Archives for September 2017

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

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 here.  I find it difficult, even after being considered by some among professional circles as an expert in Florida family law, to quantify what that means. Professionally, I have […]

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

In order to understand this Grandma’s recommendation that grandchildren should be fed a breakfast feast grandchildren would want for breakfast, I must review separate new studies that appeared in the news this week, both which relate to obesity, one on the new American Pediatric Association protocols because of effects of high blood pressure on children […]

Enjoying the Summer Sleep Away Camp Effect While It Lasts

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 this welcome break from the responsibility and hard work of parenting.  The days before camp trunks are picked up are hectic and busy, but the grandchildren begin to […]

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

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 are the same.  Grandpa and I have gone to Paris, San Francisco, Arizona with the family, Cuba and now Africa in 2017.  We still have one trip […]

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

This Grandma has several mantras, which you can see by reviewing the archives of this blog.     Grandparenting should be all joy and no responsibility. See the first post on this blog, “How to be the Best Grandma in the World with the Most Joy and Least Responsibility.” Another mantra is to honor the gatekeepers, the […]

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

School is starting again and summer routines turn into school routines for our grandchildren.  Just like us for us adults, change is difficult for children.  We all like things stressless and change brings stress.  We all like routine and change brings disruption to our routine.  I believe we adults would rather deal with the devil […]

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

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 the wonders of southern Africa.  We saw Table Mountain in Cape Town, now on a new wonders list, the New7Wonders list, and proceeded to a safari, before heading to […]