Looking for a couple of ways to wow your grandchildren for dessert, instead of the same old ice cream and brownies? These two super easy recipes will excite all the kids and show them whose got all the talent!*
Win this gift certificate (valued at $40) just in time for the perfect Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, birthday, or any ‘day’ celebration! Do you have loads of homemade art masterpieces your grandchildren have gifted you over the years, (or in the past few weeks!), but don’t know what to do with it all? PrintArtKids is a great modern answer to this (!) that extends way beyond the refrigerator. Perhaps you want to gift someone’s artwork and make it into something they keep as well. Even kids would love this as a gift to them – the possibilities are endless. This is definitely a thumbs up.
We are grandparents; however, right now, we are not necessarily in charge of our grandchildren, because we are the ones who are the most at risk. It’s hard to believe that we are the “elders” (not a word we love!), and that we have to be more than careful. In light of that, Grandparentslink has found online programs and websites to enhance the at-home experience for our grandchildren and for us. Pass this information on to your children so they can share with the grandkids. And, pick out the ones you might like for yourselves. After all, we’re in this together.
The role of being a grandparent is quite possibly one of the best adventures of life! Maybe you’ve longed to be a grandparent and now the time has finally come, or you might already be deep in the trenches. Wherever you are in your journey, it’s always a good idea to step back and explore yourself as a grandparent.
We are big fans of children’s books here at Grandparentslink! After all, many a life lesson can be learned in the simplest of ways. Take a look at some of our favorite quotes from children’s books that we still share daily, even in adulthood! We love the idea that maybe as grown-ups, we actually can appreciate and understand the power of these words. Take a look…
Grandparents have a role in the lives of their grandchildren, but what exactly is that role? Let your adult children take the lead and discuss your expectations with them.
Becoming a grandparent changes everything. Coupled with incomparable joy is uncertainty about where you fit in. Your role — not always appreciated by society — is vitally important in shaping a grandchild’s life. At the end of the day, you and the parents want what’s best for the child. But, as you may discover you don’t always share the same ideology, and you must take a step back and understand that you’ve entered their world, sometimes feeling like a foreign ambassador. And, what you may really need is a handbook for diplomacy!
Fall is such an exciting season with the weather getting cooler and the leaves turning beautiful colors. There are so many fun fall activities to do with kids so take a look at this list of over 100 fun and kid friendly ideas for making the most of fall!
Sometimes weather can put a damper on fun at grandma’s house, but don’t worry! We got you covered here with a couple of great activities that will keep the kids occupied no matter what season or weather forecast!
Do your grandchildren know how to swim? Would you like to assist them in learning valuable swimming skills?
#1 Bestselling Author for how to Empower your Child in Water and in Life, Michelle Lang is partnering with us, and giving away an autographed copy of her book! A MERMAID’S GUIDE!
In A MERMAID’S GUIDE, Michelle debunks old swim myths, like why you should STOP teaching your child to blow bubbles and what you should tell them instead. The book also gives you simple but important skills to teach your child starting in the BATHTUB that could save your child’s life.
To enter to win,
1. Follow us on Instagram @grandparentslink
2. Follow Michelle’s Instagram (Relaxation Based Lifestyle) @Be_a_rbl
3. Write a comment below.(Or ask a question you’re curious about in relation to the water!)
Contest ends on Monday, July 1st, at 11:30pm, Pacific time.
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.