By Debra Karplus
Libraries have changed greatly over the past few decades. No longer are they sterile places that only have books to borrow and where one must sit in silence. When was the last time you heard a librarian say ‘shhhhh’ to a patron?
Many of [...]
Their daughter died — must they lose their granddaughter too?
By Susan Hoffman
Our daughter got very sick about four months after giving birth to our granddaughter. My husband and I moved into her home that she shared with her husband so we could care for the baby and our daughter. Sadly, [...]
Part 2 of a three-part series of excerpts from So Sexy So Soon: The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids by Diane E. Levin, Ph.D., and Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D. Ballantine Books.
Editor’s Note: We encourage you to purchase this book and learn how to protect your grandkids from the [...]
By Debra L. Karplus, MS, OTR/L
Searching for some new ideas of activities to try with your grandchildren? Kids of all ages love to tell, write, and illustrate short and not-so-shortstories. Whatever the season, wherever you are, you and your grandchildren can write stories together. Out [...]
By Dwayne J. Clark
This Father’s Day, if you’re lucky enough to have a father (or stepfather, father-in-law, or another father figure) in your life, celebrate like there’s no tomorrow. There may not be, as some of us have learned through first-hand experience.
We can lose a loved one suddenly, through an accident, disaster, [...]
The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids [book excerpt]
By Diane E. Levin, Ph.D., and Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D. Ballantine Books, 226 pages [purchase here]
Editor’s Note: This book offers so much important information for parents and grandparents that we will run excerpts over several issues of GRAND. We [...]
Tips for the newly single: make sure you look in all the right places
By Dr. Dorree Lynn
Are you back in the dating scene and feeling a bit overwhelmed? Relax. Step 1: Breathe. Step 2: Don’t panic. This is an exciting adventure! You’re about to learn new things about yourself as [...]