Grandloving Offers Hundreds of Creative Activities to Do with Your Grandchildren

Grandloving cover

It seems fitting that for my 100th post I share a book that has hundreds of fun, low-cost activities for grandparents to share with their grandchildren whether they’re near or far. Grandloving: Making Memories with Your Grandchildren is written by a grandmother, Sue Johnson, and her daughter-in-law, Julie Carlson.

Be a Go-to Grandparent Whether You’re Near or Far

Attend my Nov 21, 2009 presentation, “Learn how to be a go-to grandparent whether you’re near or far,” at Temple Beth Am in Los Altos Hills, CA. Everyone welcome.

Thanksgiving Evokes Memories of Favorite Sweet Potato Recipe

Sweet Potato Casserole

Thanksgiving family traditions evoke memories of cooking, playing games together, and an enduring Thanksgiving recipe for grapefruit-topped sweet potatoes.

Relaxing the Rules When Grandma Visits

Grandma and grandson in hammock

When visiting grandchildren, grandmas should respect the parents’ routines. Parents should allow grandmas to have fun even if they have to bend the rules.

Parentless Parents Need Surrogate Grandparents

Grandma and grandson

Parents who’ve lost their own parents find it hard to raise their children without grandparents. There is a website that is matching families with surrogate grandparents.