August 2011

Beautiful Blue Eyes Celebrates Children’s Eye Color

August 31, 2011
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Beautiful Blue Eyes by Marianne Richmond celebrates the unique thoughts, feelings and spirit of the blue-eyed boy or girl. The book is dedicated to her blue-eyed daughter.

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Rituals Create Lasting Memories for Children

August 26, 2011
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The simple rituals from our childhood can bring back such vivid memories of people and places we cherished and help create the bonds that define our relationships.

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Avoiding Favoritism Among Grandchildren

August 22, 2011
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The advice I’ve read about how to avoid favoritism among grandchildren is to spend equal time with each grandchild and focus on their unique strengths and interests.

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Books About Dolls for 7 to 10 Year Olds

August 16, 2011
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I recently read The Doll People to my 8-year old granddaughter who loved it. Here are some of our other favorite books about dolls for 7 to 10 year old readers.

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Homeschool Conference Debunks Homeschooling Misconceptions

August 12, 2011
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This new school year got off to a fantastic start with a Homeschool Conference in Sacramento, CA. As a grandma, I had the privilege of attending the conference.

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Birthday Surprise for a 99-Year Old Grandma

August 9, 2011
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My sister-in-law’s nephew asked his family and friends to send his grandmother birthday cards for her 99th birthday. His goal: for her to receive 99 birthday cards.

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Grandmother Remembers Helps Record Memories for Grandchildren

August 5, 2011
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Grandmother Remembers is a charming book that makes it easy for grandmothers to record their history for future generations with fill-in-the-blank questions and space for photos.

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