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Dots Keep Grandparents Un-Dotty

Do you have several grandkids close to the same size? Use DOTS to keep yourself from going just plain DOTTY! 🙂

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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! […]

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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! […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Stumbling for Caregivers: Looking Professional on Too Little Sleep

Ways for Baby Boomer Generation caregivers (Sandwich Generation) to look their best even if they’ve been up all night with a sick grandkid or aging parent.

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Computers Need Caregiving Too

Caregivers have too little free time as it is, so practicing safe computing is vital.

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Caregiving’s Moments of Joy

Caregiving is highlighted by special moments. Whether you are caring for an elderly loved one, a sweet grandchild, a dear friend who is ill, or in the case of those of us of the Sandwich Generation, two or more of these, you may find periods of your life when you have long stretches of mundane, […]

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