Are we in the endgame now? According to this article on Vox.com The Covid-19 pandemic in the United States has decelerated from its winter peak. On January 8, the country saw more

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Never Be Distracted From Our Duty To Teach Civil Rights BY JACK LEVINE Back in August 2016, just a week after the Charlottesville, Virginia Unite the Right white supremacist rally

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The Pandemic Could Be ‘Effectively’ Over by April, According to J.P. Morgan By Nicholas Jasinski The current trajectory of Covid-19 cases and vaccinations implies that the global pandemic could be as

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What is Love From The Mouths Of Babes BY JACK LEVINE Wishing you and your loved ones well.  As Valentine’s Day approaches, I’m pleased to share this heartfelt message with

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VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis announced the establishment of a World Day of Grandparents and the Elderly as a reminder of the important role they play as a link between generations. During his Sunday Angelus

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How To Make A Book About Your Grandchild BY BARBARA SIMMONS As the stay-at-home guidelines eliminated all in-person contact with my 6 grandkids, I FaceTimed them to ask: How about

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Tips to Raise a Baby: A Parenting Guide There is hardly anything more beautiful and satisfying than the joy of bringing a new life into the world. However, if you

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Social Distancing Provides New Ways to Learn BY BRENDA MAHLER Our granddaughters moved in with us at our cabin in the woods. The walls on their house were closing in

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BY PAT BURNS From Russia With Love There’s been plenty of media coverage around questionable behavior coming from Russia. It’s also fair to say, there are many good things that

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Hey Grandparents! Do You Know About Moover Toys? BY CHRISTINE CROSBY If you’re like me, when I consider making a legacy toy purchase for my grandchildren, I want to know

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The key to successful parent-grandparent relationships in two words BY KAREN L. RANCOURT As my friend was introducing me to a friend of hers, she mentioned to him that I

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I Will Not Let This Relationship Suffer BY KERRY BYRNE, Ph.D. We were at the airport. My father’s face crumpled and so did mine. With his 2-year-old grandchild strapped to

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A New Year’s Resolution Worth Making BY KERRY BYRNE, PH.D. As we say good-bye to a year that saw many of us separated from the grands in our lives, I’m

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Being a secret-sharing grandparent (one who finds an engaging way to teach the principles that really matter) BY LINDA AND RICHARD EYRE All of us grandparents are teachers in our

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Guidelines for talking with children about sex BY PAT HANSON, PH.D. It’s never too early or too late to start talking about sex and relationships Sexuality is something we are,

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Happy New Year 2021 Most experts agree that it’s important for people to say farewell to 2020 in a healthy way. They say it’s not only OK to acknowledge all

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Life is Messy! BY LINDA K. STROH, PH.D. Many of us grow up with the illusion that if we work hard, are smart enough, are kind enough, everything will eventually

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This GRANDmom Explains…”Yeah but…” How we can understand seemingly incompatible positions. BY KAREN L. RANCOURT After the recent presidential election, several readers of my advice column expressed shock that one

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3 Ways to (Really) Support Your Homeschooled Grandchildren By Linsey Knerl School as we know it has been largely disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, leading families to wonder how they

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Reflections of a grandpa standing in for mom BY TOM WATKINS It is not like I totally forgot how difficult it was to spend nonstop hours, day in and day

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