Teaching and Learning Between Grandkids and Grandparents

“Computers, history, how to hang free” are among things grandparents say they’ve learned from their grandchildren. And grandchildren, now young adults, cited “perseverance, to be giving, to go after my dreams” as valuable lessons learned from Grandma and Grandpa. A teaching and learning culture is one in which knowledge and experience are shared in all directions, from…

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A Family’s Unique Vocabulary: Grandma Bessie Did It

I’ve often felt that there’s something wonderful about families that pepper their conversations with a special vocabulary all their own. Shared experiences create shared memories, often giving rise to a unique, intimate “family language.” Their telegraphic little buzzwords, sayings and mottos sometimes link several generations of treasured family lore. Here are a few that people…

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Grandparenting in the News on WBBM Radio

Regine Schlesinger‘s interview on WBBM Radio aired today. A grandma herself, Schlesinger talked to author Jerry Witkovsky about how grandparents can enter their grandhild’s world. Listen to the story here. Hear author Jerry Witkovsky talk about Grandparenting, how to find out more about what happens at your grandchild’s school. Learn more about the Grandparents Connection…

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