Read, read, read, and play. Reading to grandchildren is more than just a delightful playtime. It offers benefits to both generations. The act of grandparents reading to their grandchildren fosters

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My grandma was one of my favorite people. I never lived near her, so I didn’t see her every day, yet I think that made her even more special to

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After a 40-plus year career in Manufacturing and Health Care Administration, I decided it was time to retire. I did so, earlier than I expected, to spend time with my

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BY MICHELLE MAY, M.D. This holiday season, experience maximal pleasure from all the excellent food. By eating mindfully, you’ll eat less and enjoy these special holiday meals even more. The

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1 kitchen + 1 grand + grandkids  = a delicious recipe for learning BY REMY AGEE Warm weather, longer daylight hours, end of the school year, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day

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By Mary J. Breen My father was a man ahead of his time. My mother loved telling the story of the first time she visited his family’s farm in Ontario’s

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As children grow, their interests begin to develop with their personalities. Choose books that appeal to their interests. If you are lucky enough to be nearby, go with them to

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A charming children’s storybook to help children fall asleep and have sweet dreams By Carol Orsborn, PhD  Grandmas: This illustrated children’s book from Grant Maxwell and his mother-in-law, Susan Edwards,

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By Jan Parish, M.Ed.  |  Reading a good book together is one of the most cherished gifts a grandparent can give a grandchild. A quality storybook is one that is

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GRAND Magazine Salutes the 2013 Electrical & Fire Safety Student Contest Winners       Timothy P. Colbert, a fifth-grade student of PalenciaElementary School in St. Augustine, Florida, is the

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By Gramma Good Seeing animals outside of their natural environment can be sad to many, but there are a few special zoos that make the experience educational and fun. I’d

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Grandparents who read aloud? It doesn’t get any better! In honor of Grandparents’ Day on September 8, GRAND magazine, Read Aloud 15 MINUTES non-profit, and I See Me! personalized children’s books

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The smart and fun way to help give your grandkids a leg up in school By Remy Agee   Two figures you should know: 70% and 99%. Why? Because school-age

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Editor’s Note: The Magic of Think and the Stone of Courage is a book grandparents and grandkids will love. I was listening to Janyse’s CD and workbook with my 5 and

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(Editor’s Note:  At a time when literacy in America is slipping behind many other countries, we’re proud to share this story about one company that has been making a huge

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Editor’s Note: Enjoy finding out all of these awesome places to explore America’s history. By Maria King,   president/founder of EventCrazy.com. Maria can be reached directly at eventsblog@eventcrazy.com or @eventcrazy on Twitter or  visit

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Outdoor activities you can enjoy with grand babies and tots this summer By “The Grammies” of  The Grammie Guide: Activities and Answers for Grandparenting Today   A grandchild’s days from birth

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Jan’s Book Reviews for Children Ages Birth to Five   By Jan Parish, M.Ed. “I don’t like the dark,” said Little Bear. “What dark?” said Big Bear. “The dark all

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(Editor’s Note:  Grandparents are always looking for fun new ways to improve the lives of their grandchildren. We want to share experiences and expose them to nature and history. A

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Editor’s Note:  As we know, safety is top on the list for grandparents when it comes to their grandchildren. We’ve published numerous lists and reminders, but in my opinion, you

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