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, March 27, 2015

Easter ideas for Kids: Pompom Sheep, Resurrection Cookies, and More


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by Mary May Larmoyeux

Easter will soon be here … with its frilly baskets, chocolate-covered Easter eggs, and the Bunny Rabbit himself.

Of course Easter is much more than these things. Now is a great time to ... read more.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Recipe for Hungarian Shortbread


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by Mary May Larmoyeux

- by Helen Austin -

My husband, Jerry, and I aren’t much on desserts so I don’t make them very often. But I’m in a book club that meets monthly for coffee and dessert, and I get to host it about once a year. That’s when I like to try out new recipes; so far ...   read more.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Easter and Your Family


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by Mary May Larmoyeux


As a young man, Josh McDowell believed that Christianity was worthless. Attempting to disprove it, he spent more than seven hundred hours investigating the claims of Jesus. But instead of discounting Christ he ... read more.


Friday, March 13, 2015

Teen Mom and Desperate


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by Mary May Larmoyeux

When Tricia Goyer was 17 years old she was at a crisis point in her life. Six months pregnant, she wrapped her arms around her stomach and said, “God, I have messed up big time. If you could do ... read more.




Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Let's Make a Mexican Cheesecake


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by Helen Austin


Spring is here, and you know what's in the forecast. If you have anything of a reputation for entertaining, you can count on being asked to help host a bridal shower, graduation party, even a small wedding reception!

The days when you could get away with little one-bite sandwiches and pastel mints for such occasions are long gone. Party food has ...
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Friday, March 6, 2015


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by Mary May Larmoyeux


“Don’t be alarmed,” he said. “You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has risen! He is not here…” (Mark 16:6)

As Easter approaches, I’m once again reminded that we are just passing through this life. I hope that you will be with family and friends on Easter and that you’ll enjoy some family traditions.

Perhaps you’ll have an egg hunt for the kids or savor a holiday feast with loved ones.

A dear friend, Rita Goodgame, has made Easter Bunny Cakes ... read more.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Remembering Mom


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by Mary May Larmoyeux


My sweet mom recently met Jesus face-to-face! My brother, sisters, and I were so blessed to have such a wonderful mother!

As our family recently reminisced about Mom's life, we described her ... read more.