What Exactly Is Friendsgiving? BY CHRISTINE CROSBY Many years ago when I was a young single mom, my two best girlfriends (who were also single moms) and I decided to

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A Grandparent’s Guide to Happy Holidays BY DEE DEE MOORE Ready to conquer the holiday chaos before it gets started? “A Grandparent’s Guide to Happy Holidays” is filled with tips

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Tips to be Fit: When Racing to the Bathroom Can Signal a Larger Problem Corey Blassingame, 52, of Blandon, Penn., isn’t shy. When he finds something that he’s passionate about,

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Grandparents more involved than ever before? BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE In the Winter issue of GRAND, we talked about the new sense of a more proactive Grandparenting Movement that

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Ramsey Lewis:  A Father’s Passion BY REV. BOBBBY LEWIS “Dad, I love talking to you.” “Well, I love talking with you too, Son.” This, in my most straightforward words, is/was

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The Granny Who Stands On Her Head BY ANN RICHARDSON Somewhere in the middle of my seventies, I realized that I liked being old. Now that I am 80, I

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Why Grandparents Need to Know about Skin-to-Skin Contact After Birth BY DEEDEE MOORE Do you remember when your baby was born? The doctor or midwife announced the arrival and gave

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CLIMATE CHANGE 12 ways to make your retirement better for the planet (and your grandkids) BY HARRY R. MOODY AND STEVE VERNON Today’s pre-retirees and retirees face several financial challenges

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Be a grandparent questionologist BY KERRY BYRNE, PH.D. I spent my high school years with my hand up asking questions. So much so that one science teacher Mr. M asked

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Instant Pot Louisiana seafood, chicken, and sausage gumbo The perfect comfort food dish that can be whipped up on weeknights or for that special holiday dinner. Instant Pot Louisiana seafood,

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Watch your language – especially when talking about gender  BY PAT HANSON We’ve all heard the admonition “it’s not what you say, but how you say it.” With the attention

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The five stages of grandparenting BY KAREN L. RANCOURT Many of life’s significant events have been described as having stages, that is, particular points or periods in the growth or

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Some Halloween Candy Can Cause Cancer. We hate to be a spoilsport, but did you know that some candy still contains Red Dye 3? Yes, it can cause cancer and

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A Winter Frolic with Grandkids: Blizzard Blast and Cold Weather Fun BY KIMBERLY BLAKER If your grandkids are like most, weekends and school snow closings are the highlight of the

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BY KERRY BYRNE, PHD Grandparents spend a lot of money on books for grandchildren. When I first became an auntie, before I was a mother, I loved going to the

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What will you leave behind? BY CHIP CONLEY “There is nothing inherently ennobling about aging. Nothing. There’s no sign that anything lends old people steadiness or wisdom or magic from

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At This Challenging Time, Grandfamilies Will Step In Again BY JACK LEVINE As our country considers the ramifications of overturning Roe v. Wade, there is one group that is being

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Generations United’s list of fun things to do for Grandparents Day #DoSomethingGrand Activities: Commit to doing one of the 10 grand activities listed below with your grandparents, grandfriends, grandchildren, or

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My Four Fondest Wishes BY:  Almost everyone 65 or older Hello, my name is Almost Everyone, and I am 65 or older. Here are my Four Fondest Wishes  1.  In terms

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BY DR. MARSHA MCLEAN On July 23, 2022; National Gorgeous Grandma Day, 20 Grandmas from around the world anxiously awaited to see if they would be honored as Gorgeous Grandma

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