Creating a productive homework environment is crucial for a child’s academic success, and grandparents can play a pivotal role in establishing an effective study routine and space. By implementing the

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death and life and grandchildren BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE November was a tough month for us.  First was the death of a 50-year advisor and mentor.  Then, a lifetime

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As grandparents, we can reflect on our youth and remember the good times. But with aging often comes a sense of loss, that certain aspects of life begin to slip

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BY  CHRISTINE CROSBY Many people mistakingly think that grandparenting does not require education. They seem to believe that being a grandparent is as simple as falling off a log. I’m

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A brief history of parenting and grandparenting BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE Parents and Grandparents have always existed, but putting an “ing” on them is something of recent vintage. Up

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BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE The interest in and passion for more proactive grandparenting is exploding.  We find ourselves speaking to grandparents all over the country, and more than a

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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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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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Being A Grandparent Financial Facilitator BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE Our column in last fall’s issue was on being an Independence-Giver to your grandkids (See it ­here). In that article,

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Being a secret-sharing grandparent (one who finds an engaging way to teach the principles that really matter) BY LINDA AND RICHARD EYRE All of us grandparents are teachers in our

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Distance Grandparenting with Young Grandchildren By Dr. Judith Van Hoorn Grandparents are trying to figure out “pandemic grandparenting.” We’re missing all the loving, physical connections with our young grandchildren. Young

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An exclusive feature from Bonnie Compton * 5 Tips For Nurturing Your Relationship With Grandkids As They Grow  Your grandkids getting older (yeah, they seem to do that!)? Well, no

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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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Be Your Grandkid’s Champion BY LINDA AND RICHARD EYRE One of the most fun and most natural parts of being a Proactive Grandparent is becoming a champion for your grandkids.

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Windows to the world of grandkids, grandparenting and much more Nanaville – Adventures in grandparenting by Anna Quindlen If you’ve never read anything by Anna Quindlen, you are in for

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About Giving Advice and the Use of Duct Tape BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE One of the hardest things about watching our children as they create their own culture with

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Grandparenting one-on-one BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE We find it a little surprising how many grandparents have spent virtually no time with their grandchildren one-on-one or in situations where the

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Tuesdays With Jack Author: Pauline Daniel Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba Tuesdays With Jack is a love story between a Buba and her grandson. What started as a weekly Facebook

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The joy of leaving a legacy BY LINDA AND RICHARD EYRE No one can fully describe the exhilaration of holding that first grandbaby in your arms! The baby of your

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Grandparents, do you wish your adult kids would… Hear your advice without becoming defensive? Value your experience and wisdom? Include you more in your grandkids’ lives? And because we don’t want

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