Every year, sometime between Thanksgiving and Christmas/Hanukah/Winter Solstice, we look to the past, and into the future, with wide-eyed optimism that this year we’ll ‘do it.’
It doesn’t even matter what ‘it’ is.
The weeks before and after New Year’s Eve is when I set the course in direction, where I can, with each of [...]
Joni Sensel writes books for young readers, but her novels all include an adult character who forges a strong relationship with the younger protagonist.
“I’m interested in the relationships that can develop between kids and adults who are not their parents or teachers,” she says. “I think it’s an interesting way to explore [...]
My grandchildren were staying with us a few days. One night as they settled down to sleep, I listened in by the bedroom door to their conversation. My granddaughter (age 8), whispered to her brother (age 7), “Who do you love most: God or mom?” “Oh,” my grandson replied thoughtfully, “that’s a good question!” [...]
There really is only one resolution that a grandparent should make this year. No pounds to lose; no vows to clean closets and get organized; no new hobbies to develop. Make this your year to have a real impact on your grandchildren’s lives. Start by reading this and resolving to make this a part of [...]
Legal problems that affect the elderly are growing in number. Our laws and regulations are becoming more complex. Actions taken by older people with regard to a single matter may have unintended legal effects. It is important for attorneys dealing with the elderly to have a broad understanding of the laws that may have an [...]
When I visited Bubby and Baby Mac last month, one of the things Bubby wanted us to do together was make cookies. Because it was so darn hot in the desert-even in the house-I convinced Bubby that it would be so much more fun to make and eat…well…bacon and eggs…READ MORE.
By Lisa Carpenter
What is a Grilled Grandma? A Grilled Grandma is a grandma whom I’ve grilled with some grandma-related questions, and she’s graciously responded with answers and photos. Here is Grilled Grandma Caryn: How many children do you have? I have three adult children. Our daughters, Lyndsey and Rachel, are both…READ MORE
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