Kathy Bedford

Watch Kathy Bedford weekdays on WJHG and WECP!

Watch Kathy Bedford weekdays on WJHG at 7:58am and WECP at 6:58pm!

The Misplaced Car

Having one’s car towed is simply a life lesson you hope isn’t repeated more than once. Read More

Traveling with Your Kids – In International Waters

It was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime but had the potential to become a science experiment gone terribly wrong. Read More

A True American Hero

Oftentimes as parents we struggle with how to handle death of beloved family members with our children. Should we shield them from their illness? Read More

Parenthood’s Surprising Blessings

There’s such a difference between boys and girls. Girls seem to tell their parents important details. Apparently neither of our boys inherited those genes. Read More

The Joy of Birthday Parties

Birthday parties for children are always bring a smile to my face. Watching your child and their friends race with glee from game to game is thrilling – and exhausting – all at once! Read More

April Fools!

Both our boys took turns “April Fooling” us over the years. Our oldest came up with the idea to shaving cream our bathroom at the tender age of 5. Read More

What If?

As mothers of young children, we can’t imagine that our kids will turn out “like that.” But what if? What if it does happen to your child? Read More

Frank the Dog

Like baseball and apple pie, kids and their dogs are the fabric of our American culture. Read More

Turkey Mishaps

I love this time of year when family gets together and memories of past Thanksgivings and Christmases are shared around the dinner table. My family is used to ‘interesting items’ showing up on our dinner table. Read More

Home for the Holidays?

I was barely awake when the phone rang. My son, a college student at Florida State in Tallahassee (Go Noles!) who had recently turned 21, was informing me of what he’d like for Christmas. Read More

Not for the Faint of Heart

I have to admit it’s been a tumultuous month. I like the way that word “tumultuous” rolls around in my head. It perfectly describes the surrounding chaos I continuously strive to control, albeit in vain. Read More

You Never Stop Being a Mom

The challenge to parenting is taking each child’s strengths and personality into account and figuring out the best strategies and environments that enable them to achieve success and confidence. Read More

Fun Camping Memories

Looking out the window today at the pouring rain reminds me of another time I was looking out the window…of a tent…while camping…did I mention it was pouring rain? Read More

Family Vacations

Family Vacations, if anything, are memory making experiences that are chock-full of laughter, new experiences and situations you never see coming. And they are a MUST on the bucket list of adventures! Read More

Our Child’s First “Home Alone” Experience

Once you become a parent, the heartstring emotions surrounding your child’s “firsts” never leave you; nor does the tug of war inside ever get easier! Parenting manuals rarely include a chapter on handling the emotions that accompany our children’s “firsts”. Read More

One Large Cheese Pizza…And Hold the Sauce

The dog days of summer are upon us. Time to enjoy the gorgeous weather, grill some burgers and dogs, shuck some corn on the cob, break open a can of baked beans and call it…Dinner!! Sounds simple enough, doesn’t it? Read More

We Moms Need Family

Family is indeed important. They are there for you in good times and bad, sharing the laughter along the way. Read More

Christmas...Florida Style

I thoroughly LOVE looking outside the window where sunny skies, gorgeous blue water and palm trees await. Read More

Over the River and Through the Woods

Doesn’t the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday conjure up images of the Norman Rockwell painting where those infamously happy family members gather around the table waiting to be served the delicious turkey Grandmother is placing in the center of the tab? Read More

I am Mom…and I am a Survivor

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. For me, the emphasis is on “Awareness”. I am more than “Aware”… Read More

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