Happy New Year, everyone! What are you most looking forward to in 2018? I’m looking forward to a year of creating fun with my grandchildren.
My granddaughter Keira Ely and I will be publishing a new installment of The Keira and Papa Detective Agency series, “The Case of the Golden Key.” […]
If you are fortunate enough to have grandkids, you know what a treasure they are. They brighten your life with their smiles and laughter and help keep you active, playful and energized. And you can play an important role in their lives by being an emotional rock, a wise friend […]
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 worked hard for […]
Remember the “Cancer Moonshot” that former Vice President Joe Biden launched? It’s now called “Cancer Breakthroughs 2020,” and aims to find vaccine-based immunotherapies against cancer. More than 50 leading cancer doctors recently released a report recommending 13 priority areas to speed up the process.
The priorities include worthy […]
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 […]
What’s preventing our great medical minds from developing effective cancer treatments? What all successful organizations have in common that is missing in medical research is the following: 1. Access to information. 2. Fast, reliable product development processes. 3. A culture of collaboration.
What is it that keeps us going through the hardest of times? What gets us up in the morning and gives us the strength to get through a tough day? For me it’s hope, love, and laughter; that’s why my granddaughter Keira and I wanted to create a story that […]
As a grandparent, I’m always trying to think of new ways to connect with my grandkids—new ways to encourage them, help them grow and thrive, and support them in having a happy, fulfilling life.
When my granddaughter Clara was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, […]
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 […]