Every day the news shows us another story where someone did something awful. It seems many people have lost the values that many of us were brought up with. I have to wonder—where is the responsibility? Where is the discipline? Where is the leadership? Where are the standards?
When I married my husband, I wanted to be the best possible grandmother to his brood of nine blended grandchildren. Now that more than 20 years have passed, I have developed some thoughts on the art of bonding with grandchildren in a blended family.
This week, winter weather may have you feeling down, but over here, we’re celebrating. Join us for this week’s best tips for living and loving with joy.
Traveling has played a vital role in my life and in many of yours and I am glad to read how many grandparents are traveling with grandchildren. How fortunate the little darlings are. Seeing the world in a multi-generational group, grandparent and grandchildren adds depth and meaning to the experience, for the entire family. Today, almost 50% of grandparents travel with grandchildren.
We’ve all been there. The first crush. That rush that takes us by surprise, whether we are 5 or 19. Unexpected most of the time. I’m a positive psychologist in private practice for over 35 years. I can tell you, love is a big problem. Whether it is falling in love, or being in love, or not being loved, or trying to forget about a lover. No matter what stage of life, love can be a royal pain if not understood. Here’s what you can do…
A blended family is not a gift… IT IS AN ACHIEVEMENT! That’s why today I am sharing how to be an extraordinary step-grandparent.
The book is a keepsake journal of your life, your values, your family history and your wisdom and dreams for your Grands that you will pen in your own words and gift to your Grands as a ‘keeper,’ a lifetime heirloom.
Being miles and miles away from your grandchildren can make it tough to stay connected, but not impossible! Here’s my advice…
Why you must pass on your life lessons to your grandchildren and a few ideas to inspire you to do so!
Holidays spent with family can be amazing…or agonizing. Here are 5 ways to survive the holidays with family while keeping grace — and sanity — intact.