How to Celebrate the Month of November’s National Sandwich Day With Grandchildren

National Sandwhich Day

November 3 each year is National Sandwich Day.  There seems to be a day for everything celebrated in our country, and we can use each special day in a special way with grandchildren.  National Sandwich Day can be a favorite to be celebrated more than just one day, the entire month of November, as it … [Continue reading]

The Joys of Walking With Grandchildren Of Every Age and Activities and Memories of Sharing Along the Way

We grandparents know that walking is good for our health. See WebMD. Walking is also wonderful as an activity with the youngest of grandchildren to the oldest of grandchildren.  With the newborns, it is clearly exercise for us and fresh air for them.  They were too young to complain about my singing … [Continue reading]

Top Four Tips For Grandparents To Conquer Sibling Rivalry

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A dear grandma friend complained that her two grandsons, ages nine and seven, constantly fight. Their parents separate them by sending them to their … [Continue reading]

Interesting and Important Smelly Facts Regarding the Differences Between Men and Women

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This Grandma remembers a story about a fire and a dear friend who was pregnant.  She was sitting on the front porch with her husband and Grandpa and … [Continue reading]

Making the Most of Halloween 2017 and Best Tips of Halloweens Past

As I receive the pictures of our grandchildren’s 2017 Halloween costumes, I smile.  I remember each year.  I am waiting for Godiva’s 2017 sale and … [Continue reading]

Top Five Tips for Planning The Perfect Travel Experiences for the First Three Years Of Retirement

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This Grandma and Grandpa have a bucket list of seeing all of the wonders of the world.  Just when we thought we had completed seeing all of the … [Continue reading]

Archives Must Reads For New Grandmas. Part II What To Buy, From Equipment to Toys and Gifts

As this Grandma said in Part I, a dear long friend, who is becoming a grandma for the first time, asked me to give her my must reads for new grandmas … [Continue reading]

Archives Must Reads For New Grandmas: Part I Grandma Lessons and Tips

A dear long friend, who is becoming a grandma for the first time, asked me to give her my must reads for new grandmas from my archives. I wanted to … [Continue reading]

The Best New Baby Gear Recommendations From Parents Who Just Had Their Third Baby in less Than Five Years

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Sometimes the best advice grandma can give on research as to what gear is needed  for a new baby is to recommend that the parents-to-be call parents … [Continue reading]

Why We Boomers Should Respect and Acknowledge the Long Term Marriages Among Us

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Being fortunate to be able to celebrate the anniversary of long years of our marriage, this Grandma appreciates what it took Grandpa and me to get … [Continue reading]

This Grandma’s Case For a Breakfast Feast Grandchildren Would Want For Breakfast, Part I

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In order to understand this Grandma’s recommendation that grandchildren should be fed a breakfast feast grandchildren would want for breakfast, I must … [Continue reading]

Enjoying the Summer Sleep Away Camp Effect While It Lasts

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Grandpa and I try to visit our grandchildren before they leave for summer sleep away camp each year.   Three are now old enough* to give their parents … [Continue reading]

An “Out of This World” Must Do Experience is The &Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge in Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia, Africa

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This Grandma read that within the first three years of retirement, Boomers travel all the time.  We all think we are unique, but we discover all of us … [Continue reading]

This Grandma Says Always Go To The Parent of Your Grandchildren Who Is Your Child First About Any Issue To Have the Most Access To and The Best Relationship With Your Grandchildren

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This Grandma has several mantras, which you can see by reviewing the archives of this blog.     Grandparenting should be all joy and no … [Continue reading]

Why Boomer Grandparents Should Pay Attention to How Grandchildren Adapt to Change

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School is starting again and summer routines turn into school routines for our grandchildren.  Just like us for us adults, change is difficult for … [Continue reading]

The Big Five in The Perfection of An Intimate Luxurious Safari Experience At Ivory Lodge, Lion Sands Reserve and Lodges, Sabi Sands Reserve, Kruger National Park, South Africa

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Our Boomer grandparent bucket list of seeing wonders of the world included Victoria Falls in Africa, so Grandpa and I headed off to experience all of … [Continue reading]

The Need to Coordinate Your Health Care and Of Those You Love And How

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Whatever age, we have to consider how to coordinate our own health care.  Boomers are the sandwich generation and have to worry about not only … [Continue reading]

The Perfect 36 Hour Stopover Experience in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

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We Boomers are way ahead of the Millennials.  We have known experiences trump possessions, as Millenials seem to have just discovered.  Experiences … [Continue reading]

Things We Learned In Kindergarten and How to Cope and Have Our Children and Grandchildren Cope With Current Events From Michael Balaban, President & CEO Jewish Federation of Broward County

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This email was sent to many of us in South Florida Friday, August 18, 2017, from Michael Balaban, President & CEO Jewish Federation of Broward … [Continue reading]

More Germs Than We Want to Know About Surround Us

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If you subscribe to this blog, and you can on the home page where it says to “subscribe” to receive two posts per week by email, you would think this … [Continue reading]