Welcome to a place where we can share ideas about grandparenting, especially ways to pass spiritual values and family stories to the next generation.

Mary is the co-author of The Grandparent Connection: 365 Ways to Connect With Your Grandchild's Heart.
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Co-author of The Grandparent Connection: 365 Ways to Connect With Your Grandchild's Heart

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Friday, July 25, 2014

Indoor Picnics


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by Mary May Larmoyeux

So far this summer, we have been so fortunate in Arkansas where Pops and I live. We haven’t reached triple digits yet, and the weather this week has been wonderful.

Whether it’s too hot, too cold, or just right outside, it’s always time for an indoor picnic 
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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Do you need a little peace and calm

by Mary May Larmoyeux

Would you like to have peace and calm today? Anne Morrow Lindberg said, “Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a day like writing a poem or saying a prayer.”

The other evening ... read more.

Friday, July 18, 2014

The First Man to Walk on the Moon


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by Mary May Larmoyeux

July 1969 was an historic month. But not because of what was happening on Earth. That’s when history was being made approximately 230,000 miles away, on the moon. ... read more.

Photo courtesy NASA

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Good Ole Days


by Mary May Larmoyeux

“This reminded me of a wonderful way of life,” my friend Carroll Hertzfeldt said.

” … Of course that was all before my mom ‘abused’ us by giving us a good lickin’ on the butt. Well deserved for ... read more.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Is it Time for Granny Camp?

by Mary May Larmoyeux

Have you ever heard of Granny Camp … or Cousins’ Camp?

Anne Dierks, grandmother of fourteen grandchildren, has hosted what she calls Granny Camp for more than a decade. The Dierks’ grandchildren live in various states and ... read more.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

When Your Life Stinks



by Mary May Larmoyeux

We all have those times when, as one friend said, life just stinks.

A loved one dies … a friend betrays us … a child rebels … a baby is struggling for life .

Not too long ago I found myself in one of those places. A place that I  couldn’t “fix.” ... read more.


Friday, July 4, 2014

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Another Day for an American Hero


by Mary May Lamoyeux

As we prepare to remember Independence Day, may we think of the brave men and women over the centuries who have made our freedom possible.  Roy Kaden is one of those men. As far as his family and the public were concerned, Lt. Col. Roy Kaden’s top-secret ... read more