Holiday Decorating When Physically Disabled BY PAT BURNS Was 2023 a turning point for you? It was for me. At the beginning of this year, I had two serious injuries

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Once again I’m feeling sentimental and pulling out Christmas cards from my grandmother’s collection to share with you.  The featured image card is from 1908 and the others are from

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The Gift Of Peace And Tranquility BY ANNETTE  PETRICK “The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is

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Here a Gnome, There a Gnome…Everywhere a Gnome Gnome BY PAT BURNS It began last year when one of my best friends gave me a lovable, soft gnome as a

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  Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus We take pleasure in answering thus prominently the communication below, expressing at the same time our great gratification that its faithful author

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With Talk to Santa, you can keep the Christmas spirit alive by booking a live video call with Santa himself! In a year where travel and in-person visits are limited,

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My Holiday Emotional Gift Guide BY JACK LEVINE Wishing you and loved ones well. As we approach this holiday season of Hanukah, Christmas and the Kwanzaa cultural celebration, let’s remember that not

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Home Isn’t A Place, It’s A Feeling By Norma Galambos With the festival season upon us, thoughts of Christmas’ past come flooding back to me. Taking a moment to remember

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Christmas Eve Happiness By Evelyn Horan It was Christmas Eve, last year. How I dreaded its arrival! I knew I shouldn’t feel that way–but inside my little house, the silence

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10 Tips To Stay Human For Holidays! BY LAURA WELLINGTON (As Originally Seen In THRIVE GLOBAL) My daughter painted the oil above. It hangs over my desk. This painting is

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Wikki Stix help take the chaos out of Christmas for the little ones!  Enjoy some pre-holiday quiet time with fun holiday craft activities from the Wikki Stix Christmas Activity Book. 

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Finding a home BY ANA BELTRAN AND JAIA LENT  After taking on the responsibility of raising her granddaughter, Magdalena discovered her rental home had extremely high lead levels.  Rather than

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Take the Stress Out of Gift-Giving Dear Dr. Gramma Karen, I want to suggest you to do a column on gift-giving. I ask because I listen to people at work

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A Train Ride Back In Time BY DAVID WARREN Trains were invented to transport things and this past weekend a number of trains transported my wife and I back in

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year… For Family TV By Melissa Henson Trying to find something wholesome and entertaining enough for the whole family to watch together is

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Two Christmas Board Books for Young Grands Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba These two Christmas themed board books for young children are perfect for gifting or to have on hand

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Christmas Joy, Love & Wonder: Tiny Little Stories Author: Annette Petrick Who has time for Christmas joy, love and wonder? It is that time of the year when stress runs

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RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER (a true account) BY EVELYN HORAN When he was young, life was difficult for Bob May. He  was often bullied by other boys, and at the time, he

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Great Holiday Books for GRANDkids   Oliver the Ornament By Todd M. Zimmerman and Illustrated by Teddy Lu Oliver the Ornament is a heartwarming tale of one family’s cherished Christmas

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Grandparents Grapple With Question: Is Santa Claus Real? Dear Dr. Gramma Karen, When Grandparents Grapple With: Is Santa Claus Real? We have two grandchildren, five-year-old Danny, and three-year-old Jessie. We

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