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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.

Is a College Savings Plan the Perfect Gift for Grandkids?
4 months ago

Is a College Savings Plan the Perfect Gift for Grandkids?

By  •  Family

As we enter the holiday season, we grandparents find ourselves wondering what to get the grandkids. This year, here is a suggestion that will have a lasting impact! Is leaving a legacy important to you? While we are…
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The Art of Taking and Sharing Photos as a New Grandma
4 months ago

The Art of Taking and Sharing Photos as a New Grandma

By  •  Family

So, you have become a grandmother! It is a time of excitement, love and warmth – and you are eager to share this with your friends. What better way than via pictures of the new baby? It is so easy these days…
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What Are the Best New Grandma Gifts? You May Be Surprised!
5 months ago

What Are the Best New Grandma Gifts? You May Be Surprised!

By  •  Lifestyle

As a new grandmother (for the second time), I have had the opportunity to think about some of the things that were missing in my “Baba Bag” or “Grandmother Survival Kit!” Of course, I was happy to receive helpful books…
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How to Connect with Young Grandchildren During the Covid Winter
5 months ago

How to Connect with Young Grandchildren During the Covid Winter

By  •  Family

As winter looms, many of us who’ve been able to socially distance with grandchildren outside are now grieving for the near future when the weather will prevent even that abbreviated interaction with our beloved progeny…
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Becoming a Grandmother: 6 Things New Grannies Are Concerned About
5 months ago

Becoming a Grandmother: 6 Things New Grannies Are Concerned About

By  •  Family

So, you have become a grandmother! Congratulations! And let’s be honest, the coronavirus can’t really dull the event. Well, then, how are you feeling about it? Excited? Apprehensive? Not ready to see yourself as a grandma?
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Parenting Adult Children with Mental Health Issues
6 months ago

Parenting Adult Children with Mental Health Issues

By  •  Family

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…
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Virtual Activity Ideas to Do with Grandchildren
6 months ago

Virtual Activity Ideas to Do with Grandchildren

By  •  Family

When the pandemic quarantine began in March, I figured I could do anything for two weeks. Then two weeks turned into four and four into eight, and here we are in October looking at a possible resurgence in numbers…
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What You Should Know if Your Grandchild Is Born Different
6 months ago

What You Should Know if Your Grandchild Is Born Different

By  •  Family

When your cell phone rang and you saw the call was from your son or daughter, you were full of heart fluttering anticipation. You had been waiting so long to hear the words, “Mom, you are going to be a grandmother…”
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Using the READ Strategy with Grandchildren
6 months ago

Using the READ Strategy with Grandchildren

By  •  Family

Almost all grandparents realize that their grandchildren benefit when they read to them. However, if you want to really maximize the educational benefit of such an activity, you should READ when you read. And just what is READ?
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4 Ways to Boost Relations with Your Kids (And Enjoy Your Grandkids)
7 months ago

4 Ways to Boost Relations with Your Kids (And Enjoy Your Grandkids)

By  •  Family

The pandemic has changed how grandparents and grandchildren relate. Some grandparents found themselves quarantined with their kids. Others found themselves close by but locked out, so to speak. What if there’s tension…
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