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Grandmother of 5 great kids, retired special ed high school teacher, married since 1972 to Poppy...loves spoiling the grands, crocheting for whomever I can and charities, reading, crafts, outdoors, and blogging.

7 Funeral Poems for Children and Grandchildren

You are here to find comfort and strength in the words of funeral poems for children and grandchildren. All too often lately we hear of children dying...some from life incomplete, some from illness, some from the carelessness of others, and in the past few years...from the hatred and anger [...]

4 Special Valentines | DIY Chocolate Lovers Valentines

Special Valentines Do children still make special Valentines for their grandparents, parents, friends, and teachers? I'm wondering because Valentines seem to be so over commercialized. Last weekend I walked into a card store with my grandchildren. There, of course, in the center of the entrance was a large display [...]

Nana’s Christmas Poems Directory | 50+ Christmas Poems

Nana's Christmas Poems Directory - Over 50 Christmas Poems Nana's Christmas Poems Directory gives you direct links to over 50 Christmas Poems found on Nana's Corner. We are all very busy at this time of the year, aren't we! Time goes way too fast for me, so I'm [...]

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27 Poems About Christmas | Christmas Memories

27 Poems About Christmas for the young, young at heart, romantic, and the nostalgic presents to you thoughts of Christmas present and Christmas past. Fond memories revisited in the words of the poets who share the wonder, delight and humor of this most memorable holiday. Christmas is a time [...]

BACK TO SCHOOL TIPS FOR DIVORCED PARENTS | INCLUDE GRANDPARENTS

Back to school tips for divorced parents... Back to school tips for divorced parents should also include grandparents when grandparents are involved in care-giving for the children. Studies have proven that children need the support of grandparents when family as they have known it has been altered. Grandparents as [...]

2017-12-02T21:17:55+00:00 By |Categories: Blog, Raising Grandchildren|Tags: |0 Comments

NANA’S BOOKSHELF | NIGHT OF THE LIVING CUDDLE BUNNIES

BOOK REVIEW - MIDDLE GRADES Combine a Night of the Living Cuddle Bunnies, two curious boys, evil magic, plus weird neighbor, Herb, and you'll get a funny adventure by Jonathan Rosen A+ THIS 'N THAT ABOUT THE BOOK Title:  Night of the Living Cuddle Bunnies Jonathan Rosen's debut [...]

6 FUN MATH POEMS | SHEL SILVERSTEIN POEMS

Math poems for young elementary students can be used with STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) activities. Throughout my researching math poems and writing math poems activities, I've found lesson plans dating back to the 1990's when plans first became available on the Internet. All along, teachers have been integrating poetry [...]

STEM POEMS | STEM ACTIVITIES

STEM Poems in STEM Activities can put a fun twist into learning science, technology, engineering and math concepts while extending creative ELA skills. "Poetry shouldn't be just a part of the language arts curriculum. It offers another way to communicate and demonstrate our understanding of a concept in content areas. It [...]

GRANDPARENTS-GRANDCHILDREN ACTIVITIES | HOW TO CHOOSE

Choosing Grandparents-Grandchildren Activities Needs Think-Ahead Planning Recently, I was asked how do you choose grandparents-grandchildren activities and what makes a good grandparent. So...I did some research. I asked experts...our grandchildren. Here are some honest responses: always there for us unconditional love...especially when your teen grandchild comes with an attitude (her [...]