Grandparenting 101: The New Frontier BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE Today, Grandparenting is where Parenting was two generations ago.  Back then, “parenting” was hardly a word—and books or programs or ideas

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How grandparents can stay connected to their grandchildren who are away at college BY KAREN L. RANCOURT  When grandparents are asked about barriers to spending in-person time with their grandchildren,

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How Grandparents Make A Difference For Kids Who Suffer Trauma BY KATHY BRODSKY As children, we’re subjected to our families of origin. We’re born, grow up – that’s our job

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Who doesn’t love dinosaurs?  From Mom and Dad to the 3-year-old, there is something captivating about the historic big beasts.  And what better way to enjoy National Day of Unplugging than with

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DR. KORNHABER: CONNECTING THE GENERATIONS PIONEER The following is from The Life Writer blog. Please click here for the original version: Dr. Kornhaber is our hero. … Seriously. He is

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By Jack Levine Here’s my 20-item Emotional Gift Guide which I hope will be meaningful for you in this season of celebration. To yourself.…respect, confidence, faith and fortitude. To a family

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My Adorable Grandson: Max BY KATHERINE ARNUP, PH.D. I see Max every Tuesday night for supper. “Can we go to Patty’s?” he always asks as soon as he hops into

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Top Five Reasons to Choose Hospital at Home BY MONICA STYNCHULA, MSW, MPH I see five compelling reasons to use this new care model if it is offered to you

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  Stop Building Spaceships To Mars And Just Plant Some Damn Trees! BY CHRISTINE CROSBY When my friend Valerie Wood-Gaiger founder of Learn With Grandma International turned 80 this past

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Do You Know About Emotional Survival? BY JACK LEVINE When we think of physical survival, we all understand that nutrition, health, activity, safety, and shelter are basic needs.  As for

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Poor Widow Me versus Poor Divorced Me BY CAROL SCIBELLI If he hadn’t died, we’d still be married. We never would have been that couple who started out as high

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Yoga Pants, Masks, and Eyebrows BY PAT BURNS While waiting for COVID vaccine, even the smallest of things can help bring some joy. Being comfortable rises to the top of

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What Is the Green New Deal? A Climate Proposal, Explained Reposted from The New York Times Featured image:  Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Senator Edward J. Markey of

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According to the New York Times on August 28th, The sweeping international effort to evacuate thousands of vulnerable Afghans and foreign nationals from Kabul’s airport neared completion on Saturday as

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Hey, how much is a non-fungible token in Bitcoin? By Deanna Shoss My dad was a great adman. In later years we talked shop, and he lamented industry trends like

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A Grand Looks Back – Do You Remember Your Grandparents? BY BOB CAIRNS While developing www.storiesbygrumps.com, a website suggesting that grandparents write stories for their grandkids, I found myself reflecting

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A Childhood Foretelling – Fighting Climate Change BY RICHARD EMORY, JR. At the sounding of the horn, some women—permanent residents of our little town—grabbed their sharpest knives and rushed out

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This Grandma Never Thought She’d Be Firing A Gun! BY KAREN L. RANCOURT A few weeks ago, there I was, a 78-year-old, politically-leaning-to-the-left grandmother, pointing a gun while yelling, “Down

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BY PAT HANSON “Usta” is a phrase we seniors can’t escape… Like “would’ve” and “should’ve” and “would’ve” statements that are useless after the fact; knowing that language can influence the

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Why the unvaccinated live in an alternate universe  BY Dr. Alex Busko During my final months of residency training in Florida this past spring, I lost count of how many

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