Posts by Janai Mestrovich

Knee Health Learned from Crawling with Toddlers

August 12, 2015 Awesome Aging 0 Comments

As Published at: Ashland Daily Tidings Chasing each other on our hands and knees was the cat’s meow for my grandson when he started crawling. Entering into his world gave me a rejuvenated view with flashback memories of playing with my own children at that stage. We chased each other,

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The Bad Word That Wasn’t

August 10, 2015 Awesome Aging 0 Comments

As Published at: Ashland Daily Tidings Grandkiddos visited this morning. Music CD’s from the 50′s and 60′s provided incentive for hatching a baby dinosaur, building a resting pyramid for baby dino, dress-ups, an art project, and snacks while weaving dancing into the mix. Suddenly, my six year old grandson insisted

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More Fun Kicks at 66

August 4, 2015 Awesome Aging 0 Comments

As Published at: Ashland Daily Tidings Long ago I decided it would be wise to become more awake as I grow older instead of feeling like I was slowly falling asleep until I died. When I hit 60, I promised myself to have more fun every year than the previous

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Kindness Creates Ripples Across the Generations

August 2, 2015 Awesome Aging 0 Comments

As published at: Ashland Daily Tidings “I am so sorry you had to walk so far.” An older woman was standing by a car stretching her voice to a young mother with a toddler walking in high heat toward her. The child was understandably cranky and the mother, stressed, had

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Grannies can Muscle Up, Too!

July 29, 2015 Articles, Publicity 0 Comments

eSouthern Oregon July 28, 2015 It was one thing to push my palms against door frames as a teenager to try to get bustier. Didn’t work. Sleeping on marbles to get dimples didn’t work either. Every life stage has presented opportunities to develop and explore my human potential in all

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Inner Peace: Transmitting Inner Peace Through Touch

July 23, 2015 Articles, Grandma Boom Time 0 Comments

Ashland Daily Tidings July 17, 2015 It was 1976. I heard my baby wailing as the nurse carried her into the room after my Caesarean section. The second my daughter was placed in my arms, her crying stopped. A sweet cooing sound filled the silence and my heart. It was

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TRX in the Early Morning

July 14, 2015 Grandma Boom Time 0 Comments

6 a.m. TRX. Feels great to strengthen core early in the morning for a great energy day. These two forms alternate back and forth. ‪#‎morefunkicksat66‬

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Heart Passion Noticed by Preschooler

July 13, 2015 Grandma Boom Time 0 Comments

A daycare Director contacted me wanting to share what a child said about my presentation this week on cooperation and noodle drumming. “I wanted to tell you what a sweet girl said about your visit to our Center: “Grandma Boom gave all of us a piece of her heart. See?

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Cross-Generational Activities Enliven Imagination

July 13, 2015 Cross Generational Activities 0 Comments

Yesterday I was chased by a dragon! Grandma Boom takes flight just like her grandchildren would have! They would be proud I ran faster than the dragon! It was so much more fun than just driving past the creature and thinking it was a great piece of art. Spending time

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