Thanksgiving

Fun and easy crafts for kids as well as boomers and seniors are grand for the weeks before Thanksgiving, especially after a big move.

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Daily news & resources for Sandwich Generation boomers & seniors caring for aging parents while raising kids or babysitting grandchildren.

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Psalm 79:13 is a great verse for grandmothers, reminding us to encourage our grandkids in the Lord. This Word-Filled Wednesday photo is great for the fridge. :)

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First Sunday of Advent is 11/29/09. Start with an Advent wreath of 5 candles –4 red, 1 white- and join us weekly for Advent resources for the whole family.

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Simplify, enjoy Thanksgiving flowers, and share the work are just some of the ways Senior Home Care Givers can ease Thanksgiving stress and enjoy it more.

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Many senior home care givers have aging parents with long-term chronic illnesses such as cancer. That doesn’t mean they can’t enjoy the holiday season…

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Twitter resources for Sandwich Generation senior home care givers including Aricept info, resources for homeschooling programs, dementia care help and more.

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It’s time to start thinking about making a special Advent calendar with our grandkids, along with other special ways to celebrate the season with them…

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Tis the season to start the holiday fun – both with local grandkids and long distance grandchildren – and SandwichINK has fun ideas for you and YOUR grandkids.

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Thanksgiving and Christmas and the days in between are often full of family get-togethers, reunions, and holiday parties. They are fun occasions full of laughter, joy, and sometimes even a bit of stress.  Our extended-family reunion was always a highlight of the year for me, until we moved too far away to attend. Now I […]

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Black Friday. I mentioned it in my post on November 22, http://www.sandwichink.com/caregivers-shopping-tools , 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 […]

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One of the traditions I have enjoyed doing on those years when Thanksgiving is hosted at my home is making place cards. Not just any place cards, mind you. I have fun combining cute pictures and Bible verses to make place cards that help set a mood of holiday fun and joyful thanksgiving right from […]

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My grandkids and I were out shopping at Joann’s. We discovered some fun Christmas projects to start working on now – and they were on sale! Joann’s had really cute wooden ornaments on sale for 40% off. From angels to Nativities and snowmen to teddies, there were all sorts of fun ones to decorate. They […]

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Happy Thanksgiving! “What,” you say. “Halloween just ended. It can’t be Thanksgiving yet!” While it’s true we have 3 1/2 weeks until the actual date, now is a great time to have some fun with your family in doing preparation projects. Not just the grandkids either. Here are some fun ideas I’ve enjoyed as well […]

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Standing in the post office in early September, I was amused at the shocked reaction the postal worker had to the customer’s request. “Christmas stamps! It’s too early for Christmas stamps!” The customer replied, “But I’ve finished all my Christmas cards and wanted to get them stamped so they’ll be ready to go right after […]

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