Archive for the ‘Grandchildren’ Category

We Teach By Example

My mother loved to teach. She taught sixth grade reading for many years, but she was my teacher for as long as she lived. She taught me many things but her best [...]

Kids and Crafts

I am not a crafty person but I admire people who are. Even people like me who can’t think of their own crafts can use Pinterest and come up with ideas. Every [...]

Crazy Bones Cafe

This is a guest post by  Joyce Gillis…Proud Member of the GRANDParent Network! And Blogger at What Happens at Grandmas.  No rattlin’ bones about it! We’re Halloween-crazy over here and mighty proud [...]

FARE’s Teal Pumpkin Project for Halloween

Have you heard about the Teal Pumpkin Project? The “FARE’s Teal Pumpkin Project helps make sure all children will come home on Halloween night with something they can enjoy. It just takes [...]

7 Tips to Teach Your Kids Gratitude

This is a guest post by my new friend Ivy about children and gratitude. I hope you’ll read it and give her some encouraging comments. Teaching your children to say “thank you” [...]

The Great Goat Adventure

Children never forget things. Many months ago my 4 year old granddaughter mentioned she wanted a baby goat. I told her I would get her one and didn’t think much more about [...]

Kid’s Food Allergies-What You Should Know

Did you know that 1 in 13 children in the United States have food allergies? Guest Post by Char Huskins I am a “Food Allergy Mom”, with two of my three children having [...]

Kids in the Kitchen

Guest Post by Char Huskins Do you get your grand kids in the kitchen with you?  Teresa has talked often about her granddaughter in the kitchen, and I love reading those posts! I [...]

Quick and Easy Things to Say to Encourage Others

Guest Post by Char Huskins Since writing about my grandmother’s stories the other day, I have been thinking about them even more than usual. They were both 5 feet 2 inches tall, but [...]

Your Life Story Is Important!

Guest Post by Char Huskins About fifteen years ago, I had the opportunity to spend a week with each of my grandmothers to get their life story, and I took along a tape recorder [...]

Crafting with Mema, YouTube Videos Revisited

Guest Post by Char Huskins A long time ago (like six years!), my children and my mother worked on several fun craft projects together and made “Crafting with Mema” YouTube videos for [...]

Five Birthdays

August is a month of Birthdays at NanaHood. NanaHood.com, turned 7 years old. My son-in-law and I share a birthday on the 13th and my oldest granddaughter’s is just a few days [...]

Hometown Traditions

by Laura Reed, Metcalfe Hornet ever and Champion of Hometown Traditions Last night, our school district hosted the annual “Meet the Hornets” event at our city park. Each year, excited student athletes [...]

A Rookie Babysitter Mistake

The following is a guest post by my friend, Nana Becky. It was countdown time. We were supposed to arrive in Columbia, South Carolina at 3 p.m., but our GPS said nope, [...]

The New Baby Granddaughter

I kept my newest granddaughter for a bit and had to change her clothes. The outfit her mom had chosen for her to wear had tons of ruffles and was a one [...]

The Keeper of the Curls

When I was pregnant with our second child I wanted a little girl so badly that I felt guilty. Our first born was a son and I longed for a baby girl [...]

Diapers that Keep Baby Comfortable and Dry

This is a sponsored post. All opinions expressed here are my own. #sponsored As a grandmother I love knowing my grand-babies are comfortable and dry, and there are no products better than [...]

The Joy of Nanahood: When Your Child Becomes A Parent

Guest post By Rebecca Faye Smith Galli “The Brittany” It’s the video our family cannot stop watching. My daughter, Brittany—or “The Brittany” as my father playfully named his one-of-a-kind strong-willed granddaughter, was [...]

Monday Morning Yawn

Monday morning sure rolls around quickly! The weekend begins and then, BOOM! Wake up-stretch-hit the snooze button. Yawn and drag yourself out of bed-it’s Monday! Our oldest granddaughter spent the weekend with [...]

Grandchildren and Fireworks Safety

I love the 4th of July and I love fireworks, but every year there are accidents that permanently injure people and sometimes can even be fatal. One year someone I knew lost [...]