Creative Grandma Uses Technology to Read to Children With Stories and Devotions
Technology can be a challenge for the Baby Boomers, but this former teacher and now grandma has found a way to stay connected to children by YouTube. Fun stories and even devotions are part of this adventure into the world of YouTube.
Grandmas Do More Than Bake Cookies in Delightful Family Story and Picture Book
Today's grandmas are different and contribute actively to a family's lifestyle. Share this delightful story of how this grandma demonstrates that she can do more than bake cookies. Adventures abound as she dances, played video games with the kids, and going to zumba classes.
Unplanned Parenthood: When Grandparents Are Parenting Grandchildren
"Just when you think you know what love is, along come the grandchildren." It was not in the game plan, but necessity is truly the mother of THIS invention called grand-parenting.
A Nostalgic Look at my Grandma's Youth and Life in Early 20th Century Leeds
My grandma Ivy Trigg (nee Garnham) grew up in Yorkshire, in the UK, in the early 1900s, in a district where families were so poor that children were often barefoot in the street.
Life With My Grandad: A Nostalgic Look Back at the 19th and 20th Century Focusing on My Family's History
Born in 1906, my grandad, Frank Trigg, was an enterprising young man who ran his own upholstery business from his early 20s until he retired in his 70s, surviving childhood illness and two world wars.
Beware of the Grandparent Scam: It's Becoming More Sophisticated
The "grandparent scam" is becoming more sophisticated because the thieves now use social media to get personal information. Be suspicious if you're asked to wire money to a "loved one" in trouble.
Tips on Preparing to Become the Best Grandparents
It isn't always easy preparing to be Grandparents but there are things that you can do, even if your relationship with new Mummy and Daddy isn't easy. To connect with your grandchild you can: write a personal letter to them about your life's history, make a Family Tree, make a cross stitch sampler or a patchwork quilt for them - even if you have never done anything like that before.