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Filling the Gaps: Sharing Ideas for How to Help Grandkids Learn, Grow and Be Healthy (in spite of all the negative influences young people face today)

There’s been much in the news lately about grandparents raising their grandkids due to factors such as military deployments and parental death or incarceration due to the opioid epidemic. More grandparents are also providing childcare for working parents, giving them a growing influence in the lives of their [...]

By | 2018-01-15T11:21:18+00:00 January 15th, 2018|

Create Some Fun With Your Grandkids for the New Year

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 [...]

By | 2018-01-02T11:42:55+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|

Solve This: Sophia's New Pet

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 [...]

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

5 Deadly Barriers to Curing Cancer

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 [...]

By | 2017-11-30T16:43:26+00:00 December 1st, 2017|

3 Reasons Why Being a Grandparent Is Good for You

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 [...]

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