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Grandparents Should Leave The World a Better Place

While the promotion of self-sufficiency is admirable, government entitlements warrant preservation since they provide a financial safety net.

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Grandmother Brags About Her Junior Space Cadet … Literally

Rayna first heard about the eclipse months ago and, as she is wont to do, she needed to learn everything she could about it.

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Grandparents Raising Grandkids: 3 Things to Know

Oftentimes, grandparents become primary caregivers due to unforeseen circumstances. Here are three things those taking on this responsibility should consider.

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A Grandmother Asks: Don’t All Little Girls Want To Dance?

The September after I turned 4, all my neighborhood friends went off to kindergarten. I wanted to go to school too, but I was more than six months younger and ineligible.

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What is it about my grandkids and vehicles?

When Miriam, our first grandchild, was not yet speaking a language totally comprehensible to the rest of us, she was especially fond of garbage trucks.

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The dirt on raising healthy kids

Before my daughter-in-law Elizabeth was pregnant with the little girl that would be our first grandchild, she told me, “I want you to know that when we have children, I’m going to let them eat mud pies. I mean real mud pies.

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