By Patricia Patti
Despite the comical antics and jokes cleverly played out in the new holiday released movie, Parental Guidance has several life lessons. The film shows the struggle between generations and different views on child rearing. The movie’s conflicts are so fundamentally human, making the audience smile, no matter which side you [...]
By Maryanne Curran
What’s in a name? As far as my grandmother was concerned, names didn’t mean much. Many different people called her many different names. But the one name that stuck the longest was “Flossie.” It was bestowed on her by one of her six sons-in-law. I’m not [...]
Editor’s Note: If you didn’t already see it, an interview with Jack was featured on the front page of the Orlando Sentinel recently. Of course, we’re proud of Jack for many reasons and very proud that he is the director of the GRANDPartners for GRANDParents Program. Front & Center: ‘Saging’ bridges generation gap
There’s more [...]
By Jody Gastfriend, VP Senior Care Services for Care.com
As the holidays approach, I want to share a story with you. It’s the story of a friend of mine, Noreen – a typical sandwich-generation mom and daughter who had many people and priorities to juggle. But it was during the holidays last [...]
By Jack Levine
As our prayers for peace and comfort go out to our loved ones and friends during the holiday season, our hearts are broken by the horrific news of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre of 26 innocents…..20 first-grade girls and boys and 6 adults who taught and loved them.
While we grieve [...]
By Amy Zawistowski National Committee of Grandparents for Children’s Rights
Americans will celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s within the next month. That’s a lot of festivity and, for most of us, many chances to see friends and family. But all that holiday togetherness isn’t always easy. There’s the stress of dealing with [...]
By Jack Levine
As we celebrate Thanksgiving, let’s remember that the holiday’s name is a compound word – Thanks and Giving.
Each of us has much to be thankful for – our lives, families, friendships, and hopefully, work that fulfills us. Thanking those who we love, admire, depend upon, and have work relationships with is [...]