Coffee Break

Suzanne Family, grandparenting, Simple joys, Simple Living, Thoroughly Modern Mimi, Uncategorized, wisdom

  This is a favorite and oft-requested repost. It’s a good reminder, each year!     As my family has expanded through marriage and grandchildren, we knew we had to simplify gift giving. I came across this Victorian guideline and have used it, very successfully, for the last couple of years. Oh . . . how I wish I had …

Thoroughly Modern Mimis: Virtual Grandparenting

Suzanne Family, Thoroughly Modern Mimi

Welcome back to Thoroughly Modern Mimis! Mimi, Grammy, Nana, GiGi, Oma, Grandma . . . they’re all terms of endearment for one of the most important roles in life’s second act: grandparenting. And what a grand act it is! Having grandchildren two states away, virtual grandparenting is a must. We use FaceTime all. the. time. From reading stories, to showing …

Thoroughly Modern Mimis: Grandkids Say the Darndest Things (Part 2)

Suzanne Fun, Thoroughly Modern Mimi

Welcome back to Thoroughly Modern Mimis! Mimi, Grammy, Nana, GiGi, Oma, Grandma . . . they’re all terms of endearment for one of the most important roles in life’s second act: grandparenting. And what a grand act it is! Thanks for sharing your funny grandkid moments last week — I couldn’t help but laugh at the curious ways their growing minds …

Thoroughly Modern Mimis: Grandparenting Humor

Suzanne Thoroughly Modern Mimi

Welcome back to Thoroughly Modern Mimis! Mimi, Grammy, Nana, GiGi, Oma, Grandma . . . they’re all terms of endearment for one of the most important roles in life’s second act: grandparenting. And what a grand act it is! Here are some funnies for all you mimis out there! Congratulations to last week’s winner of a copy of Courageous Grandparenting, MELISSA LONGSHORE. …

Thoroughly Modern Mimis: A Call to Intentional Nanas & Papas

Suzanne Thoroughly Modern Mimi

Welcome back to Thoroughly Modern Mimis! Mimi, Grammy, Nana, GiGi, Oma, Grandma . . . they’re all terms of endearment for one of the most important roles in life’s second act: grandparenting. And what a grand act it is! Cavin Harper, Executive Director of Christian Grandparenting Network and author of Courageous Grandparenting, joins us today to share the Three D’s of …