By Ellen Blake
Grandparents are an eager to spend demographic.
Think about it - Most grandparents light up when you ask about their grandchildren. My friends share stories and pictures readily and often, and are willing to spend abundantly on the grandbabies even when they really cannot afford to do so.No matter
Author: Ellen Blake
Are you expecting a grandchild? Congratulations! What will they call you? Choosing a grandparent name is serious business; it is a name that will follow you for many years - Choose wisely!
You may feel "Grandma" sounds old and want to go with something more hip and creative. Or,
I always loved scavenger hunts as a kid!
If you want to plan a fun way to have your kids find their gifts this holiday season, here are 8 scavenger hunt clues for you to use.
These rhyming clues will lead your kids/grandkids to different places around the house, helping create even
by Harriet Gross
I was born in the mid-1930s, and was old enough to remember Pearl Harbor Day, the end of World War II, the mourning after the death of President Franklin Roosevelt. I am old enough now to have kept track of holiday changes in all the many years since.
As a grandkid, I know that living away from my grandparents has always been hard. It wasn’t just tough on Grandparent’s Day (September 8) or holidays. It was also when they missed the little things, like my school plays or when they couldn’t make it to my soccer games.
The good news
Nobody knows your child better than you do. But kids change...quickly. By the time the holidays roll around each year, they've probably developed a whole new set of likes and dislikes which makes gift giving hard. Here's a list of gifts which might work for kids with different types of
As the years fly by, we suddenly take on a whole new interest in what is going to slow down the aging process. We start to take a close look at our lifestyle and a closer look at those fountain of youth products. Eating better, getting proper rest and counting
From being over-involved to having high expectations, be mindful of these don'ts
(This story was originally published on Grandparents.com .)
It’s the most challenging job, one that requires a minimum of 18 years hard labor. “Parenting is front-loaded work,” said Michele Borba, parenting expert and author of The Big Book of Parenting Solutions, “because if parents
By Leah Dobkin
As our modern society places more emphasis on material things, it is easy to lose sight of what we think is important in our lives. Wealth is more than money and possessions. In fact, what you learn in life may be more valuable than what you earn. Consequently,
We came up with this fun 7 Layer Flag Dip today & it’s SO easy to make! We are sure this would be a huge hit at any 4th of July party.
7 Layer Flag Dip
1 Can of Refried Beans
1 Packet of Taco Seasoning
1 8 oz of Sour Cream
1 8 oz of Cream
by Leslie Farin
We want to thank Mike Briggs for his work with FIRST (Foundation for Ichthyosis & Related Skin Types). Ichthyosis is a family of skin disorders, relatively rare, that generally presents at birth and can be quite severe. Mike’s grandson, Adam, was born 16 years ago with ichthyosis. Little
Chef John's Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup
This recipe is one your Grandma will be so proud you made! This chicken noodle soup is such great comfort food!
Prep 20 min
Cook 20 m
Ready In 40 m
Recipe By:Chef John
"This soul-warming soup is deliciously simple -- just chicken and noodles. What makes it so good is