About Robert Martin

Children’s advocate and author Robert Martin writes books with his granddaughter Keira Ely, including the bestsellers “The Case of the Missing Crown Jewels,” and “SuperClara — a Young Girl’s Story of Cancer, Bravery and Courage.” Robert founded the nonprofit Bridge to a Cure Foundation to tear down the deadly barriers impeding the timely development of pediatric cancer treatments and cures.
12 12, 2017

Solve This: Sophia's New Pet

By |2017-12-12T11:48:04-05:00December 12th, 2017|

Sophia successfully spells her final word: “R-O-T-I-S-S-E-R-I-E.” The Charleston Middle School Spelling Bee crowd cheers wildly. But to her, it doesn’t seem fair, since she sees the word Rotisserie over the roasting chickens every time she and her mom go to the grocery store. However, she decides she'd [...]

15 11, 2017

3 Reasons Why Being a Grandparent Is Good for You

By |2017-11-30T16:33:14-05:00November 15th, 2017|

Being a grandparent is a uniquely powerful way to experience personal connection, family relationships, generational bonding and so much more. Here are three of the most meaningful ways grandparenting can impact your life, your health, and your overall well-being: 1. Stress Relief As a grandparent, you have the chance to [...]

6 08, 2015

Educating Your Grandchild: Filling the Void

By |2017-11-22T16:27:47-05:00August 6th, 2015|

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 [...]

24 07, 2015

Secret to Your Grandchild's Success

By |2017-11-29T16:15:04-05:00July 24th, 2015|

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 [...]

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