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10 Ideas for St. Patrick’s Day Fun with the Grandkids

St Patrick's Day Ideas for Grandkids

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. It doesn’t have the good PR of Christmas or Halloween, but there are plenty of ways you can make it fun for your grandkids. Here are 10 ideas for things to do with your grandkids on St. Patrick’s Day. Make Goofy Shamrock Hats Make a silly shamrock hat out of a paper …

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The Grandparent Scam Explained: What you need to know Fraud Awareness Education Helps

Western Union Grandparent Scam Video

Awakened by a phone call from a grandchild who is in trouble; of course you want to help. No-one ever thinks they could be tricked by a con, but fraudsters can be so good at social and emotional manipulation they might get past our best defenses. The “grandparent scam” has been reported to law enforcement for years and is still very …

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Caldecott Medal Winners 2015 – Distinguished Picture Book for Children

2015 Caldecott Medal Winners

The American Library Association (ALA) announced on 2/4/15 the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults at its Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. The Winner of the Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children was: “The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend,” illustrated by Dan Santat, is the 2015 Caldecott Medal winner. …

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In the News: Bill Clinton shares grandparent exuberance

Bill and Hillary Clinton with granddaughter Charlotte

In an January 14th appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers, the former president Bill Clinton noted that “So far my daughter has not had to discipline her overly exuberant grandparents too. much.” Like grandparents all over he admitted that his first Granddaughter Charlotte, born last September, has him wrapped around her finger. Granddaughter Charlotte is the first grandchild for …

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