Presidential Proclamation — National Grandparents Day, 2012 NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS DAY, 2012
- – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION
Throughout our history, grandparents have guided their children and grandchildren through trial and triumph. For many of us, our grandparents were among our earliest teachers and [...]
By Jack Levine
Sunday, September 9th is Grandparents Day, specifically dedicated to give well-deserved honor to that stage of life when perspective is so valuable because of the treasury of history that most of our GRANDS possess.
Who among us has not benefited from the attention of an elder in our life…either a blood relative, [...]
People honor their grandparents in many different ways. Many give gifts, send cards or flowers. Many schools have Grandparents Day so the children can invite their grandparents to their schools where they participate in special lessons or special assembly programs. Sometimes there is story-telling activities that relate to their grandparents, as well as art or [...]
Interview by Pat Burns, written by Paula Munier
Arthur & Carol Kornhaber
There are grandparents — and then there are Arthur and Carol Kornhaber, the husband-and-wife team who virtually pioneered the crusade for grandparents’ rights. From establishing the groundbreaking Foundation for Grandparenting to lobbying for grandparent visitation legislation, this dynamic couple has spent some [...]
Granny Gidget? Grampa Opie? Your old favorites from The Mickey Mouse Club now meeska-mooska transformed into mousekegrandparents? Suddenly, it seems like all the TV kids you grew up with are becoming grandmas and grandpas. They’re taking on fun grandparent nicknames as part of this new role, and you can do the same.