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Category Archives for Grandparents

Probate-Avoiding it may be a great choice.

Probate in a Nutshell. When I first started out in Law I worked in the Probate Court.  The Judge was a wonderful man, very compassionate.  We were all there to help folks sort out the estate of a loved one. When I left the court system and went into private practice, working probate was simple […]

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Family Friendly April Fools Pranks

Here’s some fun pranks to pull on kids this April Fools Day. Got (Blue) Milk? Put a few drops of food coloring in a pitcher of milk (choose your kid’s fave shade). Make sure she’s watching when you nonchalantly fix her morning bowl of cereal! Bath Time Fail Paint a bar of soap with clear nail […]

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Grandparent Humor

We can all use a little grandparent humor in our day. Enjoy!     My granddaughter came to spend a few weeks with me, and I decided to teach her to sew. After I had gone through a lengthy explanation of how to thread the machine, she stepped back, put her hands on her hips, […]

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How to Maintain a long distance relationship-with your grandchild

Many of us live far away from our favorite people-our grandkids. Luckily there are many ways to connected. Grandparents in the digital age The Internet can add a whole new dimension to long-distance grandparenting. Email, instant messaging, and video conferencing can all help to shrink the miles and keep you in touch with your grandchildren. […]

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18 Fun Winter Activities

Go ice skating. Build a winter bonfire and make s’mores. Rent some snowshoes and go snowshoeing. If you have the equipment, go winter camping. If that’s too ambitious, check out your state parks for cabin or yurt rentals. Once you’re there, go on beautiful winter hikes (afterwards, a cozy fire is definitely in order). Take […]

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