Setting Up a Reading Challenge with Rewards

Our eldest grandchild has just entered 4th grade; she will soon turn 10 years old. Yikes! That’s double digits, I’m not sure Grammie is ready for time passing so quickly but she is. We don’t reveal our grandchildren’s true names at their parents’ request, which we totally respect so you will see the children’s nicknames [...]

Grandparenting Leads to Grateful Moments

One of the most rewarding aspects of my life is the privilege I have of being a “Grammie” to three wonderful grandchildren. They add continual joy into mine and their “Poppy’s” world with all of the escapades we encounter with them. I often write about the family bonding activities we share with them as this [...]

What Does a Family Bonding Activity Cost?

Take a minute or two to remember when you were young. Like vacations you went on or some activity that you did with your family. As you are bringing up those memories think about and focus on what was the most important part to you.
If it was a vacation that you were thinking about what [...]

How to Show Your Gratitude on Valentines Day and Every Day

You see them everywhere this time of year;  candy hearts and flowers and stuffed bears oh my… Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Most people wait until the last minute then rush out trying to find the perfect card or trinket to show their sweetheart how much they care about them. It is [...]

Giving Thanks Activities for Thanksgiving Day

On this notable holiday families and friends gather to spend quality time together, share home cooked delicacies, and reflect on the passing year with all the blessings that have been bestowed on us. Many homes have family traditions during the holidays. Some of them evolve into Giving Thanks Activities for Thanksgiving Day.
Giving Thanks Activities
On [...]