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Ideal Screen Time for Grandkids?

Ideal Screen Time for Grandkids?

 By Bruce Henderson, PHD  Infants and young children are exposed to screen time on televisions, computers, tablets, game consoles, phones, and other digital devices in homes, cars, schools, parks, stores, and even playgrounds. Is all this screen time good or bad for kids? Tablets won’t make babies smarter Perceptual limitations exist on what babies (under

Re-Date Your Mate This Holiday Season

Re-Date Your Mate This Holiday Season

My Scarf Drawer Runneth Over  BY SHELA DEAN author of Re-Date Your Mate If it weren’t for scarves, my husband wouldn’t know what to buy. He chooses lovely ones, but I have so many they’re spilling out of the designated drawer into neighboring drawers. Plus, I’m not big on using joint funds to pay for

Fired At 50 – A Survivor’s Guide to Prosperity By Phyllis Green

Fired At 50 – A Survivor’s Guide to Prosperity By Phyllis Green

Phyllis Green is one very extraordinary grand! Author of Fired at 50 – A Survivor’s Guide to Prosperity “It’s not what happens to us, but how we deal with what happens to us.” As Phyllis Green says in the introduction of her book, “Every person, from eight to eighty and beyond, experiences life-altering events that

10 Reasons You Should Talk About Sex With Your Grandchildren

10 Reasons You Should Talk About Sex With Your Grandchildren

BY JANET F. ROSENWZEIG PH.D. There is sex in your house. You can’t pretend there isn’t. Actually, you can, but your [grand]kids will know that’s what you’re doing, and that will leave a great big hole in the trust, honesty, and intimacy that characterizes a healthy home. Your [grand]child is sexual. Some adults may cringe

Road Scholar Gives Us A New Reason to Look Forward to the Holidays

Road Scholar Gives Us A New Reason to Look Forward to the Holidays

At Road Scholar, one of the most unique, bonding and rewarding experiences we offer is a holiday learning adventure in the United States and overseas. For those who don’t have plans or for those who want to try something new, taking part in the holiday traditions of a new culture has a lot of appeal.

Gifting Love For The Holidays

Gifting Love For The Holidays

BY SUSAN REYNOLDS     Buy a goat, backpacks, water pumps, mosquito nets, medicine, shoes, and more “Modeling the gift of giving what someone needs most—whether it’s warm clothes, mosquito nets, school supplies, a goat to provide milk, or a pump to provide fresh water—offers your grandchildren the opportunity to learn the many benefits and

Animal Stars: teaching grandchildren to be sensitive and kind

Animal Stars: teaching grandchildren to be sensitive and kind

“Discussing the steps that everyone connected with the film industry takes to keep the animals safe with your grandchildren offers a valuable lesson while they are still impressionable.”  By Dr. Robin Ganzert  If you’re like me, you grew up watching Disney movies and classic television shows like “Mr. Ed,” “Lassie,” and “Flipper.” Even as a

Grandparent Rights: Coping With Helicopter Parents

Grandparent Rights: Coping With Helicopter Parents

“Grandparents who think that voicing their opinion will change the status quo are sadly mistaken.”  BY SUSAN HOFFMAN - Grandparent Rights Expert Dear Susan, My daughter in law is so bossy and controlling she has to micro manage every detail of my relationship with my grandkids. She decides when and where I can see them,


 


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