“In these games, kids physically limit oxygen to the brain, causing a brief, intense rush as the brain automatically reacts to the perceived threat by releasing specific chemicals that cause

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 BY MICHELE KAMBOLIS (special to the Vancouver Sun)  I’m a grandmother of two wonderful girls and my heart is breaking because I haven’t seen them in five months. My daughter-in-law

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By Elaine K. Williams, LMSW / CHt  |  What you need to know and do if you are a grandparent raising a grandchild who has, or might have, attention deficit hyperactivity

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The Issue: While SheSaidSheSaid often addresses parenting challenges between the generations, in honor of National Grandparents Month we’d rather focus on the many gifts that come from having more than

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It’s Not (just) About the Money, Money, Money For today’s grandparents, legacy is not only what you leave behind. It’s also a reflection of how you live today. By Elyse

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Kinship care options and advice for grandparents of kids in the child-welfare system By Cathleen J. Newbanks   The Fostering Connections Act (2009) mandates that child-welfare workers locate and contact

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By Dennis Miller I have a friend who says, “Why make a decision today if it can be put off until tomorrow?” While that might sound cute, waiting until the

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Our friend, Mike Tikkanen, founder of Kids At Risk Action (KARA) has a powerful new video available that you can access here: http://www.invisiblechildren.org/2013/01/17/watch-this/ The toll of childhood trauma on society is

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By Dennis Miller When Kerry Lutz turned off the recorder after interviewing me for the Financial Survival Network a few weeks ago, we started talking about a common challenge we both face:

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By Dennis Miller My good friend Rob recently paraphrased Warren Buffett as saying, “If he knew where he was going to live for the next decade, he’d buy a house

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By  Dennis Miller In 2000, my high school hosted a class reunion for all of its twentieth-century graduating classes. It was actually attended by some folks who graduated in the

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The Best Gift for a Lifetime is the protections of the USA’s  Constitution! By Varvara M. Gokea, Esq. A little-known section of the Immigration and Naturalization Act allows US grandparents to

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By Dennis Miller, Miller’s Money Forever I  have a friend who recently passed away after a prolonged illness. Before he died, he confided to me that he was at peace

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Analysis of Romney Medicare Proposals Sounds Loud Warning that Nation’s Seniors Need to Hear Governor Romney on Oct. 3: ‘So If You’re 60 or around 60 or Older, You Don’t

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Editor’s Note:  We would not normally run articles on this topic, but in light of the national attention being placed on this topic and the misinformation being spread, we want

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Parents Air Their Feelings, Offer and Request Advice and Enlighten Grandparents (Anonymity Preserved) Trouble With Grandparents I have been reading all the articles on your site. I’m horrified at the

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For interested grandparents, researchers and students, this section contains Historical background about states in which the grandparent laws were struck down, and reasons given. The model Grandparent Visitation law adopted

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In the past, the legal system defined a family as “intact” if both parents were married and living together. But can a family with no grandparental involvement truly be classified

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Laura and Paul Smith suffered two terrible losses in quick succession.  For years, the Smith’s had lived down the street from their daughter, her husband and their children.  They were

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By: Billie Tarascio and Allyson Del Vecchio of Tarascio & Del Vecchio Law Firm in Mesa Divorce inAmericais now estimated to be at 50%. Each year, one million children in our

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