I’ve made a great discovery!
Spectacular visuals; charming, fun-to-sing lyrics; and toe-tapping music all packed into a children’s video. Is this for real? Yes! And you and your grands will watch them over and over and over again.
This is a departure for me.
Not something I usually promote, when writing about school readiness. My [...]
Network news. Daytime talk shows. Video games. Action movies. Even children’s cartoons, videos and TV shows. What do these have in common?
A growing trend towards a culture of violence: graphic displays of killings, fighting and emotional and physical abuse as ways to solve problems and conflicts. 3,000+ scientific studies over the past thirty years [...]
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 [...]
What did you collect, as a child? Rocks, stamps, dolls? Bugs?
A child’s natural curiosity lends itself to collecting things. This is a great time of year to help a child start a collection. You can kick off the collection by giving the first item as a Christmas or Chanukah gift. Or, make it an [...]
It’s a special time of year. Want to do something different, yet special, for the holidays this year?
The answer is a question: What’s one of the greatest life lessons you can share with your grandchildren? Take advantage of the unique opportunity this holiday season offers. It’s the perfect setting to teach your grandchildren: The [...]
Playing games is a part of childhood. Discover a new way to enjoy playing games with these no cost, anywhere, anytime games. Forget the game board, playing pieces and timer or whether all the pieces are in the box. Nothing to pack and you don’t have to deal with who wins and who loses.
Want a more active role with your grandchildren?
I’m thinking about some fun, school readiness activities. Yes, that’s right. I said FUN school readiness.
It’s your grandchild’s early learning experiences that contribute to overall healthy development…and prepare him or her for success not just in school, but for later life. There’s so much you can [...]