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Grandchildren

How important are your grandchildren to you? Whether you are a grandparent raising grandchildren or you just like to help out from time to time, we can help you to build a better relationship with your grandkids.

6 Steps to Bond with Your Grandchildren and Create a Lasting Family Treasure
9 months ago

6 Steps to Bond with Your Grandchildren and Create a Lasting Family Treasure

My parents always insisted that my brother and I sit and listen to grandma’s stories. Our cousins didn’t have to, and back then we were envious. Read More

5 Ways to Raise More Compassionate Grandchildren
11 months ago

5 Ways to Raise More Compassionate Grandchildren

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We all hope to see our grandchildren grow up to be happy, healthy, productive and compassionate adults. The part about compassion becomes a huge challenge in today’s world where media frequently spews out negativity and prods us to criticise others. Read More

Are you Spoiling Your Grandchildren or Just Showing Them Extra Love?
11 months ago

Are you Spoiling Your Grandchildren or Just Showing Them Extra Love?

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Do you ‘spoil’ your grandchildren? Some people say that this is a common phenomenon. It could be argued that children all over the world are becoming increasingly unhealthy, overweight and demanding. Could this be due to the over-attentive care of grandparents? Read More

10 Ways to Have a Happy Visit with Out-of-Town Kids and Grandkids
12 months ago

10 Ways to Have a Happy Visit with Out-of-Town Kids and Grandkids

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Ever wondered how to have the most successful visit with your adult children, their spouses and your grandkids? Especially when living a long distance away from them prevents short and frequent visits? Read More

Parenting Adult Children with Mental Health Issues
12 months ago

Parenting Adult Children with Mental Health Issues

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Mental illness. The term itself is intimidating. For me, it brought back shrouded stories from my youth of friends and relatives who suffered the colloquial ‘nervous breakdown.’ Back then I didn’t know what that meant. Read More

4 Reasons to Start a Business with Your Grandchild
12 months ago

4 Reasons to Start a Business with Your Grandchild

Why on earth would you want to start a business with your 10-year-old grandchild? Isn’t it better just to “let kids be kids” and leave the serious stuff to your grandchild’s parents? Not necessarily! Read More

How to Have a Happy Halloween Supper with the Grandkids
1 year ago

How to Have a Happy Halloween Supper with the Grandkids

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Halloween is relatively new to the UK – well, as a holiday type celebration it is!

We’ve had All Hallow’s Eve as an ongoing ‘thing’ for hundreds of years, but it’s only caught on in a big way in the last couple of years. Read More

Fun Fall Activities to Do with Your Grandkids that Boost Healthy Aging
1 year ago

Fun Fall Activities to Do with Your Grandkids that Boost Healthy Aging

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With the arrival of September, it’s not hard to let the mind wander to visions of fall – cozy fires, pumpkin spice, the jittery excitement of the holidays right around the corner. Read More

Should Boomers Bring Back the Lost Art of “Agreeing to Disagree?”
1 year ago

Should Boomers Bring Back the Lost Art of “Agreeing to Disagree?”

One of my favorite places to visit online is CreativeLive.com. It is a place featuring online classes in photography, video, design, crafts, business, audio, music and software training. Read More

Getting on With the In-laws
1 year ago

Getting on With the In-laws

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Do you get on with – or even like – your in-laws? All of them? Really? If so, you are a lucky person indeed! Read More