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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Our mission at MailPop is to spark kids’ intellectual curiosity and help create a love of learning and reading. MailPop was created by a husband and wife team as a

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Grandparents raising children for a second time, ‘grandfamilies’ struggle during the pandemic BY LATORIUS ADAMS, MHS Globally, grandparents often serve as surrogate parents for their grandchildren, usually in response to

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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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Looking To Achieve Purpose in Retirement? BY JANICE GARCIA In the Spring 2021 edition of Grand Magazine, the article ‘Purpose is Key to Successful Retirement’ focused on what makes for

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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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A Grand Looks Back – Do You Remember Your Grandparents? BY BOB CAIRNS While developing www.storiesbygrumps.com, a website suggesting that grandparents write stories for their grandkids, I found myself reflecting

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The 10 facts that prove we’re in a climate emergency from Wired.com/UK The publication of the sixth IPCC climate change report underlines the drastic – and in some cases irreversible

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The COVID Blinders Could You Or Your Grandchild Have Fatty Liver Disease? If you are anything like me, COVID has affected the time spent with your grandchildren. My grandchildren live

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Here’s How To Take Care of Your Grandparents In The Pandemic Times The pandemic has been hard. Be it children, working youngsters, or the elderly – everyone in a family

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 Poetry and Other Reflections on Summer Camp BY JERRY WITKOVSKY  Nothing like aging to spawn reveries on the meaning of life. Don’t get me wrong, I am so grateful to

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Summer ~ Time to Revel in Outdoor Play BY JUDITH VAN HORNE Summertime has always been a great time for outdoor play. This year, with most seniors vaccinated and the

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