(Editor’s Note: Grandparents are always looking for fun new ways to improve the lives of their grandchildren. We want to share experiences and expose them to nature and history. A trip to the Marorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park in Florida fills that need and more).
By Florida Department of Environmental Protection
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Exceptional quality picture books that are perfect read-alouds for little ones
By Jan Parish, MEd
“There was one little baby who was born far away. And another who was born on the very next day. And both of these babies, as everyone knows, had ten little fingers and ten little toes.”
By Jack Levine
Investing in Children
David Lawrence Jr.
The Children’s Movement of Florida is a coalition of 325,000 Floridians dedicated to ensuring that children become the number-one priority of state lawmakers and decision-makers and that every child in Florida gets a full chance at the American dream.Jack Levine, special correspondent for GRAND [...]
By Debra Karplus
I’m organizing some drawers and stumble upon a shoebox containing five years of my diaries from the 1960s. They are covered with some green-ish moldy-looking stuff, but they don’t smell funky. But, perhaps my sixty-something year old sense of smell is not as acute as it used to be.
These days you [...]
By Debra Karplus, MS
Want to feel grand about your life? Try volunteering. Whether you’re retired or perhaps you’re still working, a little bit of your time donated to a cause or event that you’d like to help support goes a long way and promises to be greatly appreciated by the recipient.
Volunteer at [...]
By Debra Karplus, MS
If you want to keep in touch with your grandchildren, you certainly need to be well-versed on using e-mail with its protocols and quirks, and better yet, you’ll want to have a presence on social networks, and become adept at texting, despite some lost dexterity [...]
Editor’s Note: Today’s grandparents know that their grandkids are very tech savvy and so are they. Reading Meet Heckerty together is a cool way to connect and bond with your grandkids. The app is free…check it out!
Meet Heckerty, the first in Broomstick Productions’ Love From Heckerty series of apps, is a beautifully told [...]