Love: A Time for This is Now Blessing gay marriage and parenting. I’m a Catholic mom with a dear friend, Sarah, who’s also a Catholic mom. We both feel called

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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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Wait, What? My Grandchild Is At Risk? What do you do when your grandchild needs your help? BY LISA HOLLIDAY You notice things, you are a parent too and you know something

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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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Be a family gatherer How you can solidify relationships through family gatherings BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE Your individual relationships with each of your children and each of your grandchildren

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4 ways to foster intergenerational relationships Build memories from a young age. The presence of a grandparent in a young child’s life can provide a sense of stability, security, wisdom,

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In praise of teachers and nurses BY JACK LEVINE Please make every effort to keep healthy and practice safety precautions. Prevention is truly the best medicine! This is especially true

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Post-Pandemic, Retirees Overwhelmingly Report Purpose as Key to a Successful Retirement, Edward Jones and Age Wave Research Finds Milestone Study Highlights both the Challenges and the Silver Linings from the

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Dear Dad BY CAROLINE CHIRICHELLA Dear Dad, It’s been 436 days since we last saw you. 436 days since you last saw your granddaughter, Lucia-Antonia. I remember so clearly the

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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

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To ZOOM or Not to ZOOM?   That is the question. BY PAT BURNS Shakespeare’s opening phrase of a soliloquy given by Prince Hamlet in the so-called “nunnery scene” could apply

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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

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2020 HINDSIGHT BY RICHARD EYRE has there ever been a year like 2020 when it began we hoped for a year of clear vision but beware of what you wish

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How Do We Celebrate Thanksgiving in a Pandemic? We might not be able to gather for Thanksgiving this year—but that doesn’t mean we can’t make the holiday count. BY JILL SUTTIE

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The Story of a Legacy of Love BY LORRAINE STEWART Many women are tasked with going through their own parent’s life of accumulated belongings in preparation for a change. The

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In Celebration of Grandparents: Wisdom Across the Generations By Jack Levine  This Sunday is Grandparents Day, a good opportunity to reflect on the importance of our elders in the lives

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JILL BIDEN – You’ve got this! BY CHERYL HARBOUR Those are words we’ve all wanted to hear from someone close to us. And those words said to Jill Biden by

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Social distancing is taking a toll on many of us, but here at GRAND, grandkids, and grandparents are our main priority so we are curating and sharing articles to help

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How to connect your family  BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE Years ago, we did an oil painting of a large tree with lots of branches and lots of roots. We

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Why You Should Often Ignore Your Child’s  Opinion of You As A Parent BY DR. JOSHUA COLEMAN I think one of the hardest tasks of being an estranged parent is countering

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