Tag Archives: Grandparents Day

9/11 & Grandparents Day: Choices to Make

It’s National Grandparents Day. It’s also the 15th anniversary of 9/11. And both these days resonate for me. On Sept. 11, 2001, I was teaching 8th grade Language Arts  in South Orange, NJ when the principal made a vague announcement over … Continue reading

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Grandparents Day & New Castle

Yesterday was Grandparents’ Day at two of the grands’ school. I continue to be impressed with the Montessori method and enjoyed watching them perform various “works.” I had planned with my sister Madeline to meet in New Castle, Delaware, a … Continue reading

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Grandma Diary: Sand & Water, Mulch & Mowing, Yoga & French Toast!

  Sunday is National Grandparents Day, a holiday created in the US in 1978. It’s also National Yoga Month.  We celebrated both last weekend. We convinced our eldest son and his wife to not try to toilet train our nearly three- … Continue reading

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