Author Archives: Marcia Branwen

Gift Ideas From Grandparents: What’s a Mimi to Do?

gift giving for grandparents

 have evolved over the years in my thinking around gift-giving to children as well as grandchildren. Perhaps you have, too? It’s a blessing that in many situations our grandchildren don’t “need” anything that their parents can’t already provide for them. Our children are often better off than we were at their age, right? For which…

What Not to Say

Guest post by Charlotte Fox – The death of a loved one is a life-altering experience. Unless you’ve ‘been there and done that’ yourself, it is impossible to comprehend what it feels like. We want to hear words like…I’m so sorry for your loss, or…I know this is a difficult time for you, or…I’m here for you (and…