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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.

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 [...]

2017-09-16T00:11:32+00:00 By |Categories: 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 [...]

8 Children’s Spring Poems about Birds | Classic Poets

8 Children's Spring Poems about Birds presented below are children's classic poems by popular poets: Tennyson, Coleridge, Keats, Dickinson, Rossetti, Wordsworth, and a couple by "Anonymous." Pre-Reading Activities to Consider Before reading the following delightful 8 Children's Spring Poems about Birds with your children, grandchildren, or students, you may want [...]

2017-09-07T00:05:37+00:00 By |Categories: Children Poems, Nature Poems, Spring Poems|1 Comment

Magical Unicorn Horn Headband | Unicorn Princess

A magical unicorn horn headband for my Unicorn Princess by Brooklyn Owl thrilled my 11-yr-old granddaughter on Christmas Day. Ratings out of 5: Quality 5, Design 5, Fun 5, Made in USA 5 My granddaughter is a magical Unicorn Princess, unicorn horn headband and all. Emily believes in Unicorns, in [...]

What Are January’s 13 Best Item Sales? [Expert Shares]

What are January's 13 best item sales, you ask? The holiday shopping season may be over, but there are still incredible savings to be had now! There are going to be January sales everywhere you look and Coupons.com makes finding January's best item sales easy. Coupon.com's savings and consumer trends expert Jeanette [...]

2017-09-07T00:05:37+00:00 By |Categories: Retail Savings, Reviews & Recommendations|0 Comments

32 Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts for Kids [Links List]

List: 32 Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts for Kids [links] to enjoy along with popular post 32 Fun Thanksgiving Poems for Kids (Thanksgiving turkey themed poems) To go along with my popular 32 Fun Thanksgiving Poems for Kids (mostly Thanksgiving turkey themed poems), I'm sharing with you 32 Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts for [...]

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Facts – 50 Years

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Facts - 50 Years. 14 facts in celebration of Charles M Schulz' 1966 Halloween animated TV movie. Full version link. Hurry! It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! This fun, made for TV animated Halloween classic movie airs annually on ABC. Don't worry...if you missed [...]

2016-10-19T22:22:32+00:00 By |Categories: Entertainment - Children|Tags: , |0 Comments