Once again, the topic of grandparent names hits the news. This topic of grandparent nicknames is quite popular and New York Times writer, Paula Span really hits the nail on

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The following are some selections from our readers.  Hope you enjoy! If you have a brief story to share, please send to editor@grandmagazine.com. Hello!  Happy New Year! BY DONNA MALLARD

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GRANDparent Names – A Matched Set When you are informed that you’re going to be a grandparent, your first thoughts are all over the place, right? Will my daughter (daughter-in-law)

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If your answer is yes, then you will want to read Enjoy the Gift of Childhood! Imagine what life would be like if you started enjoying more of the moments

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Resources for Resilience Building A Bridge Between Generations BY JOEL METZGER I’m a grandparent! How did that happen?? I watch from a distance as my daughter and son repeat everything

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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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BY TOM WATKINS Owen Daniel, my 8-year-old grandson loves to read and has a great sense of humor. While spending time together he found this book (How to Raise a

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BY JERRY WITKOVSKY AND DEANNA SHOSS Trigger warning. We are going to talk about gun violence and mass shootings and how helpless we feel as grandparents to protect our grandchildren

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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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The incredible impact of stories and media on children BY SYLVIA BINSFELD We live in a media-saturated world. We are kept busy wading through stacks of misinformation and unending dialogue—so

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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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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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On Being Grateful BY SHERILL POOL ELIZONDO Christmas decorations in stores before Halloween!? I’m no Grinch but I find Thanksgiving to be symbolic of what’s so very good about our

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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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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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Join the Deliberate Grandparenting Movement Dear GRAND subscriber, We are Linda and Richard Eyre, New York Times #1 Bestselling Authors who write a column in every issue of GRAND.  We

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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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Come celebrate GRANDparents Week with Grandparent’s Academy! The GRAND family is proud to announce this special event GrandparentsAcademy.com (recently featured as one of the top 25 resources for grandparents in

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The following came from our friend, Rick Moody  CLIMATE CHANGE IN AN AGING SOCIETY (Aug. 26, 2022)   FOR THE GRANDCHILDREN In August, 2020, when my wife and I moved

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