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5 Ways to Help Your Grandkids with College

Help Grandkids with College

You probably remember when it was possible to pay for college with the money you earned from part-time and summer jobs. Now, unless your grandchildren develop the next Facebook or Snapchat, those places of summer employment are simply not going to be good enough. Over the past four decades, college tuition has increased at double the inflation rate, putting a …

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Grandparents Day Around the World When is Grandparents Day Celebrated in other Countries?

Grandparents Day Around the World

Grandparents Day began in the United States in 1978. It has spread to numerous countries world-wide. While many countries celebrate some form of grandparents there is no recognized world wide Grandparents Day. Some countries set a specific day (ex: July 26th), while others set it on a particular weekend (ex: 2nd Sunday of October). In Australia, Grandparents Day has been adopted one state at …

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Review: Sharing Pictures with Photobucket Photo Sharing with Photobucket for Grandparents and Grandchildren

Photobucket is one of the most popular and most trusted photo sharing sites. It’s been around a long time and earned a great deal of praise. One reason is its extensive editing features. Another is its ease-of-use and easy sharing. Here’s a review of Photobucket for grandparents considering using it for photo sharing.   Editing Photobucket has a whole array …

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Review: Sharing Pictures on Facebook Photo sharing for Grandparents and Grandchildren

Facebook isn’t a photo sharing site specifically. It’s just a regular social media site where you can also share photos, in addition to other stuff. But Facebook is useful for sharing photos for several reasons. The main reason why Facebook is good for sharing pictures is that it’s the world’s biggest social media site. With so many people using it, …

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Review: Shutterfly Photo sharing for Grandparents and Grandchildren

shutterfly photo

Photo sharing for grandparents and grandchildren Our first review in the series of photo sharing options for grandparents is Shutterfly one of the oldest, most popular and most trusted photo sharing sites. It’s known for its high quality and usability. One of the great things about it is that you get unlimited storage for absolutely free. Shutterfly can do this …

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Introducing Your Cat to Your New Grandchild

Introducing your Cat and your grandchild

Cats and grandbabies can become great friends, but you need to start things off on the right foot. If you haven’t already, please read this article on the basics of introducing pets to grandchildren. In this article, you’ll learn some cat-specific tips and ideas for making the introduction as smooth as possible. Cats generally don’t like change. You’ve probably noticed …

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A Grandparent’s Guide to Feeding Teens Healthy Foods Tips for filling teens and preteens “bottomless pits” and “hollow legs” with healthier food choices

Healthy Snacks for Teen Grandchildren

When a child reaches puberty, his body begins growing and changing incredibly fast. Many teens can grow several inches and gain twenty or more pounds over the period of just a couple years. To fuel this rapid development, many teens develop voracious appetites. Parents and grandparents are frequently astonished at how quickly the pantry supplies are depleted after a grocery …

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Game Time with the Grandkids Game Suggestions for School-Aged Kids

Games with Grandkids

With nasty weather trapping thousands in the house this winter, school aged kids naturally get pretty bored after school. Many kids turn to electronic gadgets to fill their after-school hours. However, there is a limit to how many times kids can play Angry Birds and other video games. Additionally, many kids get antsy and irritable when they spend too much …

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Introducing Your Dog to Your New Grandchild

Dog and granddaughter

Dogs are pack animals by nature. In time, your dog will come to see the grandchild as another member of its “pack” (your family). But things may be rocky at first. The key is to be well-prepared and control the situation when your dog meets your grandchild. If you haven’t already, please read this general article on introducing pets and …

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Dr. Seuss Day 2015 March 2nd is Dr. Seuss's Birthday!

Dr. Seuss Day 2015

Are you in the generation that saw the Dick and Jane reading primer give way to the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss? Born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts, on March 2, 1904, Dr. Seuss published his first children’s book in 1937. The book, “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” was rejected by 27 publishers before it finally …

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