November 2011

Toothbrushing Ritual: Name That Toonth

November 28, 2011
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Most kids don’t like their teeth brushed. Not my 8 and 4-year old granddaughters. They love it when I brush their teeth, because I play a game called Name That Toonth!

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Silly Thanksgiving Songs

November 21, 2011
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Here are some silly Thanksgiving songs adapted from familiar children’s tunes to sing at your family Thanksgiving dinner – guaranteed to bring smiles to all ages.

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Grandoodlez Helps Grandparents Bond with Grandchildren

November 14, 2011
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Eileen Meier founded Grandoodlez to help grandparents and grandkids stay connected by creating talking books, cards, doodlez, videos, and photos online.

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Fighting the Overprotective Impulse

November 7, 2011
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I know all about the free-range kid argument. Still, there is theory and then there is practice. I agree with the premise, but the truth is, I’m innately overprotective.

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Learning to Live in the Moment: Why Not Do It Now?

November 3, 2011
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Karl Pillemer interviewed older adults for the Legacy Project. The elders said to learn how to live in the moment rather than focusing only on our plans and ambitions.

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