November 2009

Grandloving Offers Hundreds of Creative Activities to Do with Your Grandchildren

November 24, 2009
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It seems fitting that for my 100th post I share a book that has hundreds of fun, low-cost activities for grandparents to share with their grandchildren whether they’re near or far. Grandloving: Making Memories with Your Grandchildren is written by a grandmother, Sue Johnson, and her daughter-in-law, Julie Carlson.

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Be a Go-to Grandparent Whether You’re Near or Far

November 20, 2009

Attend my Nov 21, 2009 presentation, “Learn how to be a go-to grandparent whether you’re near or far,” at Temple Beth Am in Los Altos Hills, CA. Everyone welcome.

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Thanksgiving Evokes Memories of Favorite Sweet Potato Recipe

November 17, 2009
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Thanksgiving family traditions evoke memories of cooking, playing games together, and an enduring Thanksgiving recipe for grapefruit-topped sweet potatoes.

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Relaxing the Rules When Grandma Visits

November 13, 2009
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When visiting grandchildren, grandmas should respect the parents’ routines. Parents should allow grandmas to have fun even if they have to bend the rules.

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Parentless Parents Need Surrogate Grandparents

November 10, 2009
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Parents who’ve lost their own parents find it hard to raise their children without grandparents. There is a website that is matching families with surrogate grandparents.

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