Posts by Janai Mestrovich

Becoming the Ouch Ouwee Fairy for Preschoolers

May 20, 2015 Children and Stress 0 Comments

Grandma Boom strikes again….as the OUCH OUWEE FAIRY for 32 preschoolers. Had a blast teaching them that getting tense when we get an ouwee makes the ouwee worse. Did a self-calming song with them, helping baby dinosaurs to feel better with deep breathing, drummed to ouch and then to calming

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Benefit Color Run Blasts Grandma Boom with COLORS

May 16, 2015 Cross Generational Activities 0 Comments

5K Benefit run for Habitat for Humanity. Thousands of people all ages showed up in white, ran and were sprayed with colors. High energy. FUNtastic cross-generational event. Before and After piks give an idea of the mess I must clean up! Worth every ounce of clean-up time! More fun kicks

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Cross Generational Fun: Christening A New Kitchen Space

May 16, 2015 Cross Generational Activities 0 Comments

Grandma Boom has moved, fourth time in four years. Seems I rent from folks who want to sell. Getting moved in, trying to feel like it is home. And then, invited the grandkiddos over to bake applesauce muffins which provided the christening for a home feeling el pronto! We all

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GRUDGE SACK presentation at Chamber of Commerce….with Wings!

May 15, 2015 Child Wellness, Happy Aging Secrets 0 Comments

GRUDGE SACK! Grandma Boom wore one for Chamber of Commerce this morning for 3D demonstration what a grudge does to our bodies/attitudes when holding one inside. SEE bag of rock hanging from neck down to chest. Practiced forgiveness, released the grudge/grudge sack, and spread my wings to feel and fly

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Laughing For The Health Of It

May 14, 2015 Articles 0 Comments

Hot off the press: “Laughing for the Health of It”….by Janai ‘Grandma Boom’ Mestrovich. Worth the read…fun stories and research backed information about the importance of laughter. Enjoy!

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Unexpected Award for Grandma Boom!

May 13, 2015 Grandma Boom Time 0 Comments

SURPRISE arrived in the mail! Evidently, I won 3rd place in the Pear Blossom Run in my age category of 66 to 69 years. I didn’t even know they gave awards. Kind of fun to know my trot was faster than I thought! More fun kicks at 66!

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Remembering to Empower Myself

May 9, 2015 Energy Sparks, Grandma Boom Time 0 Comments

AFTER. and. BEFORE. The Before… Feeling tired, discombobulated from boxes and decisions and getting oriented to new placements of things in a new space and dealing with injustice from property manager and condition of where I moved into that needed much attention. The After… Listening to my body needing body

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Bubble Wrapped OUT Rap!

May 6, 2015 Grandma Boom Time 0 Comments

It’s wordless. Moving does wonders for losing it. One sure way to enter Zombieland! Michelle’s annual trek to help me move deserves documentation! — with Michelle Nowak.

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Radio Interview and Book Signing

May 1, 2015 Boom In The Room, Radio/Television Interviews 0 Comments

KSKQ Radio requested interviewing Grandma Boom this Saturday in Ashland during their pledge drive, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. They said they wanted lively interviews! Just so happened Bloomsbury Bookstore had asked me to do a book signing for The Grandma Boom Chronicles…More Alive at 65! plus a children’s reading

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