Mother's Day is fast approaching! Are you ready? Have you thought about what you will do for your mom or how you go about remembering mom on Mother's Day? Me either. I'm a procrastinator, too. However, since starting this blog, I've tried to think ahead for the benefit of my dear readers. So here is some information and a few ideas for you as you honor your Mom or Mom-like person this ... Read More about Remembering Mom on Mother’s Day
Q is for Question Question: Will You Tell Me a Story About Your Grandma? What makes a Grandmother memorable? Most of you who are reading this are Grandmas yourselves. If you aren't, maybe you HAVE a Grandma? (Even if she is no longer on this earth, she is still your Grandma.) Passing Down the Love is all about Grandmas and their Grandkids. And we'd love to hear your stories. We are ... Read More about Question: Will You Tell Me a Story About Your Grandma?
DIY Projects for Memory Keeping Keeping memories can be fun with these unusual project ideas. You know how important it is to preserve memories for the future. If you're still unsure about that you can check here. It isn't even necessary to be super crafty for these - I'm definitely not crafty, but I think these are things even I could do (they are on my list). Here are a few fun memory ... Read More about DIY Projects for Memory Keeping
O is for Overboard Grandparents Going Overboard: Do This Instead It's so easy for Grandparents like us to get caught up in the gift-giving frenzy. Generous Grandparents mean well but often go overboard. Too much of a good thing is not always a good thing. The Grandkids may already have more than they need, parents may be trying to teach their kids to live with less, or the splurging might ... Read More about Grandparents Going Overboard: Do This Instead
N is for Nature Passing Down the Love of Nature Grandparents, are you passing down the love of nature and the outdoors to your Grandchildren? If not, maybe its time to start. And if you're already exploring nature with them, great! Do you need some new suggestions? There are so many ways to explore, you should never run out of ideas, but just in case, here are some excursions you may not ... Read More about Passing Down the Love of Nature
M is for Music and Memories Music and It's Relationship to Memories Research shows that music and memory are closely related. Music can elicit memories from a particular time in your life, triggering forgotten emotions about relationships, love, joy, fun, tragedy, heartbreak or loss. The mind creates a place deep inside where these memories are stored. Hearing those songs can bring back vivid ... Read More about Music and It’s Relationship to Memories