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Welcome Wagon
Introductions are in order, and announcements have to be made.
Please share a bit about yourself. Where are you from, how many grandchildren are in your care, and what makes you tick if you wish to share.
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From time to time, information will be posted to keep our members updated on new items and such.
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Now and then, Grandma Bananarama will share her insights into the joys and heartaches of raising a second generation.
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In The Home
Visits from the grandkids were one thing. Now they live with you full-time. Let's talk about the challenges with integrating small people in your adult lives.
Those first few months prove the most disruptive to a once ordered life. Find support and answers to some important issues here.
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Probably the most challenging aspect of having custody is dealing with non-custodial parents. Share your experiences and help others to cope.
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Finding balance within the family is essential to a happy home. Find solutions to the change in dynamics within your new family.
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Things have finally settled down. Routines have been established, and life has a new normal. Than something to disrupt the peace rears it's ugly had. Sound off for help.
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Learn to cook for a crew again. Share your recipes that are fast and kid friendly.
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Still Working
What happens when you are still in the workforce? What about daycare? Do you have a sympathetic boss? The house isn't going to clean itself. How to assign chores for a tidy home.
Finding daycare while you work can be a nightmare. What has worked for you? What to look for in a good daycare.
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Your job may seem a haven to the madness at home. But what if your boss is less than understanding? How to cope with balancing a job and the grandkids.
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With little people comes a big mess. You've worked all day to come home to chaos. Time for everyone to pitch in and help. Share your successes or give us your plight.
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ABC's of School
You're back for round two of homework, Parent-Teacher conferences, and school activities. It's not the same as it was the first time around.
They learn to read in preschool now. How to cope with the adjustments of homework in Pre-K
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This area is for questions and support on the maze of schooling our grandchildren.
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Grade schoolers now have daily homework. Getting them to do it can be a struggle. Share what works for you, or get some homework help.
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The homework is harder, and takes more time. Share how you motivate your grandchild to care about homework and excell in school.
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It isn't just homework in high school. SAT's, and other standardize testing for college entrance is a priority. Help others get through the maze of have a high schooler.
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Politically Incorrect
We are a silent minority who need to start speaking up about issues which concern us. If we share ideas and network, we could affect some real change. Start here...
New laws regarding custodial issues are enacted every year. Share what your state has on the books and what you feel needs changed.
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Do you belong to a group that supports grandparents with custody? Here's you chance to let others know what other support is out there.
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Playtime
It's time for some fun. Each age group enjoys different activities. Share what works for you, or get some great ideas here.
Life is more than Barney videos to this age group. Share your safe and fun activities for your preschooler.
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Playing games, doing crafts, a trip to the zoo: Share the creative activities you have found that keep everyone happy.
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They are old enough for board games and more. Time to start organized sports and activities. Share your experiences and seek ideas.
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Theres more to life than T.V. and video games. Some more ideas to make that happen. Lifelong hobbies are started at this age. What's worked for you?
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Leftovers
Some things defy a category. Here are a few extras for your entertainment.
The best observations come from kids, both profound and funny. Share your grandchild's latest.
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Share something to tickle the funny bones of others.
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Strife and joy bring out the writer in some people. Please contribute your heartfelt writings.
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This is the place for those questions and observations that can't be pigeon-holed in to a neat category. Let them fly.
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