GoGo Grannies Bringing Back Games For Africa Fundraiser

The Orangeville GoGo Grannies, in partnership with KOROS Games, once again brought back their annual Games for Africa Fundraiser this past month. The event, which was held on April 11, helps raise funds for a national campaign through the Stephen Lewis Foundation that supports orphans of AIDs victims  in Africa. “The campaign helps provide funds… Read More

Grandmother’s Travel Memories

Knowing her grandmother only through photo albums, Patricia Morrisroe tries to retrace her mysterious world travels. My grandmother had lots of secrets. Even her entry into Ellis Island made for a good mystery. Somehow, en route from London in 1909, she lost her steamer trunk, arriving in the New World as metaphorically naked as Shakespeare’s… Read More

Grandmothers Gave Humans Longer Lifespans

Humans developed longer lifespans and bigger brains because grandmothers began looking after their grandchildren up to two million years ago, according to a new study. Help with childcare from grandmothers at an early stage of human history could have resulted in an evolutionary change which caused women to live long past the menopause, researchers said.… Read More

More Than 2.5 Million Grandparents Take On Role Of Parent

WILMINGTON, Del. — These are supposed to be their golden years. They worked hard, earned a decent living and raised their family. Now it’s time to relax and reap the benefits of a life well lived. But not for those who have had to take on the responsibility of raising grandchildren. Their golden years have… Read More

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

The Rewards and Challenges of Parenting the Second Time Around. When parents are absent or unable to raise their children, grandparents are often the ones who step in. Raising a second generation brings many rewards, including the fulfillment of giving your grandkids a sense of security, developing a deeper relationship, and keeping the family together.… Read More

How To Be A Better Grandparent

Tips on Building Great Relationships with your Grandkids As grandparents we all want to make the most of the precious family time we get to spend with our grandchildren. You can create deep, loving relationships with your grandchildren by sharing the things you love and by learning about what excites them. Whether you’re a full-time… Read More

Top 100 Universities For Student Satisfaction – The List

The latest National Student Survey has revealed the UK higher education institutions with the highest student satisfaction, check out the top 100 here. The satisfaction rate for students studying at UK higher education institutions has remained high this year, with 86 per cent of students saying they are satisfied with their course overall in this… Read More