BY EMILY MORGAN If singer Cat Stevens stretched his hand out of the window of a colorful train car and asked me to join him, I’m pretty sure I’d grab
Stories By Group BY BOB CAIRNS As usual, it started with a nudge from my wife, “Bob, since you published numerous reminiscences about your childhood with Sports Illustrated, don’t you think this
CAROLE KING: The Tapestry of Her Amazing Life BY WENDY SCHUMAN Carole King is a legend, but not the oh-so-glamorous mink coat type. The beloved, multi-award-winning singer-songwriter is as relaxed,
LEGACY – An archeological dig through family keepsakes BY JERRY WITKOWSKY After much deliberation and at my daughter’s generous invitation, I’ve made my temporary “pandemic move” to LA permanent. My
Never miss a moment with GrandPad At a time when personal contact is more precious than ever, society has turned to technology to stay connected with family and friends. Ironically,
Tablescaping: Move Over Martha BY PAT BURNS Since the beginning of time artists have provided not only beauty and enjoyment to our tedious lives – art has provided us a
The Effects Of 2020 On Relationships BY KAREN L. RANCOURT Ah, 2020 — a year that will be long remembered for its losses, challenges, disappointments, and surprises. I am particularly
The Happy Return of Multigenerational Families BY JAIA LENT When Jessica Winn and her husband became pregnant with their first child in suburban Maryland, they knew they would have help.
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
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
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,
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
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
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
Meryl Streep – So many films, so much time! BY WENDY SCHUMAN We’re having a Meryl Streep film festival at our house. Five films down, and around 70 to go!
All things podcast BY DEANNA SHOSS Podcasts are audio recordings you can listen to from your computer, smartphone, or any mobile device. It’s kind of like the old mystery theater