September 2010

Granny Gomez and Jigsaw

September 30, 2010
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Deborah Underwood’s new book for kids, Granny Gomez and Jigsaw, is about a grandma who plays drums, climbs mountains, loves puzzles, and has a pet pig.

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Nurture Creativity in Your Grandchildren

September 27, 2010
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Grandparents have the energy and resources to nurture creativity in grandchildren. The key is to let go and leave artistic and inventive decisions up to the child.

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I Remember Grandma Amelia

September 23, 2010
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September 23 is my grandma Amelia’s birthday. A second generation San Franciscan, she was born in 1893 and lived in the City until she passed away at age 93.

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How to Raise a Child Who Loves to Read

September 21, 2010
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Reading Together gives a wealth of strategies, book titles, and conversation topics to help children find what to read, and then how to find meaning and pleasure in their reading.

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Online Storytelling Resources

September 17, 2010
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When I was growing up, I loved listening to my grandmother’s stories. Now I’m carrying on this tradition with the benefit of modern technology.

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Homeschooling Is the New Family Adventure

September 14, 2010
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This semester my daughter enrolled my 7-year-old granddaughter in a charter school for homeschooling. Homeschooling is not about sitting at the table and teaching. And it’s growing in popularity.

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GaGa Sisterhood Ranked in Top 12 Grandparent Blogs

September 9, 2010
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The GaGa Sisterhood was named one of the Top 12 GRANDparent Blogs in GRAND Magazine’s 1st Annual Best of the Web 2010 Awards. Their decision was based on criteria such as content, ease of navigation, Web traffic and overall look and appeal.

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