Grandparents

Happy Autumn

Autumn is a fun time to share God’s love with our grandkids, whether part of a home schooling program or just having fun building memories.

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How to Find Amazon’s Secret Christian Bookstore

DID YOU KNOW? Amazon has a Christian Book “Store”. It is NOT easy to find. It’s not listed with their regular stores. It’s not listed in their menus. But it’s there. It pops up as an option every so often and now it’s URL will be on this blog for you to learn about and us to never lose […]

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Great books for the car

Car Travel – Gen Sandwich Style

Babysitting grandkids? Need to run errands with them AND elderly parents at the same time? Music and story cds can be a big help.

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Site Seeing

I subscribe to a lot of email newsletters covering a myriad of topics. Periodically, I plan to do articles with brief Synopses (Site Seeing, if you will) of some of them to pass on snippets of useful information along with their links so you can read the whole shebang if you are interested.   ***** […]

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Disaster Preparation

I’ve lived in earthquake country. I’ve lived in hurricane country. I’ve even visited in tornado country. I’ve learned that there are wonderful little booklets with all sorts of valuable information for each of these types of disasters. Problem is, I always seem to bring them home from the store, get interrupted, and promptly misplace them. […]

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JOTT is great for caregivers, grandparents, all of us!

NOTE: The Jott service has been discontinued. Instead, I either call myself and leave a voicemail OR I use my iPhone app, AudioMemos. 🙂 There is a wonderful service out there to help all of us who don’t have perfect memories! That is DEFNITELY me! It is called Jott. It offers quite a bit, but […]

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Grandparenting Fun

Found some interesting articles today for you to enjoy on the topic of grandparenting. The Grandparenting Blog had a great article on “Five Ways to Make Phone Calls with Grandchildren Fun” by Shayne and Tanda Packer. As anyone who has tried to carry on a conversation with a young child can relate to, it can […]

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Frozen and other coloring pages and books are fun for the grandkids near and far

Long Distance (and Up Close) Grandparenting With Colors

Fun way to help you stay close to your long distance grandkids is fun care packages. My senior mom and I love to send ours inexpensive coloring books and pages

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Virus Alert

Life is too busy for the Sandwich Generation to have to deal with computer problems. I wanted to let you know there is a nasty computer virus that’s lurking out there. Rather than getting caught and having to work on it with your antivirus protection software, we’re a lot better off preventing the problem in the […]

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Safe Computing For Sandwich Generation Caregivers

Peforming a regular computer backup is vital, whether you’re a high-profile business, or a grandma with cherished photos of your grandkids. As Sandwich Generation caregivers, we often stay so busy juggling duties, we tend to forget to do some kind of backup…

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