Grandparents May Be the Answer To The War Against Vaccines

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Beginning around 2013, I read that the Russians first tried a social media campaign against vaccination in the United States as a test to see if they … [Continue reading]

For A Sweet Relief From Seriousness of the Pandemic, Ice Cream Bread To Try Out For Yourself With The Leftover Rainbow Sprinkles You Cannot Now Share With Your Grandchildren or Zoom Make it With Them And More No Bake Ideas

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Pandemic Pounds.  That is what I call the extra weight I am carrying around due to a sweet tooth and being home all the time to overdo.  Yes, we add … [Continue reading]

A Child of Holocaust Survivors View of Surviving the Coronavirus, Covid-19

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For the very first time in over seven decades, I decided that I would participate in an on line video group of second generation Holocaust survivors … [Continue reading]

The Truth About Boomers Filling Each Day During the Coronavirus Pandemic, and Why It is Important to America’s Economy To Pay Attention to Us

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It is May 2020, and we are in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19.  We Boomers have been self isolating or quarantining since the … [Continue reading]

Passing Along Something Beautiful and Thought Provoking During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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So many jokes and cartoons and videos come to me during this coronavirus period.  They bring comic relief to this time of the coronavirus pandemic … [Continue reading]

A 2020 Mother’s Day that Means Thinking Differently About A Gift and Five of the Best Gift Options For Mother or Grandmother or Great Grandmother

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Never before have we had to be apart “social distancing” from our loved ones under the circumstances of a world-wide pandemic.  Many of us, like this … [Continue reading]

Best 2020 Baby, Toddler, and Young Grandchild Gifts for Quarantined Parents and Parents-to-be

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Researching for this blog post, this Grandma came across the most interesting brand new potty.  Yes, with two grandsons now over age two, this caught … [Continue reading]

What Will Our Grandchildren Remember About Living Through The Coronavirus Pandemic COVID-19 and How To Memorialize their Memories With Them and For Them

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During this time of the coronavirus pandemic, my dear friends and I reminisce about our childhoods and early adulthoods and the significant events … [Continue reading]

Twelve Tips on How We Grandparents Can Help the Parents of Our Grandchildren Survive Home 24-7 With Their Children

This Grandma tells the parents of our grandchildren that if they lament that a grandchild is behind in a skill or learning that the grandchild will … [Continue reading]

From A Child of Holocaust Survivors Who Never Knew Grandparents: In 2020, We May Have to Picture Our World Without Grandparents

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Until this date, March 24, 2020, the coronavirus outbreak, dangerous to us Boomers, has meant PopPop and I had to self quarantine, and we have already … [Continue reading]

Dear Grandchildren, The Year 2020 is Cancelled

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This Grandma just got off the telephone with our oldest grandson, age 16, a junior in high school.  It is March 16, 2020 at the end of the workday. He … [Continue reading]

Seven Positives From Coronavirus Virus Outbreak For Boomers and Those The CDC Has Told to Stay Home

Since the Coronovirus has reached our shores, it is we Boomers who have most negatives in relation to the outbreak.  We are over the age of 60.  I … [Continue reading]

IMPORTANT FLU AND CORONAVIRUS PREPARATION AND INFORMATION TO PASS ALONG: Boomers at Great Risk

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Hopefully, one day we Boomers will look at this time of lack of information, lack of testing available, and lack of consistent knowledge and breathe a … [Continue reading]

The Wuhan Coronavirus has Arrived in the United States: LINKS FOR UPDATES With What We Grandparents and Our Grandchildren Can Expect or Do About It and What Does Climate Change Have To Do With Super Viruses

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Being Boomers, we grandparents have many generations to worry about with the flu and viruses.  PopPop’s mother is 96 years old.  Our siblings are … [Continue reading]

Blue Colors Are So Different To Learn and Paint with Grandchildren and A Special Blue is Pantone’s Color of the Year 2020

Every year this Grandma loves learning about the Pantone choice of “Color of the Year.”  This year, Pantone’s newly created blue, called “Classic … [Continue reading]

Valentine’s Day 2020With GG’s (Great Grandmother) Cookie Recipe or David’s Cookies

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This Grandma realized several years ago that greeting cards  and stamps for mailing are getting so expensive that it is not much more to send … [Continue reading]

Introducing Salad to Grandchildren Putting Fruits and Vegetables On A Pedestal First and Other Art Installation Projects

Honoring fruits and vegetables by putting them on a pedestal never occurred to this Grandmother.  It took an artist exhibiting at the Whitney Museum … [Continue reading]

February 5, 2020 is World Nutella Day with Secrets and Nutella Recipes Galore to Share With Grandchildren

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This Grandma is always surprised at some national day selections and was surprised that there was a National Nutella Day.  I was wrong.  The … [Continue reading]

The Terrible Twos From This Grandma’s perspective and SEVEN TIPS THAT WORK for the Sanity of Grandma and the Safety of Our Precious “TWOISH” Grandchildren

I nearly drowned the last visit with our youngest grandchild, nearly overwhelmed as our precious youngest grandson, 21 months old, began to exhibit … [Continue reading]

Cookie Dough Ice Cream Bowls Made Hard . . . Or the Easy Way . . . With Grandchildren of All Ages

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Our grandchildren love raw cookie dough.  It was so difficult when we first had the raw egg scare and then the uncooked flour scare.  See previous … [Continue reading]