Grandparenting


Toys For Christmas: Grandma Knows Best Family / Grandparenting / Kids

In a year where our kids have likely had to spend more time than usual online with screens, it’s the perfect time to bring back some favourite toys and introduce some fun new ones that will help develop other skills, while providing some fantastic play time. As a first time Grandma, and a veteran mom of four, I’ve seen the toys that my kids loved...

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How To Prepare To Be a Grandparent Family / Grandparenting / Kids / Life / Lifestyle

Grandparent Prep 101. Seems like there’s a special day for everything now. National Donut Day. National Daughter Day. National Second Favorite Stove Element Day. But recently there’s really only one that matters on my calendar, and that’s National Grandparents Day, coming up on September 13th. It’s the first time I get to celebrate this day. My own grandparents passed away when I was in my...

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Tips on Grandparenting During a Pandemic Family / Grandparenting / Kids

Take it from me. Once you have a grandchild all you want to do is hold them. At least until they start crying, and then we hand them back, right? Myth buster: even then we still want to hold on to them.  Unfortunately, the truth right now is that many of us grandparents, new and veteran, aren’t getting the chance to be as close to...

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