Grandparents

6 Things My 90-Year-Old Grandfather Has Taught Me About Life

Buzz Bishop | Posted 03.26.2015 | Canada Living
Buzz Bishop

I don't take my grandfather for granted. I soak up every single second I'm lucky enough to spend with him. I often wonder if, when I see him, if that will be the last time. After all, he's the only grand I have left. So what have I learned watching my grandfather? What lessons can I take from a man who has made it to 90 and shows no sign of slowing down? Here are six things.

A Day to Celebrate Grandparents Everywhere

Kimberly Rupnarain | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada Impact
Kimberly Rupnarain

This Sunday marks national Grandparent's Day. But while special occasions like Mother's Day are celebrated with gifts, cards and showers of love and affection, Grandparent's Day is different. It reminds Canadians to honour grandparents, and not take their guidance, strength and information for granted. Many grandparents are pillars of strength in their own families, both here and around the globe.

What Will Your Legacy Be?

Jane Blaufus | Posted 07.20.2013 | Canada Living
Jane Blaufus

Recently a 97-year-old New York man left his $40 million fortune to....no one. People need to encourage their friends and family to start sharing their wishes and their wants...to make it an acceptable discussion topic.

Six Benefits of Hanging Out with Toddlers

Kathryne Grisim | Posted 01.13.2013 | Canada Living
Kathryne Grisim

You might think that with my husband and I being as close as we are to becoming empty-nesters, we would be done hanging out with little ones. Actually the opposite is true. As we get older, we crave our time with the youngest members of our family and the young families that are our friends.

In Support of the Strong-Willed Child

Lori Gard | Posted 12.20.2012 | Canada Living
Lori Gard

Dear Caregiver, I am sorry my child lay on the floor today and refused to participate in your class. I also apologize that she further disregarded your implicit instructions pertaining to scheduled activities, not to mention more than once did exactly the opposite of what you requested. Spirited kids are square pegs trying to fit into a round world. They are the ones asking "why" when others are saying "yes." And then some.