How grandparents can stay connected to their grandchildren who are away at college BY KAREN L. RANCOURT  When grandparents are asked about barriers to spending in-person time with their grandchildren,

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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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Wait, What? My Grandchild Is At Risk? What do you do when your grandchild needs your help? BY LISA HOLLIDAY You notice things, you are a parent too and you know something

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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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The GRANDparent Network is a growing consortium of blogs and websites that serve today’s grandparents and their families. Combined, the GPN offers savvy marketers targeted, unique, and cost-effective media to

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About to get retired and looking for some popular activities that you can do after retirement? Well, we have got it covered for you here. After all, retirement is the

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My Alphabet Prayer Book This book will become a treasured keepsake! A bedtime book that teaches the alphabet and becomes a place for the parent and child to record the

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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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The best ways to keep healthy Lifestyle choices you make now can lead to a longer and healthier future by controlling age-related problems. Making health-related choices is not always an

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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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5 Signs You Could be an “Extreme Bathroom Planner” By Teleflex Interventional Urology Have you avoided events and activities you enjoy because of urgent and frequent trips to the bathroom?

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My Adorable Grandson: Max BY KATHERINE ARNUP, PH.D. I see Max every Tuesday night for supper. “Can we go to Patty’s?” he always asks as soon as he hops into

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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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#GoCordless to Keep Your Grandkids Safe October is National Window Covering Safety Month. Many grandparents and caregivers are unaware that window covering cords can lead to strangulation in under a

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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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