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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Pray for Your Kids
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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

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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

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Five Ways to Raise Self-Confident Teens
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 Validation Can Change a Life
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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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