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Introducing Your Grandchild to Your Pets Tips for Welcoming the Newest Member of Your Family -

pets and grandchildren

Tips for Welcoming the Newest Member of Your Family – Animals and children naturally get along. Your pet will love the attention it gets from its new little human friend and the baby will love its furry playmate. But things aren’t always easy. Tails can get pulled and babies can get attacked, so it’s a good idea to prepare well and …

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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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Grandparents Providing Childcare Do you want to provide childcare for your grandkids?

Grandparents and Child Care

Do you want to provide childcare for your grandkids? Most grandparents look for opportunities to spend plenty of time with their grandchildren, so if your son or daughter needs some help with long-term childcare for their children, you may be eager to help out. If you end up caring for your grandkids in this way, you will join over 5 …

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18 Awesome Outing Ideas for Grandparents and Grandkids

Photo Safari Outing With Grandson

You don’t make lifelong memories that your grandkids will cherish forever by sitting around the house. You need to get the kids away from the TV and video games, and give them a taste of all the fun and excitement life has to offer. Here are 18 ideas for outings for grandparents and grandchildren. Go Hunting Go out on the …

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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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Newbery Medal Winners 2015 – Books for Children & Youth


The American Library Association (ALA) announced 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 John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature was: “The Crossover,” written by Kwame Alexander, is the 2015 Newbery Medal winner. The book is published by Houghton Mifflin …

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Grandparent Valentine Ideas to Say “I Love You Grandchild”

Making Valentines Gifts

Aside from traditional store-bought cards and gifts, there are a wealth of gifts that can be personally created by grandparents for their grandchildren. Whether your grandchild lives nearby, or you are separated by many miles, you can make valentines a special day for your grandchildren. For the Little Ones For grandchildren between the ages of infancy and early elementary school, a …

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Grandparents. Grandkids, and Divorce

Grandparents, Grandchildren and Divorce

Grandparenting when families fall apart “Irreconcilable differences.” “We decided to go our separate ways.” “It’s just not working, and it’s time to move on.” “We’ve grown apart, and this is what we think will make things better.” These phrases seem so calm, respectful, and polite. However, they are often used to describe one of the most emotionally devastating experiences of …

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From Newborn to Toddler: The First Year of Development

From Newborn to Toddler-In-Training – Watching a baby reach developmental milestones is one of the greatest pleasures of grandparenthood. Whether your grandbaby lives with you full-time or just visits for occasional bonding time, you need to know what to watch for as they move toward their first birthday. They will change a lot in this first year, and you don’t …

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Grandparenting Across the Language Barrier

Overcome language barriers

We live in an increasingly diverse world. For grandparents, this means it’s likelier than ever that your grandchildren may grow up speaking a language other than English. If your grandkids can’t speak English or don’t speak it well, how are you going to create a lasting bond with them? It’s increasingly common these days for people to move overseas for …

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