Category: Experts Corner

What We See with Our Own Eyes

a special feature from Terri O’Grady Herschman*, Ph.D., LCSW

As a grandmother of 10 and mother of 4 grown adult children, I can honestly say that it has been so very upsetting to see all of my family so fatigued, stressed out, and stretched to the limits due to this environment of Covid. What we have all experienced will undoubtedly resonate for years to come

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A Most Personal and Mindful Discovery as a Parent and Grandparent

a special feature from co-founder Kay Ziplow of Grandparentslink

First and foremost- Happy Valentine’s Day to you and yours!
I want to take this moment to share a most intimate discovery in the evolution of relationships for grandparents on a very personal level. And, what better day… where the celebration of love is so acknowledged and embraced.

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Make Kindness A Priority

a special feature from Kay & Leslie, founders

“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” Dalai Lama

Does kindness matter? Yes, kindness does matter, and there are compelling reasons to make it a priority in our lives, for the world needs it now more than ever.

7 reasons why kindness matters
Research shows that repeated acts of kindness:

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Birthdays are Really a Bore.. Wrong, Wrong, Wrong!

Ever awakened to someone singing the tune of “Happy Birthday to you….” in your ear before you’ve even wiped the crust from your eyes?  And, while the sentiments were totally appreciated, truth be told, you actually were hoping that everyone would just FORGET that it’s your birthday! Right?  Well, you are NOT alone! Of course, we know that getting older is inevitable, but, when is it okay to stop celebrating? That stuff is for kids… right?! Wrong, Wrong, Wrong!

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Gray Rules!

a special feature from Kay Ziplow & Leslie Zinberg, founders grandparentslink.com

Did you know that in just ten years, the population above age 60 will have grown so much that other generations such as the millennials and Gen-Z will be outnumbered by them in the United States, China, and Japan? An interesting fact to consider that given the circumstances, we are living longer, fuller, and more active lives.

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Let’s Get the Kids off the Electronics – at least for a little bit!

Some Fun Learning Activities…with Boxes, Junk, and Books
an exclusive feature by Victoria Waller, Ed.D*

Right now, children and adults are on Zoom all day. And then, everyone is so exhausted that adults tend to allow children MORE screen time for games. STOP!

Here is a creative way to involve children with fun activities that involve books, creativity, and building, while promoting the “love of books and reading.”

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You Ate 54 Cow Brain Tacos in 8 Minutes?

An interview with the World’s Record Competitive Eater, Joey Chestnut
an exclusive feature compiled by Victoria Waller, Ed.D, with questions by Izzy and Sam, 6 years old

I will never, ever be surprised by what children’s passions are. I teach to their passions because when they are interested, they learn. For all parents and grandparents who are home with kids now and want a fun activity to do, find someone the kids are interested in, look up interesting facts about them on the internet and write them a letter. I’ve even had a child write Robert Ballard, the discoverer of the Titanic, and he wrote back.

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Grandparenting: Renew, Relive, Rejoice

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Get up close and personal with Leslie & Kay, founders of Grandparentslink.com, in this live radio interview with #Grand radio.
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