.(more…) Leave a Comment
Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. Scatter sunshine all around the way, love and bless and brighten every passing day!
We have all heard someone say, “I’m only looking out for number one!” or,”I’m looking out for numero uno!” Which basically means that I come first!(more…) Leave a Comment