October 21, 2008
Whenever people retire, you always want to get them a gift. There are some gift ideas that are played out, however. Ideas like custom pens, wooden clocks, and things like that are played out. Just ..
September 11, 2008
This is the season of list making and almost everyone has a list of who and what to buy for this Christmas. Many people will agree that sometimes the hardest people to buy for on their list are the ..
August 10, 2008
While many people know and would never think to look up their grandparents birth dates, those who do not have such basic information are always interested in ways to find out this and more about ..
August 07, 2008
The labeling of America's children with mental illness has facilitated an overall “system" that dictates a number of medical decisions that may devastate their lives in the future. This new ..
July 20, 2008
I've been thinking a lot lately about the amazing power of grandparents in women's development and growth. I cannot tell you how many clients have told me stories of how despite turbulent childhoods; .
July 13, 2008
As parents, we may have wished for many things for our children over the years. Some of these wishes may have included getting a good education, or securing a job that would make them happy, or ..
July 09, 2008
10 Fun Ideas to do With Your Grandchildren This Summer Are you looking for ways to have some summer fun with your grandchild? Summer is a time when most children get to go to their grandparents house .
July 05, 2008
Over 2 million grandparents in the US are raising their grandchildren. While there may be much joy and satisfaction, there are also many challenges that grandparents face. Legal Status You need to ..
June 28, 2008
Aside from free time, arts and crafts play is the most exciting time for the preschool student. The creative bug takes over and the imagination climbs to new heights! As an educator for these young ..
June 28, 2008
For a growing number of baby boomers, end of life issues are something we have to deal with now. And if not now, then in the near future. The shock of being told you're going to die cannot be ..
June 27, 2008
It does not matter if you are a home school educator or a preschool teacher, story time is an important part of any preschool student's educational experience. Story time can be as simple as ..
June 25, 2008
Over the last several decades, increasing numbers of grandparents have been legislated out of existence. In response, grandparents have joined together to get laws passed giving grandparents the ..
April 01, 2008
The more time passes, the more difficult it is for older people to find music that they enjoy. Fewer and fewer people are familiar with the songs that were popular in the 1930's, 1940's, and 1950's. ..
March 18, 2008
I picked up the ringing phone to be greeted by my seven-year old grandson. "Hi, Grandpa. " "Hi, Zak. What's up?" "Do you want to come to my T-ball game on Wednesday?" My heart raced a bit. This is ..
March 09, 2008
I was sitting down one day not sure whether to make dinner, phone the children, do the washing, prepare notes for work or maybe even wash my hair. I started to wonder how many other women were ..
February 23, 2008
What happened? You were just settling into the empty nest thing and everything was going smooth. Now there is constant noise and problems, problems and more problems. This is the life of a ..
February 23, 2008
As a fellow grandparent I am sure you will agree, the world is not what it used to be. According to the 2000 census there are 4.5 million grandchildren living with either one or both grandparents. ..
December 29, 2007
They shriek, they scream, they thump around the house slamming doors having the time of their lives, while my wife and I just cringe and leave them alone. Grandchildren on a stay-over create havoc in .
November 27, 2007
Grandma and Grandpa are one of the most difficult groups of people to buy gifts for. They probably have accumulated a fair amount of things and received many different gifts over the years. This ..
August 02, 2007
What is it about babies that makes us want to touch a woman's pregnant belly? What makes us want to nibble babies’ toes? Babies are human magnets. Their innocence and vulnerability draw us to ..
June 21, 2007
What you read in the next five to eight minutes will not qualify as one of the top ten professionally written articles of the year: guaranteed. But you will discover this: reflections created on ..