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Empathy for Long Distance Grandmas

June 23, 2014
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This week I got to meet my newest granddaughter who was born June 5 and lives an hour’s plane ride away. Now I have much more empathy for long distance grandmas!

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A Tribute to My Mother on Mother’s Day

May 9, 2014
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My birthday falls the day before Mother’s Day which I’ll celebrate with my 91-year old mom who continues to inspire me with each new stage of her life.

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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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