“We have the opportunity to nurture our children and foster their growth as we learn to let go and allow them to reach their full potential. This is one of the best gifts we can give to our children.” Excerpt from “Mothering with Courage”, by Bonnie Compton
A terrarium is such a fun and easy way to do something together with a child no matter what age. When creating a miniature garden grown inside a covered glass or plastic container, remember, this is a low maintenance project and an easy way to incorporate plants into your home.
Here at Grandparentslink we are always looking for new storybooks to read and share with our viewers, because who doesn’t love cozying up with your grandchild and reading a story together?! (And, it’s a plus when we get to steal them away from their tablets and TV’s) …wouldn’t you agree?
Reading will make your grandbaby smarter. Here are tips to tune your tot into text.
Do babies really care if you read to them? Absolutely! And it’s never too early to start. “Reading to even the youngest of babies helps their brains establish neural pathways, which are the building blocks to all future learning,” says Linda Nelson, senior curriculum developer for KinderCare, a leading provider of early childhood education and care.
Do you play with your grandchildren? Do you give them the freedom to play by themselves? Hopefully you do. Please take a look at the following report from The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and make play a part of your life with your grandkids. You both will reap the benefits.
So every year we give you, Grandparents and parents alike, our exclusive ‘fun holiday days to remember’. Why? Because everyone here at GrandparentsLink.com: our staff and our founders, Leslie & Kay, believe that celebrating with your friends and family is as important as brushing your teeth! Well this year we are putting a twist on those dates and giving you the fun YUMMY dates to remember!