While many joys are associated with the holidays, stressing about finding the right gifts for everyone in your life is not one of them. Stress be gone! Here are some fun gift ideas for kids (and adults) of all ages.
When you think of building blocks, do you think of big, soft, beautiful blocks? [...]
GRANDParents of children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder are finding a new ally in a 409-year-old green-faced witch named Heckerty. That’s because the award-winning app Meet Heckerty was designed around proven educational techniques that work for children with or with out learning differences.
“Anyone with a child on the autism spectrum knows that repetition [...]
Top toy picks from DadDoes
This month we look at four great products that will keep the whole family happy, from the youngest grandkids right up to the grandparents. Let’s jump into the fun.…
Night lights have come a long way since we were kids. Tranquil Turtle from Cloud B is a cute, [...]
By: Diane Lang
Lets face it, its much easier to pick up our remotes for TV, google to search for whatever we need or text a friend but what price are we paying for this as grandparents? We have become an ‘Instant Gratification” society. Everything is at our fingertips. In some ways all this technology [...]
Is Electronic Media Making Smarter Babies? Editor’s Note: If you keep up with technology, you’ve probably heard about BabyFirst, a new TV program for infants. If you haven’t you can check out the following article from the public relations firm representing BabyFirst. Our grandparent readers put safety first when it comes to their grand [...]
By: Karla Sullivan
Unlike today’s’ grandchildren and young adults whose family room entertainment consists of computers, androids, Nintendo Wii, and 900 cable TV channels, Baby Boomers and their parents spent childhood hours indoors with less sophistication and a lot more imagination. When, raindrops diminished the hope of playing outside, creative pastimes took over. With or [...]
By: Karla Sullivan
(Editor’s Note: Next time your grandchildren tell you they are bored…share this story with them.)
As storms approached for a long weekend of indoor play, you called your neighborhood friends to come over using the single household phone; some families had two. If the line was busy, you could be delayed [...]