By Patricia Patti
Despite the comical antics and jokes cleverly played out in the new holiday released movie, Parental Guidance has several life lessons. The film shows the struggle between generations and different views on child rearing. The movie’s conflicts are so fundamentally human, making the audience smile, no matter which side you [...]
By Colleen Sell
Easy-peasy projects that make learning about ecology fun for everyone!
The ideal crafts project for kids has four characteristics:
It is enjoyable and relatively easy to do. It can be made with materials you have or can purchase easily and inexpensively. It helps your grandchild [...]
A Poem for My New Grandson
By Debra Karplus
Welcome to the world, little boy.
You’ve brought our family so much love and joy.
Sleep peacefully, baby, your world is still safe, warm, soft and kind.
I gaze at you and imagine about the future path you might find.
Will you be creative like your [...]
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Editor’s Note: We wanted to reprint this eulogy for Aaron Swartz, as he was someone’s grandson and he deserved to live a long and productive life. Suicide by young people is rising especially in the military.
Aaron Swartz was an internet leader and free-speech advocate. He helped organize the worldwide movement to keep [...]
By Pat Burns, Movie Reviewer and West Coast Editor for GRAND Magazine
Catriona McKenzie’s first feature film, “SATELLITE BOY,” is about an elderly grandfather, Jagamarra (David Gulpilil), and the life lessons he teaches his 10-year-old grandson, Pete (Cameron Wallaby). Pete, who was abandoned by his mother, lives with his sage grandfather in a [...]
GRAND MEMORIES AND MOMENTS
By Alice Muschany
“It’s the things you learn after you know it all that count.”
— John Wooden
Our grown kids threw a party when my husband and I finally purchased cell phones.
After wearing myself out running [...]