December 2011

Caroling on Christmas Day Spreads Joy

December 27, 2011
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On Christmas morning, I sang Christmas carols to hospitalized veterans at a Veterans Administration Hospital. The experience was incredibly uplifting and exhilarating.

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GaGa Sisterhood Celebrates Its 8th Year

December 15, 2011
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Last week, 20 of our members celebrated the 8th anniversary of the GaGa Sisterhood. After lunch, we sat in a circle and told stories about what defines us as grandmas.

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Questions to Get Your Kids Talking

December 13, 2011
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What’s really going on when your kids are at school? When I ask my kids about how their day went, how do I get them to say more than “fine” or “good?”

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How to Create Your Own Top Ten Toy List

December 9, 2011
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Everyone has seen those lists of Ten Hot Toys that run this time of year. My recommendation–ignore them! These qualities of a good toy will help you create your own list.

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How to Talk to Little Girls

December 6, 2011
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What is the first thing you say to a little girl when you meet her, when your friend’s daughter comes over to play, when you see her at church or at a restaurant?

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