Grandparents

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Aging Parents

4 Rewards to Bridging the Generations

Intergenerational programming offers creative ways for people of all ages to spend time together.

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Grandchildren

Grandparenting Teens: How to Stay Present and Engaged in Your Grandchild’s Life

A teen behavior expert shares tips for those who are having difficulty maintaining a relationship with their teenage grandchildren. 

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Prayers for Family

6 Prayers for a New Grandchild

A first-time grandfather ponders his deepest wishes and hopes for his grandson.

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Miracles

Heaven-Sent Messages from Beloved Grandparents

From dreams to family heirlooms, these signs from beyond brought joy and peace. 

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How to Pray

How Family Photos Can Inspire Prayer

One father’s prayer practice helps him feel connected to family far away.

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An artist's rendering of a vintage sewing machine with wings; Illustration by Dan Bransfield
Angels

How Her Grandmother’s Vintage Sewing Machine Came to the Rescue

Remembering her grandmother’s loving spirit, she sewed more than 100 masks for staff at a local hospital during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Prayers from heaven
How to Pray

How Your Loved Ones in Heaven Can Continue to Pray

It’s possible to receive encouragement from ancestors we have never met.

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Blended Families

Why Sweet Tea for Christmas?

Over the years, this delicious beverage became the cornerstone of her family’s holiday celebration.

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Jean Locker
Exercise

Dear Aging: Slow Down a Little, Please

As she celebrates her 75th birthday, Jean L., one of the Arnicare “Dear Aging” contest winners, reflects fondly on her life experiences. 

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Grandchildren

5 Positive Character Traits To Instill in Your Grandchildren

Making biscuits with her three-year-old granddaughter helped her to teach patience, perseverance, perspective and more.

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