Curated List of 309 Best Mother’s Day Gifts To Choose From or Craft For Every Kind of Mother and Grandmother At Every Price Point for Mother’s Day 2019

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This Grandma is hooked on the apps that give you options to select a topic and read dozens and dozens of articles from any source, and even from … [Continue reading]

Layered Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Double Stuffed Oreos, and Triple Fudge Brownie Mix is An Overload of Sweetness To Bake With Grandchildren

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It took a radio host to advise listeners that March 6, 1912 was when Oreo cookies were introduced to the world.  The original Oreo creator would be … [Continue reading]

The Water is Back on in Cape Town and You Should Add This City of Wonders to Your Travel to South Africa Again With This Best Itinerary for Cape Town

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It seems that the fact that Cape Town, South Africa, was rationing water and near “day zero” was causing tourists to stay away from this wonderful … [Continue reading]

It Does Not Take Very Much to Trigger Holocaust Memories When You Are A Child of Holocaust Survivors

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The day was the ordinary. I ran errands. I went to Whole Foods for a dozen items that came to $44. I took my car in for service and went to pick it … [Continue reading]

Best Four Tips We Boomer Women Should Share About Menopause and Beyond

This Grandma has written about how we should have friends that are at least ten years older than us so we can learn what faces us in life and friends … [Continue reading]

How the 2019 Color of the Year and A Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Are Connected

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Each year, this Grandma looks forward to some annually repeated news releases that some might think are trivial.  I love the information annually on … [Continue reading]

Baby Teeth to Adult Molars Information By Chart For Grandparents

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With two baby grandchildren approaching a year old, we love the toothy smile of one and the incoming sharp little stubs of another.  Yes, we remember … [Continue reading]

How Preteen and Teenage Grandchildren Are Like Cats

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Grandparenting preteens and teenagers is different than any other grandparenting stage. Grandparenting babies, whether a long distance or local, is … [Continue reading]

How We Grandparents Can Share What Our Grandchildren Will Never Know Otherwise Part 1: Reading and Writing Cursive Is No Longer Taught to Our Grandchildren

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When this Grandma was a child, I remember hearing about how some would mark their signature with an X because they could not read or write.  Having a … [Continue reading]

Five New Important Facts About Breast Milk That May Make Everyone A Believer Who Were Not Convinced Before That Breastfeeding is Preferable and Raises Some Questions That May Not Have Previously Been Considered

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This Grandma has written several posts about breastfeeding over the years, most saying that it should be a choice, nor guilting or forcing new mothers … [Continue reading]

The Best New Teethers and Pacifiers and New Study That Parents SHOULD Suck on Them To Clean Them

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One of the worst parts of the baby using teethers or pacifiers is when they land on the floor and there is nothing handy but one’s mouth to clean it.  … [Continue reading]

I am one of the Boomer Women Who Personally Experienced Discrimination “On The Basis of Sex”

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I just saw the movie,“On the Basis of Sex,” and cannot share the “wow” moment in the movie for me without spoiling the movie for you. I am one of the … [Continue reading]

Goal Setting & Pursuing Your Passionate Purpose In The New Year! From An Expert Health & Wellness Coach

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Just too few years ago, our younger daughter re-introduced us to a high school friend with whom she reconnected.  As we of long years know, … [Continue reading]

Memorializing Family Rituals and Traditions in the New Year 2019

The last two years, this Grandma’s New Year’s posts have been heavy and emotionally taxing.  See post, 2018 New Year’s Resolutions Focusing on … [Continue reading]

Enhance Your New York City Vacation As A Tourist With The Four Best Secrets of the New York Lifestyle of Our Boomer Friends

This is what my dearest longest (we never say oldest) friend, a lifetime resident of New York City, taught me of secrets of the New York lifestyle … [Continue reading]

The Sunshine Symphony is The One Perpetually Award Winning Newborn, Baby, and Toddler Toy That Is A Must Have For Any New Parent

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Remember the scary clown phase where kids and adults alike were terrified? Every time my daughters and I look at The Sunshine Symphony by Neurosmith … [Continue reading]

Women’s Health Care Takes A Massive Downward Dive With Medicare and We Women Must Advocate for No More Limitation on Coverage for Boomer Women’s Vaginal, Cervical, Uterine and Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Prevention

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This Grandma made an annual appointment for the gynecologist.  I received a call from the office right before the appointment.  They cancelled my … [Continue reading]

Oppenheimer Toy Awards for 2018 Provide A Wealth of Award Winning Toys That Are Tested On Children for Holidays 2018, and Toy Gifts At Every Price Point for the Year Long

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This Grandma found the Oppenheimer Toy Awards years ago.  The website, a few years ago, was redesigned and hard to navigate.  Looking for toys for the … [Continue reading]

PRIMARY and MONICA AND ANDY New Organic Baby Clothes Are Winners For Our Precious Grandchildren and Now Just in Time for Holiday Shopping

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Everything with the two newest baby grandchildren is about organic.  Of course, organic clothing is the new rage and there are new organic brands this … [Continue reading]

Boomers Protein Needs Are So Much More Than We Know For Optimum Muscle Mass and Longevity

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This Grandma has found that we Boomers are beyond the average age of most standard medical studies.  It is about time that age 50 was not the upper … [Continue reading]