LEGACY – An archeological dig through family keepsakes BY JERRY WITKOWSKI 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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Never miss a moment with GrandPad At a time when personal contact is more precious than ever, society has turned to technology to stay connected with family and friends. Ironically,

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The Effects Of 2020 On Relationships BY KAREN L. RANCOURT  Ah, 2020 — a year that will be long remembered for its losses, challenges, disappointments, and surprises. I am particularly

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The 10 Commandments For Grandparents BY JILL BOWLER The news that I was going to be a grandma was one of the most thrilling moments of my life. I just

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The Stretch It Takes: Competing With Time If there’s one thing that this pandemic has taught me, it’s that time looks and feels different to different people, depending on their

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Stories by Grumps BY BOB CAIRNS As usual, it started with a nudge from my wife, “Bob, since you published numerous reminiscences about your childhood with Sports Illustrated, don’t you

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Helping Grandchildren Through The Pandemic BY REBECCA WHEAT As grandparents, we can be wonderful listeners and validate their feelings.  What were the challenges this year and what were the highlights? 

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Tips to Raise a Baby: A Parenting Guide There is hardly anything more beautiful and satisfying than the joy of bringing a new life into the world. However, if you

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Hey Grandparents! Do You Know About Moover Toys? BY CHRISTINE CROSBY If you’re like me, when I consider making a legacy toy purchase for my grandchildren, I want to know

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The key to successful parent-grandparent relationships in two words BY KAREN L. RANCOURT As my friend was introducing me to a friend of hers, she mentioned to him that I

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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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Guidelines for talking with children about sex BY PAT HANSON, PH.D. It’s never too early or too late to start talking about sex and relationships Sexuality is something we are,

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Happy New Year 2021 Most experts agree that it’s important for people to say farewell to 2020 in a healthy way. They say it’s not only OK to acknowledge all

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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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This GRANDmom Explains…”Yeah but…” How we can understand seemingly incompatible positions. BY KAREN L. RANCOURT After the recent presidential election, several readers of my advice column expressed shock that one

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3 Ways to (Really) Support Your Homeschooled Grandchildren By Linsey Knerl School as we know it has been largely disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, leading families to wonder how they

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Reflections of a grandpa standing in for mom BY TOM WATKINS It is not like I totally forgot how difficult it was to spend nonstop hours, day in and day

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Storytime is one of the best ways to engage children with books and encourage them to become lifelong learners, but it’s also a special way to connect with your grandchildren

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All things podcast BY DEANNA SHOSS Podcasts are audio recordings you can listen to from your computer, smartphone, or any mobile device. It’s kind of like the old mystery theater

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How To Talk To Your G-Kids About The Pro-Trump Mob At The Capitol The following is from Maggie Gordon of The Houston Chronicle: An angry mob stormed the Capitol building

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