Archive for the ‘Grandchildren’ Category

Motherhood Mistakes

Motherhood Mistakes (This post was written by a friend of mine, Teresa Branstetter Kimble. It is a great read for all parents and grandparents. I hope you will agree and share it [...]

How to Keep Your Grandkids Busy This Winter

How to Keep Your Grandkids Busy This Winter It’s easy to sit back during winter, put on the television or the computer, and stay on the couch. This is especially true for [...]

Top 5 Reasons I Can’t Wait to Go Back To Disney World

Disney World Rocks! I’m having Disney travel dreams during cold weather and so happy that it’s only 33 days until we go to Disney World! With the temperature bottoming out at -2 [...]

Cute Things Grandchildren Say

Cute Things Grandchildren Say My three year old grandson calls blueberries “Bwewberries.” I can’t make myself correct him because it sounds so sweet. When our twins were very young they referred to [...]

When Your Child or Grandchild is Bullied

Disclaimer: I was compensated for this post but all thoughts, comments and opinions are my own. During the years I was a teacher I saw many examples of bullying. I remember a [...]

Kid’s Campout and Tent in Nana’s Basement

Fun Kid’s Campout at Nana’s house It’s close to Christmas and I wanted to create something fun for my grandchildren to do that wouldn’t cost a fortune. After looking on Pinterest I [...]

GoGo squeeZ Beneath My Tree!

Disclaimer: I was given free product in exchange for this post. All thoughts, opinions and squeals of delight from my grandchildren are strictly my own. From Halloween in October until Christmas in [...]

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. [...]