Category: Grandchildren

Camp Grandma or Cousins Camp

Camp Grandma 2014

Camp Grandma 2014 review, tips, and ideas for hosting your own Camp Grandma from Susan Gaddis … helping you build a legacy of faith.

Read More »
10 Easter Ideas to Help You Build Memories
Easter

10 Easter Ideas to Help You Build Memories

It’s been a busy month and this week I’m teaching at a Y.W.A.M. Ministry Development School. And … big confession here … I’m not ready for Easter. Not even a little, tiny bit. And Easter is this coming Sunday!  I want Easter to be special. Something my kids and grandkids

Read More »
Camp Grandma or Cousins Camp

Camp Grandma 2013

You weren’t invited to our annual two-day Camp Grandma this year, but my grandkids were. At least those that were potty trained. Six out of nine grandkids made for one awesome weekend! Bonding. Memory making. Passing on our spiritual legacy. You know, all the important stuff that grandparents treasure. Condensed into

Read More »
closed for camp grandma
Camp Grandma or Cousins Camp

Closed For Camp Grandma

Well . . . there you have it folks. I’m busy. Real busy. Camp Grandma starts tomorrow, and six of my nine grandchildren will arrive for a very active weekend. So I’ll let you know all about it sometime next week. After I recover. Hugs, Susan

Read More »
S'mores and Camp Grandma Decisions
Camp Grandma or Cousins Camp

S’mores and Camp Grandma Decisions

Oh my! It’s Camp Grandma time again. I’ve been digging through Pinterest looking for cool things to do with my grandkids at Camp Grandma this year. It’s next week. So I’m a little behind. I was seriously considering if we should drop the S’mores-around-the-camp-fire ritual this year (messy stuff), but

Read More »
Pray for Your Kids
Create your legacy

Pray For Your Kids. Really.

You should pray for your kids. Really. Especially if you know Jesus. My mother’s prayers and my Aunt Mary Jane’s prayers paved the way for me to know God. I know this because they told me so. Those prayers brought me into assurance of God’s will and grew me up spiritually

Read More »
Five Easy Easter Ideas to Do With Children - drawing of a family preparing for Easter
Create your legacy

Five Easy Easter Ideas to Do With Children and Grandchildren

Looking for some easy Easter ideas that can become traditions for your family? Since Easter is the most important holiday for Christians, it is a perfect time to offer activities that will leave a lasting impression on our children and grandchildren. So Hello Monday and Hello Easter! I hope you

Read More »
How Validation Can Change a Life
Age gracefully

How the Power of Validation Can Change a Life

The power of validation can change a life. Really. Unfortunately the power of invalidation can suck hope out of people’s lives, leaving them feeling insecure and depressed. But we don’t want to focus on the ugly today, so let’s see how easy it is to bring positive change to others.

Read More »
Tom Gaddis and grandchildren on Holy in the Daily post by Susan Gaddis
Create your legacy

Autumn Memories In the Making

Fall hasn’t given me much time to make autumn memories this year. It has been a short season for us here on the Central Coast of California. One day in early November the weather clocked in at 100 degrees, and four days later the hillsides were white with frost. Green

Read More »
Connecting to the Past photo for a Holy in the Daily post
Advent

Seven Ideas for Celebrating Family By Connecting to the Past

The holidays are a perfect time for celebrating family by connecting to the past. Remembering those whose DNA we carry is difficult in a technological age where Grandpa’s old phone is ancient history, and kids think life is boring without instant connection on Facebook, Twitter, and cell phones. Who has

Read More »