The 5 Things Grandparents Do Better Than Parents

We grands are a modest lot. We don’t like to brag about ourselves, but as my own wise mother said, “If you don’t say nice things about yourself, why would anyone else?” She was trying to instill confidence, and was encouraging me to recognize my strengths and tout them to…

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5 Things I Didn’t Expect To Feel As A Mom

By the age of 27, I was relatively sure I had a firm grasp on my sense of self. I was confident of my strengths, aware of my weaknesses and straddled both in my own personal comfort zone. Then I gave birth to my first child, followed by our five…

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8 Things You Should Save For Your Kids And Grandkids

A special piece of jewelry? Check. Money for college? Check. You have probably already thought of saving both of these things for your grandchildren. But whether you already have grandkids, or you are a grandparent-to-be, there are other items that can help kids learn more about you, themselves, and their…

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