Educating Your Grandchild: Filling the Void

As grandparents, we know the importance of education. We value the teaching profession and the importance of providing them with the right tools, resources and rewards to be successful and motivated. As we do, I am confident that we will restore our global leadership position in education and dramatically improve our rankings in math, science and reading. For statistical data […]

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Secret to Your Grandchilds Success

Studies have proven that children who learn to delay gratification lead happier and more successful lives. This study from James Clear and this one from NCBI support this.

The study proves that establishing the discipline of postponing gratification at an early age is an attribute that serves children well throughout their lives It makes sense. If kids […]

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Bad Call at Second

It’s November 8, 2020, the last game of the World Series: the White Sox vs. the Cubs. A first. The stadium is also a first. It’s electronic. No need for umpires. 76,000 hidden sensors strategically located throughout the park, rule balls, strikes, foul balls, stolen bases and close plays. Even the players’ clothing and mitts are embedded with sensors.

The world […]

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Africa by Janice Lamattina

We have a tradition of taking each of our grandchildren on a “special trip with Poppy & JJ”, usually when they are about 10 years old.

When it was time for our twins’—Lily and Spencer—trip, the destination was Botswana! EVERYONE was excited anticipating our first safari! Mom and Dad were coming along as well—no one wanted to miss this big adventure. […]

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