Facebook – What I Don’t Like About It

– July 2010 Facebook is one of our family’s favorite sites, allowing us to stay connected no matter how far away we live. My children upload photos of the grandkids and update us on their lives. One quick post and our entire large family all know what’s going on. It’s a great way to keep […]

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Chicken Pox Adventures

My youngest daughter and her family went camping last weekend. After their first night in the tent, Grandson had spots all over his forehead. Looked like he was attacked by an army of mosquitoes. By noon, Grandbaby Girl had them too and Grandson was covered. Being the all-wise grandmother I am, I looked at the […]

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Activities To Share With Your Grandkids

Since summer is stretching ahead of us and your grandkids will probably be bored before you know it, I’ve got some ideas. These are excerpts from my guide called “How To Create Newsletters Your Grandkids Will Treasure.” I’ve chosen a few of the hobby and activity related ideas and hope you can make use of […]

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Today is National Day of Hope, so I thought I’d write about one of our hopes. Next week would have been the 6th birthday of my great-granddaughter Sara. It’s been a while since she left us, not long after her second birthday, the result of a tragic accident. Every day we think of her and […]

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Creating Memories

One of the best things you can give to a child is the gift of a memory.  The memories you create when you’re with them and those that you share from your life. Grandkids especially love to hear stories about their parents when they were growing up. When my youngest daughter was about four years […]

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The Death of a Pet

Children and pets. They go together like peanut butter and jam. When our kids were small, we had almost every pet you could think of – except snakes. I even managed to live with a small lizard in my house and it wasn’t as bad as I thought it might be. The down side of […]

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Worn Out

These grandkids are wearing me out. They’re cute and cuddly, they say and do the funniest things, but they’re like the battery that keeps going and going. And my energy is gone and gone. Women don’t usually have children past middle age for a reason – we can’t physically keep up with the little darlings. […]

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Using Windows Movie Maker

There are a number of programs that are included with your Windows operating system. One of them is Windows Movie Maker and I encourage you to try it if you haven’t already. It’s meant for short movies created from existing photos, Powerpoint slides, videos, or directly from your webcam. The special effects and transitions allow you to create a […]

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