Connecting with Children

Kids Understand Lessons in Their Own Way

February 7, 2015 Connecting with Children 0 Comments

Living proof I am Grandma Boom, Grandma of a 3 yr. old who has learned to put chewed gum in a trash can….and when that is not available….”Booey, hold your hand out. ” And plop goes the wet sticky gum! Some moments are beyond priceless! Grateful for my grandmahood and

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Playing with Children Keeps us Young!

February 6, 2015 Connecting with Children, Cross Generational Activities 0 Comments

Three year old Miss Claire insisted I had to be a hungry crying baby while she fixed my food. She was not satisfied until I did the real deal…wawawawaaaaaaa….and then I got to eat! Role reversals and creative roles keep the brain stimulated and help relationships that are cross-generational in

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Heartfelt Thank You

November 18, 2014 Connecting with Children 0 Comments

The “Thank You” Fairy shared a story, drummed and sang with the daycare children, did artwork, and showed them with a heart slinky how to connect from one heart to another heart when FEELING gratitude and not just saying the words, “thank you.” Research indicates gratitude strengthens the immune system,

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Grandma Boom Makes Magic for Grandkids

July 31, 2014 Connecting with Children 0 Comments

Magic and wonder are part of lighting up life. Hanging crystals in windows that get direct sunlight, rainbows dance all over my house. My grandson was able to hold a rainbow in his hand. THAT was the cat’s meow in terms of personal wonder and magic! Creating this kind of

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Inner Child Empowerment and Creative Play Ideas from Kids

February 25, 2014 Connecting with Children 0 Comments

Indoor picnic! Grayson and Claire asked me yesterday if they could make a tent behind the couch and eat a picnic lunch there. Of course, Grandma Boom is all up for fun ideas. Stretches me to think of more options for indoor picnics! Fun concept. Kids have the darnedest great

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