Archive | November, 2016


What we need now is superheros

The morning after the election . . . I’m feeling pretty discouraged right now.  I’ve been thinking about all the time I’ve wasted watching depressing and stressful news, much of which turned out to be wrong or at least irrelevant, and at all the time I spent worrying about “what if.” I didn’t sleep last […]

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Grandparent Take-Along Kits

Packing Activities in a Suitcase One of the topics we discussed at our second Grandparent Meetup was how to nurture relationships with grandchildren who live far away.  Favorites were frequent visits, FaceTime and Skype conversations, affectionate notes mailed regularly, and photo books. A follow-up conversation with a longtime friend of mine added a new dimension: […]

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