Encourage Persistence in Children

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We sometimes think that being good at something is an innate ability. But success is a function of persistence and hard work. Here are 7 ways to encourage persistence.

Create Your Own Family Memoir

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There is no greater gift you can give yourself and your children than to know more about your parents’ early years. Leslie Gilbert-Lurie offers a list of questions you can use to create a family history.

Cold Weather Activities For Children

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I just read about a fun winter activity to do with your grandchildren—track the temperature where you live. The idea comes from Rebecca Cohen, founder of Rebecca Plants.

Hallmark Recordable Books Make a Long-Distance Connection

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There are many high-tech ways to connect with our grandchildren. Here’s one more: Recordable Storybooks.They’re especially popular during the holiday season.

How to Build a Fire: And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew

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This book contains over 100 how-tos from the practical to the personal that will save you money, grow your confidence, make your life easier and help you have fun.