The Whirlwind Known As Marie Osmond

The Whirlwind Known As Marie Osmond

By Lori Bitter, Publisher of GRAND Magazine  Marie Osmond – Singer, actress, spokesperson, entrepreneur, philanthropist, wife, mother, and grandmother extraordinaire The first thing you notice …

Popular Choking Game Can Easily Go Very, Very Wrong

Popular Choking Game Can Easily Go Very, Very Wrong

“In these games, kids physically limit oxygen to the brain, causing a brief, intense rush as the brain automatically reacts to the perceived threat by releasing specific chemicals that cause the …

Opps! The Fizz Is Gone From My Marriage

Opps! The Fizz Is Gone From My Marriage

“If you’re feeling lonely, your spouse probably is too. So don’t be afraid to take the initiative, start the conversation, and be proactive.” BY SHELA DEAN In a recent study, 62.5% of people …

Make Travel Fun With Your Grandchild With Autism

Make Travel Fun With Your Grandchild With Autism

By Deanna Picon Family trips can be a great way to bond with your loved ones, especially with your Austistic grandchild. With proper planning, realistic expectations, and a positive attitude, it can …

Kinship Care On The Rise: Child Welfare League Of America Is Here To Help

Kinship Care On The Rise: Child Welfare League Of America Is Here To Help

BY RACHEL ADAMS, EDITOR, CWLA According to 2013 data provided by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, almost 3 million children in the United States are not being raised by their biological parents, but by …

Sitting Is The New Smoking

Sitting Is The New Smoking

BY PAULA MUNIER If you’re sitting down when you read this, stand up. Your body—and your loved ones—will thank you for it. Sitting disease—a term coined to describe our increasingly sedentary …

Bob Dylan, Richard Branson, Wine Boosting Your Memory & More!

Bob Dylan, Richard Branson, Wine Boosting Your Memory & More!

More GRAND news to brighten your day . . . Bob Dylan on the cover of . . . AARP? Of course he is! But who would’ve guessed he’d be channeling Frank Sinatra and Irving Berlin on his new cd, …

Cruising In Your Own Back Yard With The Grandkids

Cruising In Your Own Back Yard With The Grandkids

BY JAIA LENT AND ALAN KING of Generations United Already adept at successfully meeting challenges, Barbara Wells thought her biggest ones were behind her. Barbara was single, and all of her grown …

Is Your Grandchild Financially Literate?

Is Your Grandchild Financially Literate?

BY LAURA S. PERRICONE We tend to discuss ‘literacy’ all the time—but what about being financially literate? Many in the business community and educators are concerned about economic literacy in …

Matty’s Wish: A Long Journey Home For This Hero Dog

Matty’s Wish: A Long Journey Home For This Hero Dog

By Dr. Robin Ganzert It was a dream come true for hero dog and hero soldier. Thanks to Don Grommet’s personal mission to right a wrong for his son, a hero in the War on Terror, Military Working Dog …

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