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Gratitude: A Healthy Thanksgiving Recipe

These are hard times. And life is hectic for all of us – especially around Thanksgiving, when we remember how our families celebrated in years past. Holiday images in the media can be seductive and exaggerated. Before you know it, you’re rushing around and trying to conform to unrealistic expectations. Photo courtesy of Jeff Ratcliff, FreeDigital Photos.net Perhaps you’re worried that old family dynamics will surface as soon as you all get together. Will the cousins wonder why your 35 year old son is moving back home? Or what if … Continue reading

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Grandmothers Value Special Holiday Celebrations

Now that we are into December, the holiday season has begun in earnest, prompting grandmothers into action as they search for ways to prepare for holiday celebrations with the grandkids. Chanukah begins tonight and Christmas and Kwanzaa are just over three weeks away. So we’ve got more tips today about how to enjoy the holidays with your grandchildren, whether they live close to you or far away. When your grandkids live nearby, you benefit by being an integral part of their lives. You likely have the chance to spend time … Continue reading

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Tips for Grandmothers During the Holidays

This time of year, the role of grandmother can be most rewarding, especially if you and you grandchild spend some of the winter holidays together. Ours just visited for Thanksgiving and we all enjoyed being together to celebrate. While buying and giving presents is important, the most significant gift you can give your grandchild is your presence, attention and love. And you know the best gift you can receive back is a great big hug. For some budget-friendly and fun activities to do with your grandkids this holiday season, here’s … Continue reading

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