Ideas for Halloween with grandchildren from a distance

Anyone else had the WORST cold ever in the last month? Apparently, it’s going around. And while I dodged the summer colds my children brought home from daycare, I was completely flattened by the latest one. One day when I was feeling particularly miserable, I cuddled up on the [...]

2021-10-27T11:41:27-04:00October 27th, 2021|Holidays and Celebrations|

Using postcards to stay connected to your grandchildren

My grandkids have loved getting postcards from us every month! The Silver Post is just one more way to keep the connection between us strong despite the miles.   [Note: You can only use the postcard service mentioned in this blog if you live in the US. But I’ve shared [...]

2021-05-14T14:48:49-04:00May 14th, 2021|Snail Mail|

4 easy and fun games you can play in person or on zoom with grandchildren

Whether you get to see your grandchildren in-person soon - or like us, still need to rely on video chats to stay connected, keep these easy games up your sleeve to have some instant fun. I’ve made them Easter themed, but they can be used at any time of [...]

2021-04-28T23:43:47-04:00March 30th, 2021|Holidays and Celebrations|

How to make conversations with your grandchildren more fun from a distance

You might have already read somewhere that open-ended questions are better for getting your grandchildren to talk to you. Maybe you’ve heard don’t ask yes or no questions – and this is for good reason. If the answer is yes or no, the conversation might not last very long [...]

2021-02-23T12:29:33-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Video Chats|