Category: Grandchildren

Five Ways to Raise Self-Confidence in Teenagers

I wish I had known how to raise self-confidence in my kids during their teen years—especially the older ones. I grew in my parenting skills with each child, and I had six. I’m getting better now that I have grandchildren. Many parents and grandparents don’t realize that they might be

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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.

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Tom Gaddis and grandchildren on Holy in the Daily post by Susan Gaddis
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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

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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

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Camp Grandma at Holy in the Daily 2012
Camp Grandma or Cousins Camp

Camp Grandma Tips and Ideas

Who has done this and carried it through, calling forth the generations from the beginning? I, the Lord—with the first of them and with the last—I am he (Isaiah 41:4 NIV, italics mine). Well, here it is—the post with Camp Grandma tips, ideas, and photos that I’ve been promising you. I viewed

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I Wish You Enough

Are you spending too much this Christmas? Valuable things rarely are things. Here are seven gifts that won’t cost you a penny, but are worth far more than money can buy.

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