Is Wordle a good game for your grandkids? Children spend a lot of time on their mobile phones these days. Technology is advancing daily and becoming a vital part of

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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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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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What will you leave behind? BY CHIP CONLEY “There is nothing inherently ennobling about aging. Nothing. There’s no sign that anything lends old people steadiness or wisdom or magic from

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BY JOSHUA COLEMAN It’s hard to stop trying with your adult child. But sometimes it’s best for everyone. One of the most common questions I receive from parents in my

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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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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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Senate Aging Committee Recognizes Grandfamilies BY JAIA LENT “Chairman Casey, Ranking Member Scott, and members of the Senate Special Committee on Aging thank you for allowing me to share my

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GRANDPARENT BRAG ZONE – Rocks and roly-polys BY SUSAN J. DECUIR It was a beautiful June Saturday morning in Carrollton, Texas, and to my delight, my son-in-law, Scot, brought our

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Old, unkempt, confused man holding baby on couch BY CHUCK NYREN I’m sitting, doing nothing. She plops him in my lap. “I’m picking up his sister at pre-school. Goodbye.” She

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My Four Fondest Wishes BY:  Almost everyone 65 or older Hello, my name is Almost Everyone, and I am 65 or older. Here are my Four Fondest Wishes  1.  In terms

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2022 best- of-the-best grandparent resources BY CHRISTINE CROSBY Back in 2005 when we first launched GRAND Magazine, we had the good fortune to meet Dr. Arthur Kornhaber. I refer to

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The Technology Gap BY CAROLYN COHEN We arrived at our son and daughter-in-law’s home in rural Connecticut late last night and are now asleep in our five-year-old grandson’s playroom. K

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BY DARLENE EDWARDS My husband and I are the proud parents of two amazing adult daughters and a wonderful son-in-law. In addition, not long ago, we became grandparents to a beautiful

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BY KERRY BYRNE During a recent meeting with grandparents in The Long Distance Grandparent Society membership program, a new member asked about how to get the parents more engaged in

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