We Boomer Grandparents are Seventy Million Strong and Now Have the Greatest Power To Change Our World

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The May 2017 AARP Bulletin had a lead story on how we Boomers are “The Grandparent Boom! A Record 70 Million Americans have Grandchildren.”  One third … [Continue reading]

Why This Grandma Thinks Procrastination is A Disease of Retirement And The Cure

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This Grandma prides herself on a lifetime of organization and the ability to multi task and get things done.  I hate “To Do” lists and all my working … [Continue reading]

Best Outdoor Toys for Grandchildren Of All Ages That Make Great Visit Presents

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The weather up north is thawing and it is the best time for Florida grandparents to visit the grandchildren at their home.  I want to bring toys that … [Continue reading]

Six Tips On How Grandma Can Be the Maternity Concierge and Continuing Concierge to the Parents of Our Grandchildren Or Not

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The Today Show, on May 11, 2017, had a segment about an admirable new project, maternity concierge, that businesses are starting. They featured a bank … [Continue reading]

Adults of Every Age Should Know Why Cataracts Probably Will Be In Our Future Not Only Because We Are Living Longer And There is a Very Expensive Silver Lining If We Can Afford It

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This Grandma recently watched Grandpa go through cataract surgery and saw how truly effortless it was, other than having to do one eye at a time for … [Continue reading]

Grandma’s Top Ten of “Travel and Leisure Magazine’s Thirty three Brilliant Ways to Actually Use Your Travel Photos” for Grandchildren to Remember Our Multigenerational Family Vacations

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Yes, this Grandma is on Twitter.  Barely.  I do not know how to add anyone or anything.  All I have is what my son-in-law originally did for me and … [Continue reading]

When GOOP hits a home run on Baby Superfoods, Baby Supplies and More We Grandmas Have a Great Resource To Share With Or Use To Do For the Parents of Our Grandchildren

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When Gwyneth Paltrow appeared on every talk show about her new venture, GOOP, and it was advertised everywhere, a long while ago, out of pure … [Continue reading]

What Could Be the Connection Between Neurological Changes in Our Brains When We Become Grandparents and Our Grandchildren’s Shoelaces That Never Stay Tied Even When We Grandparent Experts Have Taught Them

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It does not matter if I am with the thirteen year old or six year old grandchildren.  Both the youngest and oldest, and the grandchildren in between, … [Continue reading]

Best Mother’s Day Gifts For Grandmothers and Great Grandmothers That Grandmas Want Plus Those They May Not Yet Know They Need

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Each year it gets harder and harder to buy gifts for today’s grandmothers and great grandmothers.  When it comes to Mother’s Day, everyone wants to … [Continue reading]

Janie and Jack is Still At The Top of Quality Baby and Young Children Clothing

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When I opened my April 24, 2017 People Magazine to the “All in The Family” page, there were the cutest children and baby.  The baby was Luna, the one … [Continue reading]

What To Do When Our Grandchildren’s Germs Leave Us With Choices That Our Doctor Advises Against

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I just left my dentist’s office after looking at the video screen gross slide of all of the various kinds of living and moving micro organisms in my … [Continue reading]

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 … [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 … [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]