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 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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Grandparent Heroes BY JAIA PETERSON, GENERATIONS UNITED It takes a special kind of heroism and loving devotion to step up to the responsibility of raising children when their parents cannot. 

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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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Looking for a new pet? Bored with cats, dogs, goldfish, gerbils, and hamsters? How about a cheap rhinoceros? Shel Silverstein’s loving look at the joys of rhino ownership may convince

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GRAND Gratitude: Together from a distance BY KERRY BRYNE, PH.D. There is a lot of buzz about the benefits of gratitude, no matter your age. I describe it to my

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Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: An Aunt’s Family Role BY KAREN RANCOURT In many families, aunts and uncles often play critical roles in the lives of their nieces and nephews and

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– What Adults Can Learn from 75 Years of Letters and Conversations with Kids? Once I started reading, I could not put it down. The real letters from real children

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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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Grandparenting A Child With An Autism Spectrum Diagnosis BY MARIE F. CAHALANE, M.ED. Grandparenting is joyful and difficult work. As a grandmother, I walk on an imaginary tightrope, maintaining a

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From Generation to Generation: Passing Down an Appreciation for Downhill Skiing BY SANDY BORNSTEIN If you live in a northern climate, cold winter months are inevitable. My parents’ answer to

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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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Grandparenting in the time of COVID-19: Results from a national survey of families with young children BY JAIA LENT When the COVID-19 pandemic began in the winter of 2020, few

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How Grandparents Can Be A Front-Line Resource For College-age Grandkids BY KAREN L. RANCOURT I was recently contacted by a set of grandparents who wanted my advice about resources and

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A review of John Jory’s Smart Cookie BY EMILY MORGAN It’s “idiom day” in the third-grade classroom at the local elementary school. Children are dressed up as a piece of

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Pete the Cat’s Groovy Imagination – Book Review BY EMILY MORGAN For many of us of a certain age, the word groovy conjures up the old Paul Simon song about

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Review of A House By Kevin Henkes BY EMILY MORGAN In the new book, A House, published by Greenwillow Press (an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers), author and illustrator Kevin Henkes brings

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Creative Technology Resources to Interact with Your Grandchildren BY JERRY WITKOVSKY AND DEANNA SHOSS If you are reading this article, you are in good shape for having some technology-assisted fun

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