Archive for the ‘Grandparents’ Category

Winter Birthday Parties

If your grandchildren were born in the summer or early fall, they probably have their birthday parties outdoors. Children with winter birthdays can celebrate outdoors as well if they live in the [...]

How Nanas Start The New Year Right

What do Nanas do on New Year’s Eve? If they are very lucky they get to spend it with family and grandkids! If you haven’t visited NanaHood’s Facebook Page and joined in the [...]

Nana-lutions for the New Year

You have heard of  New Year’s resolutions, but have you heard of “nana-lutions”? Over the years I have made, kept and then forgotten countless New Year’s Resolutions and you probably have too. [...]

The Real Gifts your Parents or Grandparents Want for Christmas

Real Gifts Each of us carry around secret things in our hearts that we want for Christmas but may not write down on a list. Mainly because these things can’t be purchased [...]

Fun Games for Families

This is a sponsored post and giveaway from Blue Mountain Cards. All thoughts and opinions are strictly my own. Most kids just love to play games. My friends at Blue Mountain Cards [...]

Be The Good

Be The Good Yesterday I was in a parking lot of a big discount department store and I was looking for a parking space. I’m one of those people who love to [...]

A Lesson From My Grandbaby and da Vinci

Hi folks! This week’s inspiration comes from a rare special visitor, my fifteen-month-old granddaughter Blakely Faye, and yes, Leonardo da Vinci. At our large Thanksgiving table filled with family and friends, each [...]

He Gets By With A Little Help From His Hanes

This is a product review and I have been compensated. All thoughts, opinions and smells (read to find out more) are strictly my own! Thanks for reading and visiting NanaHood.com Hanes FreshIQ [...]

Dreams, Desires, and a Bucket List

This is a guest post by Leslie Zinberg.  Leslie is co-founder Grandparentslink.com  Leslie is a member of the GRANDparent Network. I really do not think I had a bucket list per se, [...]

What Your Grandchildren Really Want This Holiday Season

This post is sponsored by Cricket Magazine. All thoughts and opinions are strictly my own. Here’s a gift your grandchildren will treasure all year long. As the holidays creep up on us, [...]

What Moms Want From Grandparents – Guest Post

This is a guest post by my friend Donne Davis from GaGa Sisterhood. Please check out her wonderful blog here. Donne is a proud member of the GRANDParent Network.  As I was [...]

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 [...]

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” [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Shopping at Chico’s

Disclaimer: I was compensated for writing this post but the thoughts and opinions are entirely my own. #sponsored I love Chico’s and I love shopping so when I was allowed to pick [...]

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 [...]

The Colors That Made My Dad Who He Was

I don’t normally describe people in colors but it occurred to me that when I think of my father, certain colors come to mind. Because this Sunday is Father’s Day, I have [...]

The Blink of an Eye

By now everyone has heard about the 2 year old child who was attacked by an alligator at Disney World. There are several reasons why this hit me very hard and I [...]