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8 Ways Grandparents Can Help on Sick Days

“It’s not fair!” The pitiful lament from the sick little one as they sit by the toilet in the middle of a round of throwing up always tugs at my heart. I can’t disagree with them either. As I have always pointed out to my kids, and now to my grandkids, life is not fair! …

8 Ways Grandparents Can Help on Sick Days

“It’s not fair!” The pitiful lament from the sick little one as they sit by the toilet in the middle of a round of throwing up always tugs at my heart. I can’t disagree with them either. As I have always pointed out to my kids, and now to my grandkids, life is not fair! …

SandwichINK’s Blog Party Wrap Up

Ahhh, the party’s over. The 2009 Blog Party that is. A great time was had by all, many old sites were revisited, many new sites were discovered, and many many prizes are to be awarded over the next few days. As we wait with baited breath to see who won what, I thought I would …

Amazing Grace for the Sandwich Generation

Would you like to hear some amazing singing? I received the link to this in my email yesterday. It is beautiful! I wanted to share it with you so that you might take a few minutes to just let the music and the words soak into your heart and encourage you mightily. Il Divo I …

RX for Grandchild’s Illness

The flu is running rampant all across the country. Colds and sinus infections are keeping it company. Kids are sick, parents are sick, and grandparents are often helping to juggle doctor appointments, rock sick babies, and entertain the healthy and sick ones at the same time. This is a good time for Miss Spider and …

Grandchildren’s Homework Can Be Quite Educational

Current Events articles for elementary school projects have been around since I was a kid. This week, I had the pleasure of helping one of my grandkids work on a research project that included summarizing three articles from newspapers from the state of Connecticut. We happened to pick one that was about a dog therapist …

Holiday Savings On and Offline for the Sandwich Generation

Black Friday. I mentioned it in my post on November 22, but then realized you might not know what I was talking about. Black Friday is the name given by stores and extreme shoppers to the Friday after Thanksgiving’s mega-deal shopping madness and fun. Supposedly stores hope to move their accounting figures out of the red …