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Ask Dr. Gramma Karen Offers Advice for Moms and Grandmas

March 26, 2014
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In her new book, Ask Dr. Gramma Karen, advice columnist Karen Rancourt offers help for dealing with the thorny issues that come up between young parents and grandparents.

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The Life Organizer Makes Room for Chaos and Interruption

February 11, 2014
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The Life Organizer by Jennifer Louden is a feminine, heart-based approach to life planning that allows for chaos and interruption without needing to know the “big picture.”

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Breaking Our Addiction to Speedy Lifestyles

February 5, 2014
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Stephanie Brown has identified an addiction that has taken hold of our culture–the desire for “speed” as the path to happiness. She gives us guidelines for slowing down.

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Hands Free Mama: Letting Go of Distractions and Perfection

January 15, 2014
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Rachel Macy Stafford had a disease, which she diagnosed herself: The Disease of Distraction. In Hands Free Mama, she shares the cost of that distraction and how to cure it.

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Blunders Board Game Makes Learning Manners Fun

November 25, 2013
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Grandparents play an important role in teaching grandchildren social skills, according to a recent study. How do we teach etiquette in a way that’s fun but not preachy?

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Boost Your Self-Esteem – Tell Yourself You’re Awesome

June 19, 2013
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Why are we so hard on ourselves instead of having high self-esteem like our young grandchildren? We need to realize that our Inner Critic is a Big Fat Liar.

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Boomers, Find Your Inner Artist

May 21, 2013
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If you’ve dreamed of playing an instrument or becoming a writer or artist, there’s a higher likelihood of it happening in your sixties than any other time in your life, according to Francine Toder.

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