How To Get Your Grandchildren To Help With Spring Cleaning With Common Household Foods and Fruits Doing the Work

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This Grandma is always viewing television segments on the Today Show with an eye on how to use what they teach with grandchildren.  You could never imagine that spring cleaning would be something that could be used to get grandchildren interested, but April 18, 2017, the Today show segment was all … [Continue reading]

Popsicle Molds and Homemade Healthy Colorful Popsicles to Make With Or For Grandchildren of All Ages

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Yes, the parents of our grandchildren are anti sugar everything, unless it is they who are rewarding our grandchildren with candy.  This Grandma discovered that this spring break when a grandchild was bribed with candy by a parent!  That is a grandparent’s job!  But, as is one of this Grandma’s … [Continue reading]

Painting With Fruits and Vegetables and Creating Great Block Prints Capable of Framing is Not For Adults Only

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On the Today Show, April 6, 2017, DIY (do it yourself) spring art projects were presented to spruce up the home for spring.  One of the art projects … [Continue reading]

At What Age Will Our Grandchildren Remember Their Childhood Trips and Adventures With Us

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This Grandma loves our multi generational trips and adventures which began when our first grandson was a toddler.  Our first trip was to Atlantis in … [Continue reading]

Praising Behavior has Changed in This Generation and Must We Grandparents Change With It

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Good boy! Good girl! We used to say that to our children for a job well done. Now it is preserved for our animals. WebMD has a great … [Continue reading]

National Monopoly Day Rollout of New Playing Pieces Shows The Board Game’s Continuing popularity for Nearly A Century Still Keeping Sibling Rivalry Alive

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This Grandma recently spent time with Grandpa and her younger brother, during which the younger brother bemoaned playing Monopoly with Grandma in his … [Continue reading]

Holiday and Easter and Passover Bargains and Fabulous Free Guides

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We grandmas are always looking for special things to mail grandchildren for holidays.  The grandchildren love getting presents in the mail.  I am … [Continue reading]

This Grandma’s Review of Disney’s Andi Mack is Not What the Disney Channel Executives Want to Hear

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This Grandma likes to be cool and in the know.  When I read about a new Disney Channel series that was touted to be creative, curious and progressive, … [Continue reading]

Consider Introducing Your Grandchildren To The World, Beginning with Paris

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Our oldest grandson’s favorite city in the world is Paris.  With all the news about Paris and concerns about safety, Grandpa and I wanted to take him … [Continue reading]

I Wish Groovaroo Was Around When The Parents Of Our Grandchildren Were Babies

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When this Grandma was a new mother, I loved to dance with my babies. . . in the privacy of my home.  It enabled me to be silly and funny and not worry … [Continue reading]

Fruity Pebbles French Toast and Other Favorite Cereal Coated Foods Grandchildren Will Love to Make and Eat

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French toast is a treat the grandchildren ask for immediately when this Grandma visits.  Who else would make it for them on a school day morning?  I … [Continue reading]

Telling Grandchildren About the Beginning of Television Now That We Are Nearing Its End As We Know It

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This past February 2017, NBC television celebrated 90 years of programming.  That is GG’s (great grandparent’s) generation, but we grandparents can … [Continue reading]

Being Cool Slime . . . ing with Grandchildren Might Not Be Without Its Messes But is As Simple As You Want To Make It

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A dear grandma friend told me that making slime is the rage of older elementary and middle school children right now.  It is messy, so it falls upon … [Continue reading]

Best Ways of Taking Back Control from Children With Smartphones and Computers in This Electronic Age is Something We Should Share With the Parents of Our Grandchildren

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This Grandma is amazed at the number of our school aged grandchildren with smart phones, some as young as 7.  According to a study by Common Sense … [Continue reading]

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Best Tips for 2017 and Beyond

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We are Florida parents and now we are the grandparents in Florida, so we have lost count of how many visits to Disney’s Animal Kingdom we have made in … [Continue reading]

”Hidden Figures” Gives Us An Opportunity to Share What Has Been Hidden With Our Grandchildren And To Impart Core Moral Values

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A dear grandma friend took her three oldest grandchildren to see the movie, “Hidden Figures.”  She told me that all three, including the youngest at … [Continue reading]

Chad and Jake’s Personalized Bibs, Burp Cloths, and Blankets Return With An Even Greater Selection of Items

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Chad and Jake is a Florida company run by a family who makes the best quality and most useful and long lasting personalized bibs, burp cloths, and … [Continue reading]

Disney’s Magic Kingdom Best Tips for 2017 and Beyond

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We are Florida parents and now we are the grandparents in Florida, so we have lost count of how many visits to Disney’s Magic Kingdom we have made in … [Continue reading]

The New Eleventh Reason for Daily Stretching At The Forefront of the Exercise Craze for Children as Well As Adults is the POWER Benefit That is the Most Important Of All

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All of a sudden, stretching is considered as important as exercise.  Even if one does not exercise, the recommendation to stretch each day and start … [Continue reading]

The Best Tips for Universal Orlando Resorts and Parks, Reviews of Rides by Grandpa and Our Near Ten Year Old Grandson, and Why Grandparents Should Have the Parents Along For the Rides

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Grandpa has always been a roller coaster addict.  When our children were too young in this Grandma’s opinion to go on upside down roller coasters, … [Continue reading]