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Grandma Giving the Gift of Learning

Posted on October 7, 2014 by Christine Crosby in gifts, grandma, ipad, iPhone, Learning, Linda Schumacher

This Grandma Gives The Gift of Learning

Learning to Learn

By Linda  Schumacher

They were two physically tiring, emotionally blessing weeks this summer

My tech savvy 10 year old granddaughter lived in our spare bedroom

Her Ipad and Iphone

were never far from her side

We gave the gift of learning to each other

She taught me the perils of Pinterest

and the facets of Facebook

I taught her to crochet and how to

appreciate the lacy beauty of dragonflies

one afternoon while we sat by a pond observing nature

Walking back to the car

We both realized

Gifts can be exchanged anytime

And they don’t always have to be wrapped in shiny paper


Linda Schumacher makes her home in Edgerton, WI with husband, Bruce. This poem was inspired by her granddaughter, Kinsley.

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Christine Crosby

About the author

Christine is the co-founder and editorial director for GRAND Magazine. She is the grandmother of five and great-grandmom (aka Grandmere) to one. She makes her home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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