Editor’s Note: As over seven million children in America are being raised full time by Grandmas and Grandpas and tens of millions more are being cared for daily by their grandparents, we offer this information from the National Center for Learning Disabilities.
Did you know that March is National Reading Month? Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) [...]
The following rhyme encourages grandparents to make reading-aloud to their grandchildren part of the bedtime routine. Titles of favorite read-aloud books for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are shown in italics.
By Susan Marx Let’s read a book Together to settle you down, Time for Bed in your cozy jammies or nightgown. Sleep time for [...]
Grandma Has Wings is an adventure that begins while six little girls are visiting their Grandma. Each has a special name for her. “I call her Gram Cracker.” “I call her Granny.” “I call her Gram-Gram.” “I call her Nana, ‘cuz I can’t say my “M” sound!” “I call her Grandma.”
When the girls [...]
By Dennis Miller
My good friend Rob recently paraphrased Warren Bufett as saying, “If he knew where he was going to live for the next decase, he’d buy a house with a long-term mortgage.” Buffett thought a mortgage was a good hedge against inflation, because the homeowner would pay off the mortgage with cheaper dollars [...]
Michael J. Smajda is a grandfather with a passion for writting stories that entertain and inspire grandchildren.
His Christmas holiday offering is a charming story about a little orphan fawn and Rudolph meeting at Christmas time, their marriage, visit to Bethlehem and a surprising miraculous ending.
The book is available direct from the author, Michael [...]
Too often this time of year, we’re bombarded by the commercial side of Christmas. It pretty much consumes the days and preparations preceding Christmas. Looking for a new way to teach your grandchildren the true meaning of Christmas? This book is for you.
Written to engage your grandchild – while not [...]
By Donne Davis
Listening to grandmas talk about some of their challenges inspired me to write a book on how to deal with those challenges. When I got ready to write it, I thought it was equally important to hear the mom’s perspective about the grandparent relationship. So I surveyed moms and included what [...]