Category: Grandchildren

Camp Grandma ideas and tips for 2017 post by Susan Gaddis
Camp Grandma or Cousins Camp

Camp Grandma Ideas and Tips

Ready for a new download of Camp Grandma ideas and tips? Good, because we just finished our 2017 camp, and I can’t wait to share it with you. Your Camp Grandma, Cousins’ Camp, Grandma Camp (or whatever you call your special few days with your grandkids) can be in your

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A quick Father’s Day note from Jesus

Father’s Day. Do those words put joy to your heart and a spring in your step? If not, it may be because: You didn’t have a good relationship with your dad. Your heart hurts for your kids who didn’t have healthy dad experiences. Your grandchildren are growing up without a

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Finding Significant Purpose as a Grandmother

It’s always a pleasure to share these pages with amazing women. Lillian Penner is the author of Grandparenting with a Purpose: Effective Ways to Pray for Your Grandchildren and Co-Prayer Director for Christian Grandparenting Network. When she accepted my invitation to share her wisdom with my readers, I was thrilled.

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Comfort for a grandson
Friendships

Comfort is a language of the soul

Pausing for a moment as I brushed my teeth, I heard Tom came in with Sawyer, our 4-year-old grandson. Sleeping in a tent with his cousins and Grandpa wasn’t Sawyer’s idea of a good night’s sleep at his first Camp Grandma. He’d played hard all day—swimming, games, snacks, crafts, a

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Camp Grandma or Cousins Camp

Camp Grandma Rocks It In 2016

Camp Grandma 2016 totally rocked it. It’s our 5th year of hosting our grandchildren for a weekend of fun with grandpa and grandma. All we were missing were our two grandsons who live in Finland. *sigh* Pictured above are: First row: Mama Sharla holding Sawyer, Adelaide, me, Paisley, Rilian holding

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Camp Grandma 2015
Camp Grandma or Cousins Camp

Fresh Ideas for a Camp Grandma or Cousins Camp

I’m always looking for fresh ideas for our yearly Camp Grandma. Here are some I came up with for our Camp Grandma weekend 2015. You can also use these ideas for a Cousins Camp. Six grandchildren were able to come this year, with one younger grandson joining us for an

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How to Live Jesus in a Non-Jesus World

Do you ever feel torn between a Pinterest world where everything is beautiful, easily crafted, and happy, and the ugly world where family dysfunctions, Christian slamming, and negative news reports are thrust upon you? I’ll choose the Pinterest world any day. Wouldn’t you? Just trying to walk in the midst

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How to Plan a Cousins Camp or a Camp Grandma

If you follow this blog, you know I have a passion to come alongside people and coach them in how to build a spiritual legacy. You only have one lifetime to influence your family for Jesus, and I don’t want you to waste even one tiny bit of it. It’s

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How to Nap a Baby In the Snow {a repost}

 (Since I’m out of town today, I’m taking this opportunity to repost of one of my most popular blog posts from 2013: How to Nap a Baby In the Snow. Enjoy!) Hello Monday and Hello Finland! I’m spending a few weeks in Finland with my new grandson. So I thought

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