Holidays

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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Here’s the Halloween Phantom Poem

October 22, 2013

Have fun with the Halloween Phantom on your block. Secretly drop goodies at a neighbor’s house with a request to pass along the poem and goodies to two more neighbors.

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Homemade Love on Grandparents Day September 8, 2013

September 2, 2013
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One purpose of Grandparents Day is to honor grandparents. Here are some creative ideas that grandchildren can do to show their love and appreciation for their grandparents.

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8 Tips for Dealing with Difficult Relatives During the Holidays

December 20, 2012
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Holidays can be tough. Some people love them; some people dread them. It seems that one of the biggest challenges of the holidays is dealing with difficult relatives.

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Are You Guilty of Gift Giving Competition?

December 17, 2012
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Are you caught up in the gift giving frenzy this holiday season? Do you wonder whether the gifts you give your grandchildren will be as good as the “other” grandma’s?

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Holiday Gifts That Won’t Add Clutter

December 6, 2012
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Tara Keppler and Nina Coslov’s, authors of the award winning book, “food for thoughtful parenting,” offer gift ideas that won’t add to clutter or landfill

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Dr. Phil Offers Grandparents Advice for the Holidays

November 21, 2012
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Now that Dr. Phil (aka Phil McGraw) is a grandpa, he has some advice for grandparents on how to have a more peaceful, loving and thankful holiday season.

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