Articles by teresak

Thinking About Halloween

Many grandparents look forward to seeing their grandchildren in their Halloween costumes. I have many wonderful memories of taking our children trick or treating when they were young, including the year my [...]

Cousins Camp

This is a book review of a book all grandmothers and mothers will love because it stresses the importance of family connections. I was not paid for this review but I did [...]

Stories That Surround Us

This is a guest post by my good friend and talented writer, Elaine Ambrose. Recently I was playing with a gaggle of giggling granddaughters. We were telling stories, and they squealed with [...]

Run Away Boy

Sharing pictures of one of my grandsons as he tries to run away from Nana’s house. He found my suit case and figured out he could push it, and push it he [...]

Smells of Autumn

NanaHood has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GladeForFall #CollectiveBiasThis is #GladeForFall #CollectiveBias What comes to mind when you think of Autumn? Maybe you [...]

Help For Infertility

This post is brought to you by The Stork OTC and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. We were blessed with 5 children and the only thing I have loved more [...]

Love Her-Hate Cancer

I spent last week in Florida with my BFF/Cousin/Sister and this week I am missing her! This a picture of us modeling our new matching nana tee-shirts. I sure do love her [...]

Top Grandparent Websites of 2015

Just in case you hadn’t noticed the BIG GOLD button on the side of my homepage I wanted to make sure you saw it! I am so honored and happy that I [...]

Remembering Our Grandparents on Grandparent’s Day 2015

This Sunday is Grandparent’s Day and I thought it would be great for NanaHood readers and NanaHood’s Facebook friends to share their thoughts and memories of their grandparents. Their stories and comments [...]

Reading Across the Miles

Many of the grandmothers who visit NanaHood and write to me do not live close to their grandchildren. Frequently they ask me how they can stay close and stay involved with their [...]

Mother and Daughter Walking Side By Side

Did you know that the phrase, “A picture is worth a thousand words,” is sometimes attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte? According to Wikipedia (which is always right, right?) He┬ásaid “Un bon croquis vaut [...]

Are Your Children and Grandchildren Safe?

This post contains product reviews. Dreambaby® supplied the products for me to review but the opinions expressed are solely my own. Most parents know and understand the importance of childproofing their home, [...]

Wham, B@M, Shezam!

Remember last year I told you about a conference I helped host and invited you to attend? Well, B@M 2015 was awesome but B@M 2016 is going to be even better! Next [...]

The Joy of Boys

Before I had children I had many grandiose ideas about how I would raise them. I read every parenting book I could get my hands on and by the time I gave [...]

Nana Adventures

On the days I keep my grandchildren I never know where the day will take us. We have adventures and one leads to another. This is a blog hop! Link up and [...]

When You Are Not Allowed To See Your Grandchild

I love hearing from my readers but last week I received a letter that broke my heart. I askedthe author of the letter if I could share her story with you, providing [...]

Meet Nana Kathy Bray

Please meet Nana Kathy Bray and read about her life, her battle with breast cancer and her grandchildren. I met Kathy on NanaHood’s Facebook page and asked her if I could share [...]

Random Photos

While looking back through my photos this week I found several I wanted to share with you but I couldn’t decide on a theme, so I’m calling this post Random Photos. Hope [...]

NanaHood Turns 6

It’s been six WONDERFUL years of blogging and I owe it all to you and my grandchildren! If it weren’t for the grandchildren I wouldn’t be on this NanaHood journey, and if [...]

Beach Days

By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea, You and me, you and me, Oh, how happy we will be! This is one of my 4 handsome sons and his [...]