Activities

Nurture Your Grandchild’s Imagination

February 20, 2014
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By nurturing your grandchild’s imagination, you can play an important role in helping him become adept at solving problems, facing challenges and building his self-esteem.

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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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Make an Adorable Pine Cone Turkey for Thanksgiving

November 27, 2013
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My grandma friend Cindy volunteers in her granddaughter’s third grade classroom. This week she taught the class how to make pine cone turkeys for Thanksgiving.

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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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Solving the Morning Jumble

November 5, 2013
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For the past 45 years, my husband and I have begun our morning by solving the Jumble — the scrambled word game which appears in our daily newspaper.

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