Teaching kindness to a new generation
By Dr. Robin Ganzert
The image of a kindly old grandmother and grandfather serving up cookies and gentle wisdom may seem like some iconic Norman Rockwell scene from the past. (Today’s grandparents are more likely to take their grandchildren waterskiing or parasailing in between [...]
SAFETY BUZZ / By Brenda Zofrea
Are you aware of the dangers children face growing up today? Do you believe most strangers are good and would not hurt a child? Have you discussed with your grandchildren unsafe behaviors (action and words) that may put them in harm’s way? Have you [...]
Michael J. Smajda is a grandfather with a passion for writting stories that entertain and inspire grandchildren.
His Christmas holiday offering is a charming story about a little orphan fawn and Rudolph meeting at Christmas time, their marriage, visit to Bethlehem and a surprising miraculous ending.
The book is available direct from the author, Michael [...]
The country music star pays tribute to the “angels” who gave her wings
When asked how she found the courage to audition for American Idol, Kellie Pickler has a ready answer: her paternal grandparents, Faye and Clyde Pickler. The bubbly country singer says her grandparents’ love and devotion gave her the confidence to forge [...]
By: Dennis Miller
The Government Is Not Going to Fix Your Problems, So Who Will?
You are. You are going to have to change and adapt. That’s what successful Americans have done for over 200 years – learn the new rules and figure out how to play the game afresh.
Everyone has to take responsibility [...]
The Issue: When I’m with my grandchildren and their parents aren’t around, I am the ‘adult in charge’. That is, I’m responsible for all aspects of their safety and well being. However, when the parents are around, I am supposed to revert back to the role of ‘grandmother’ and let the parent be the ‘adult [...]