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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Friday, August 29, 2014

Labor Day Is Coming



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by Mary May Larmoyeux

On Monday, September 1, we will celebrate Labor Day in the U.S. It became a federal holiday in the late 19th century to honor achievements of American workers.

Labor Day Weekend would be a good time to ... read more.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Children of Our Children


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by Mary May Larmoyeux

A few years ago, my then four-year-old grandson said something that just melted my heart. I was driving his big sis and him to a local farm to see some animals.

“Nana,” he unexpectedly said ... read more.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Pressures on Kids


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by Mary May Larmoyeux


The beginning of school can be filled with pressures for not only parents and teachers, but also kids. A friend's five year old asked her mom before starting kindergarten, "How will I know where the ... read more.




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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Finding Hope


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by Mary May Larmoyeux


There is so much violence in the world today. Do you ever shudder to think what your grandkids may face?

I do. And sometimes I feel fearful and want to ... read more.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Ideas for the beginning of school


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by Mary May Larmoyeux

School is about to begin. If you are a grandparent like me, how can we stay connected?

Here are some ideas. Choose one or two of them to encourage your grands who live nearby or far away … These ideas will work whether your grands go to ... read more.