Archive for the ‘Grandchildren’ Category

Holiday Decorations from Near and Far

I’ve shared some of my holiday decorations on Instagram and Facebook but in case you missed them here are a few of my favorites! If you don’t already follow me there, I [...]

Christmas Cookies on a Sunday Afternoon

Christmas Cookies on a Sunday Afternoon and a few other things…. Saturday I took two of the grandchildren to see Santa and two of them were already there. This granddaughter really had [...]

Top 5 Sounds This Nana and Poppa Don’t Want To Hear

Sounds When our grandchildren are playing and having fun we love the sounds they make….most of them. We love hearing them talk to each other. Their conversations are so funny. Like the [...]

Remembering Summer When It’s Almost December

I don’t know if everyone’s phone takes their pictures and makes movies for them but I just discovered that mine does. This is a one minute video of fun times this summer. [...]

Thanksgiving Scarecrow Craft and Time to Celebrate

Thanksgiving scarecrow and pumpkin crafts are fun to make this time of year. I’ll tell you about them in a minute, but first I have to ask….why can’t there be three days [...]

Thanksgiving Fun With Your Grandchildren

The kids don’t know it yet, but they’re going to superstar in a post-dinner Thanksgiving play at grandma’s this year. Considering their love of theatrics, I’m confident they’ll gobble up this opportunity [...]

The Story of Your Name – A Book Review

This is a sponsored post but the thoughts and comments are strictly my own! Sooner or later every child asks, “Where did my name come from?” Sometimes the answer is they were [...]

From Self-Employment to Retirement – Making the Move After Working for Yourself

This is a sponsored post for which I have been compensated. All content and graphics provided by VSP Vision Services. Did you know, the older you are, the more likely you are [...]

Nanahood T-shirts, Sweatshirts, Mugs, and MORE!

Did you know that NanaHood has an online store? We have been slowly expanding our products over the last several weeks, and I wanted to point you in two directions so you [...]

Pumpkin Carving with the Grandchildren

Have you carved your Halloween pumpkin yet? We are a last-minute pumpkin carving family, because pumpkins tend to “wilt” quickly in the warm Las Vegas weather. Every year about three days before [...]

Halloween Fun Made Easy

Halloween Fun Made Easy. This post is by my talented friend Joyce! Joyce, my blogging buddy, calls these  “Halloween-ies” defined: quick, easy-to-make decorative bursts of the spooky season! Everybody’s looking for these this time of [...]

Fall Day Trip With the Grandchildren

Fall Day Trip With the Grandchildren We took a day trip with the grandchildren to a local farm and produce market. It was close enough that we didn’t have to spend hours [...]

Grandkids Special Diet? Organic? Vegetarian? What’s a Nana To Do?

Grandkids special diet? Relax, here’s what one grandmother thinks! This is a guest post from by Jane Steiner, grandmother extraordinaire* The feeding of our grandchildren has become an industry unto itself. [...]

Pumpkin Festival Fun With Grands-A Great Way To Spend A Day

Pumpkin Festival Fun! This past weekend was the annual Pumpkin Festival and it was a great day to spend with the grands having fun! There was a costume contest for the children [...]

GoGo squeeZ and Grandkids Go Together Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

Disclaimer: I have been compensated for this review with product samples of various flavors.  If your grandkids haven’t tried GoGo squeeZ yet then you need to get some for them because they [...]

Nana and Me Journals

Every once in awhile I discover a fun idea that works great for homeschooling, and then I think.. wait, wouldn’t NON-homeschoolers like this too? And then I thought about my Nanahood friends, [...]

Back to School – How Grandparents Can Help

It’s back to school time for our grandchildren and grandparents can be a positive influence when it comes to education. Even if we don’t live close enough to help them with their [...]

Easy, Inexpensive Crafts for Children

Inexpensive crafts can keep your grandchildren busy on a rainy day so before we took our annual family vacation to the beach my daughter went to the local Dollar Tree and purchased [...]

The Most Important Thing About Parenting

What is the most important thing about parenting and being a grandparent? Read on to find out! This is a guest post by Grandma Becky This week’s inspiration comes from one of [...]

Remember when Martha Filmed Crafting With Her Mema?

Those of you who are newer to NanaHood have no idea that our Martha has been on YouTube for over SEVEN years! A long, LONG time ago she (and her brothers) did [...]