Multi-Generational Travel: It’s All the Rage with Today’s Grandparents
In 2011, 37% of all grandparents who travelled took trips with their grandchildren. Often, the whole family goes: grandparents, parents, grandchildren, and sometimes even great-grandparents. Many grandparents (22%) travel alone with their grandchild(ren). And they’re not just going to Disneyland, either. They’re going [...]
By Colleen Sell
Easy-peasy projects that make learning about ecology fun for everyone!
The ideal crafts project for kids has four characteristics:
It is enjoyable and relatively easy to do. It can be made with materials you have or can purchase easily and inexpensively. It helps your grandchild [...]
By Corrie Lynn Player
Last week, I started musing about that wonderful stage of life that makes up for the infirmities of age — grandparenting. I said that grandparents can influence, for good, their grandchildren in very specific ways, the most important of which are the creation, implementation and continuance of traditions.
I’d like to [...]
30 Online Resources to Help You Plan Your Next Grand Adventure — With or Without Grandkids
500 Places with Kids
An online travel diary (blog) that follows one family’s personal experiences as they make their way through Frommer’s 500 Places to Take Your Kids Before They Grow Up, sharing what they [...]
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 [...]
Here’s a wintertime activity you can enjoy with your grandkids whether they live near or far, while you all become ‘citizen scientists’! Join the 2013 Great Backyard Bird Count from February 15th – 18th and help scientists learn what kind of birds are being seen in the winter and whether there are [...]