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14 12, 2020

Ten of the Best Educational Gifts for Grandkids

2020-12-14T23:37:26-05:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: Grandchildren|Tags: , , |

You’re the best grandparent that you can be, and you’re always willing to go the extra mile for your grandkids especially during the holidays.  So, when it comes to gift-giving you want to be creative and find something unique that they will remember.  Why not give a present this year that will not only give them joy but stimulate their mind as well?  FirstLantic has ten suggestions for educational gifts that will keep on giving throughout the year by stimulating your grandchild’s curiosity and sense of wonder.   STEM subscription boxes – With Little Passport’s monthly subscription packages, children learn and explore science, technology, engineering, and math all while having so much fun they don’t realize how much new information they are absorbing. They are [...]

1 12, 2020

Ways to Stay Close to Grandchildren When You Are Physically Distant

2020-12-01T11:46:37-05:00December 1st, 2020|Categories: covid 19, Loneliness and Isolation|Tags: , , |

Probably one of the hardest things about this pandemic is being forced to quarantine away from loved ones physically.  And while wearing a mask can be tiresome, it's merely a minor inconvenience.  Whereas missing out on seeing your grandkids grow up is something altogether different.  It can be downright painful.  However, although you may be physically distanced, that doesn’t mean you have to be emotionally distanced.  Thank goodness for video chats!  But why stop there?  Why not try a few projects that can help you stay connected and have fun in the process?   FirstLantic has some ideas that can bring you and your grandkids together even while you are physically apart.   Make a scrapbook – Because everything in our life is digital these days, [...]

18 08, 2020

Keeping Your Grandchild’s Education on Track During COVID-19

2020-08-18T13:10:57-04:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: covid 19, Grandchildren|Tags: , , |

The biggest challenge that parents and grandparents are facing right now is how to make sure their children are getting a quality education during COVID-19.  There are no easy answers but luckily, you’re not alone.  Plenty of resources exist to help you navigate this new reality.  There are free or low-cost tools that can help keep children engaged in learning and also provide them with educational and fun activities that can occupy their time.  Weary grandparents everywhere can breathe a sigh of relief…   FirstLantic.com has put together a comprehensive list with some of the most innovative learning applications designed to help you through this difficult time.   Expedition Learn Remember the encyclopedia company, Britannica?  Well, they’re still around, and their business has become digital like [...]

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