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Long-Distance Grandmas Are Thankful for Technology Advances

December 4, 2013
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Technology often gets a bad rap because it keeps people from personally engaging with each other. But there are times when technology is just what you need for communication.

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Website Pairs Surrogate Grandparents With Parentless Parents

November 18, 2013
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Christene wanted her daughter to have grandparents, so she started the website surrogategrandparenting.com, which matches parentless parents with surrogate grandparents.

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Everyday Rituals Are the Glue that Bonds Families

October 7, 2013
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Holiday traditions are important but the simple rituals we do everyday when we greet each other, sit down to meals or say goodnight create the true tapestries of our family.

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Creative Grandma Enjoys Scavenger Hunt with Grandchildren

August 21, 2013
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This summer Francis and her grandchildren are participating in the SJMN News 2013 Road Trip Scavenger Hunt. The goal is to snap photos of 20 items during your summer travels.

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Homeschooling Fosters Creativity and Entrepreneurship

August 8, 2013
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Homeschooling lessons can be found in everyday moments. My two granddaughters learned valuable entrepreneurial skills at the Annual Homeschool Conference Artisan Craft Fair.

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Grandma Announcement Gift

June 26, 2013
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First-time parents-to-be who are looking for a clever way to announce “You’re going to be grandparents,” will find ABC3D makes the perfect gift to give the new grandparents.

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My Mother and My Granddaughter Share a Love of Fashion

May 29, 2013
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Is there a fashion gene? My mom has always been a creative woman who loves fashion. Recently, my 10-year old granddaughter, Juliet, has shown the same love of fashion.

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