Our Nation’s “First Grandmother,” Marian Robinson

Marion Robinson

Michelle Obama’s mother will move into the White House to help care for her grandchildren. Will we see the “Grandmother Effect?”

It’s Thanksgiving, Focus on the Good Stuff


Mike Robbins’ Focus on the Good Stuff is a wonderful book, particularly for these challenging times. And with Thanksgiving coming, how do we keep from getting caught up in all the negative media and remember what we are thankful for?

A New Thanksgiving Tradition for Your Grandchildren


I’ve been hosting Thanksgiving for over three decades and I’m always looking for new traditions to share with my family. A few years ago I came up with one that’s fun for all generations.

Take Your Grandchildren to the New California Academy of Sciences


Visiting the new California Academy of Sciences with your grandchildren

Grandparents Volunteering in the Classroom

Many grandparents find fulfillment volunteering in the classroom