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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Raunch, Music, Ageism And Orgasms BY ANN RICHARDSON My choir, which sings all sorts of music from the Bach Passions to ‘Let’s Do It’, had just held a concert in

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BY CHRISTINE CROSBY How to be the perfect grandma is the title of a book by Bryna Nelson Paston. It’s one of many in my robust library of grandparent books. 

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The history of banning books/Above the Noise Book banning is back in the news, especially here in Florida, thanks to Governor Ron DeSantis. Book banning always drives a lot of

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Legacy of Laughter – Nurturing Your Grandchild’s Sense of Humor BY MARY KAY MORRISON Grandparents have a hidden superpower!  They can nurture their grandchild’s sense of humor while engaging in

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Judy Blume Forever An Uncensored Documentary of an American Icon A Documentary Film Review BY PAT BURNS Having the opportunity to interview the two directors, Davina Pardo & Leah Volchok,

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Wake Up to Goodnight Oppy A documentary film review BY PAT BURNS Growing up in the sixties, space exploration had nearly everyone’s attention.  I remember how the entire world froze

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If your answer is yes, then you will want to read Enjoy the Gift of Childhood! Imagine what life would be like if you started enjoying more of the moments

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My Alphabet Prayer Book This book will become a treasured keepsake! A bedtime book that teaches the alphabet and becomes a place for the parent and child to record the

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Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros? Looking for a new pet? Bored with cats, dogs, goldfish, gerbils, and hamsters? How about a cheap rhinoceros? Shel Silverstein’s loving look at the joys

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– What Adults Can Learn from 75 Years of Letters and Conversations with Kids? Once I started reading, I could not put it down. The real letters from real children

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The Making of an Old Soul By Carol Orsborn, Ph.D.  This excerpt is from The Making of an Old Soul: Aging as the Fulfillment of Life’s Promise, the healing vision

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A review of John Jory’s Smart Cookie BY EMILY MORGAN It’s “idiom day” in the third-grade classroom at the local elementary school. Children are dressed up as a piece of

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Pete the Cat’s Groovy Imagination – Book Review BY EMILY MORGAN For many of us of a certain age, the word groovy conjures up the old Paul Simon song about

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A Bear to Share Business leader, actor, and Baby2Baby co-CEOs Kelly Sawyer Patricof and Norah Weinstein with ambassador Jessica Alba deliver the important message of giving back from an early

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Billie the Octopus invites you to explore the wonders of the ocean, become aware of the threats to it, and how you can make a difference. Lotus wrote More Beautiful Than

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Trust: Don’t Get Fooled Again! BY LINDA K. STROH, PH.D.  I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you                                                                                                    

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Shelf Stuff – Summer Reading Selection Why Is Summer Reading So Important for Kids’ Success? According to Study.com, summer reading is critical for students to retain knowledge and skills learned

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BY EMILY MORGAN Have you ever looked into the eyes of your dog and wondered what they’re thinking? In Balzer + Bray’s  (an imprint of HarperCollins) new book, Dogs at

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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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