Five Best Tips To Maximize and Personalize Your Group Tour or Travel to Anywhere in the World

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PopPop and I consider ourselves world travelers. After all, we have conquered all the wonders of the world on every world list, except two in dangerous areas of the world and those that no longer exist. We have done so on group tours, with private guides, or totally on our own created itineraries.  … [Continue reading]

Grandparents Also need a Handy List of Questions to Ask Grandchildren That Will Get Them To Share About Their Day

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We grandparents have Face Time. We grandparents have texting. We grandparents have old fashioned telephone contact. When we ask our grandchildren about school or activities, we grandparents, as do the grandchildren’s parents, get the plain old “fine” or “good.” We want to keep our … [Continue reading]

The “Game Of Life” Has Changed Drastically Even For Our Early Elementary Grandchildren With More Choices Than We Boomer Grandparents Ever Imagined

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The 50th Anniversary of “The Game Of Life” is considered the classic edition. The original game came out in 1960, when this Grandma was at the end of … [Continue reading]

Remembering My Father and the Meaningfulness of How Many Years Ago He Passed

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It is the tradition of our Jewish faith to remember the anniversary of the death of our loved ones by lighting a Yahrzeit memorial candle.* September … [Continue reading]

Convincing Adults to Get the HPV Vaccine For Themselves Is a Hard Sell When Maybe It Should Not Be In Certain Circumstances

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According to the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC), the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection, … [Continue reading]

A Spiritual Leader’s Recollected Life Lesson to Share with Grandchildren

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The Catholic Priest gave this homily* at the funeral of a dear friend recently.  As he spoke, I recalled that I had heard this life lesson repeated … [Continue reading]

Our Granddaughter’s Twinning at Yad Vashem’s Special Bar and Bat Mitzvah Tour And You Can Do it For Your Teen Too, In Your Home Town, Without Going to Jerusalem, Israel

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Holocaust Education is mandated in many states and children all over the United States are taught the horrors of targeting people just because of … [Continue reading]

Our Second Outstanding Stay with Extraordinary Service at the Iconic and Exceptional King David in Jerusalem and Best Tips for Your Stay With Children and Teens

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When you stay at the King David, it is staying at a Jerusalem icon and it is an experience during which you are spoiled. As with the top hotels in the … [Continue reading]

Our Spectacular Private Guide For Our Young Teen Granddaughter’s Gift Trip to Israel, Alex Stein, Exceeded Our High Expectations in Planning and Execution

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Our granddaughter’s trip to Israel with us had to be perfect as the gift for her Bat Mitzvah. We wanted to show her Israel, but most of all to … [Continue reading]

Best Israel Itinerary for Teenage Grandchildren for their Bar or Bat Mitzvah

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PopPop and I want to take each of our grandchildren on a special trip to celebrate their thirteenth birthday and their Bar or Bat Mitzvah.  Our … [Continue reading]

Fast and Easy Chocolate Mug Cake to Make in the Microwave With Grandchildren

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According to the recipe for Chocolate Mug Cake reprinted in the New York Times, March 28, 2019, “if you google ‘mug cake,’ you’ll get more than 100 … [Continue reading]

Because Everyone Has Something, There are Life Lessons to Pass on To Our Grandchildren

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Great Grandmother (GG) Frieda, My Mother, a Holocaust survivor, who was taught Kabbalah by her Father, a Rabbi in the small shtetl (town) of … [Continue reading]

Four of the Best Supplements and Medications for Boomers and Others to Discuss With Their Doctors To See If Appropriate to Your Health and For Health in and For Longevity

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After all of the television commercials that advertise medications and supplements to discuss with your doctors if and as appropriate to your health … [Continue reading]

Two For One Summer Savings for Activities and More in Fort Lauderdale So Take a Look at Vacationing Here This Summer

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Living in Fort Lauderdale is met with there is little to do and all you can get are early bird specials.  Please do not knock our early bird … [Continue reading]

Where We Grandparents Can Intervene Getting Grandchildren to Eat

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Every parent worries when their child refuses to eat.  We grandparents have learned that toddlers have a 36 hour food window and you have to think … [Continue reading]

Grandma’s Best Four Tips to Get Gifts and Candy to Grandchildren at Sleep Away Camps That Do Not Allow Gift Packages

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Gift packages have been banned at most sleep away camps.  For crazy grandmothers, all that did was make us try to find ways to circumvent the … [Continue reading]

Feeding Grandchildren Dessert First Is Good Science For Grandma and Now A Scientific Study Confirms it is Good for All of Us

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When our eldest daughter told us she was pregnant, I attended a conference where there were many friends and acquaintances who were already … [Continue reading]

Now That I Am in My Seventies I Understand Why No One Tells You the Truth About How To Optimize Life in Your Seventies

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When I was about to hit seventy, GG Lee’s (Great Grandmother age 95) mantra was hitting home.  She said live your life to its fullest while you are … [Continue reading]

What To Do When the Sixth Grand-baby Finally Likes Your Singing Voice

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When I had my first child it was my joy to rock her to sleep and sing to her. It was horribly sad when one day when she was 14 or 15 months old, she … [Continue reading]

We Boomers Are in Medical La La Land If We Do Not Expect Medical Issues To Permeate Our Lives Now and NUMBER ONE TIP For Medical Survival Through Our Seventies

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This Grandma has been living in medical La La Land. GG (Great Grandmother, now age 95) said live to the fullest and travel in ‘Young Old’ which is … [Continue reading]