Grandpa is the one who says “yes” when Mom and Dad say “no.” He’s always eager to hear from you, whether you’re babbling incoherent nonsense as a toddler or consulting him about marital advice as an adult. Ultimately, Grand Dad is your go-to guy for perspective and practical advice, so give him the recognition he [...]
Remember the good old days before technology invaded nearly every part of your life?
Face-to-face conversations were a common occurrence, and nobody wore little buds in their ears. Back then the majority of drivers actually kept their eyes on the road, and there wasn’t some disembodied voice commanding you to take a [...]
Have you ever heard of a chemical called BPA? Bisphenol A, more commonly known as BPA, is an industrial chemical that has been used since the 1960s in the manufacture of many hard plastic bottles such as baby bottles and food containers. It is also used in the lining of metal food and beverage cans, [...]
November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and April is Autism Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s and autism have some similarities: they are both cognitive disabilities with a tendency to wander and the inability to find their way back home. According to the National Alzheimer’s Association, of the 5.3 million people with dementia 70% will wander throughout the course [...]
In today’s world, more and more kids are headed off, armed with cell phones in hand. Parents and grandparents usually get the cell phones for their kids for safety reasons and there are some very important things to remember when sharing this responsibility with your grandchildren. [...]
As summer time looms around the bend, grands face the challenge of keeping the g’kids occupied in ways that are more creative than simply allowing them to blindly turn on the computer and play video games nonstop for three months.
So, what else can they do on the computer?
Learn to type (“keyboard” in contemporary [...]
Wow-worthy reviews from DadDoes
Last month we looked at some great toys and tech for the grandkids. Now we turn the spotlight where it belongs—on you! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite tech products that are useful and fun, without being frustrating.
Digital photo frames have been around for years, but they were too [...]