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Grandmas Of Faith

14 Tips for Choosing and Sharing
Books with Young Children

By Margaret Welwood


When she was little, one of our girls had a foolproof way for postponing bedtime—she’d plunk herself on my knee with a book . In her honor, 

I present Mom/Grandma’s top tips for raising eager readers. Read more

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The Difference Between Being A Mother And A Grandmother


Being a grandmother is an honour which, if you are fortunate, time bestows. Unlike almost every other reward in life, you do not have to work for it, or even deserve your luck.  Read more

Making Holiday Memories With Grandkids

People usually say to me, “You don’t look like a grandmother!” Which always leaves me a little perplexed. When I had my first grandchild they would say, “Oh, it’s your first one, that’s why.” But now I have Eleven and there is no escaping the shocked responses.


As a child growing up in South Florida, I had long golden hair, ran around barefoot with a free spirit, and in a small way that’s what they see in me now; only I'm a grandma. Read more 

Aging With Confetti:

A Grandmother's Perspective

We’ve all heard that growing old is not for sissies, and it's true. I was intrigued by Billy Graham’s thoughts in his book Nearing Home. He addressed the difficulties of getting older and confessed that aging had caught him off guard. Read more

A Grandpa's Contribution

Grandmas Of Faith

It doesn’t take much for a memory to imprint itself on a grandchild’s heart forever. Read more

Disturbing indeed: a pediatrician who thought she'd seen it all reports a two-year-old with infected ears turning to Siri on his cell phone--rather than dad beside him--for info. Although, I gather it didn't bother Dad too much--he was busy on his phone as well. Read more

10 things I love about being a Grandma


I feel joy, pure and simple. There's nothing like spending the day with a young child to make you remember why it's thrilling to be alive. (Of course, later be sure to allow time for a nap.) Children are indiscriminate, nonjudgmental lovers of just about everything, and their joy is contagious. Read more


Top 7 tips for new and expecting Grandparents


Congratulations, you're a grandparent! It's a big deal--and an event you may have been anticipating for a long time.

But this transition brings challenges as well as joy. Here are seven tips to help you avoid common new-grandparent pitfalls and handle your new role with grace. Read more


Vacationing with the Grandkids


Planning a trip with your grandkids--I can't think of a better gift, not only for them, but for you too. There is something very special about investing in the next generation--whether they are 4 or 14. Here are some ideas to get you inspired on what this kind of adventure could look like. Read more

It's true what they say about being a grandparent... for grandmas of faith there is nothing quite like it. A new world opens up and there's simply no denying the magical effect a grandchild has on the heart of a grandma (and visa versa)! If you have entered this season you instantly understand. Join us in celebrating the joys of being a grandmother! Check Out Our Blog! The Grand Times

The Joys Of Being A Grandma--grandmas of faith

“Never give up on your dream”! This is what grandfather and Author Stephen Paul told me when I asked about his newly released Children’s book EGGY FARM. Read more