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June 30, 2022

Episode 77. Sweet Treats Make Grand Memories

John Zeno Louizes is a third generation candymaker and the Head Honcho at Zeno's Boardwalk Sweet Shop. He took over the family bu…

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June 23, 2022

Episode 76. Is Entrepreneur Life for You?

Connie Inukai has reinvented herself three times. Act One was teaching technical writing at the University of Maryland and at Joh…

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June 16, 2022

Episode 75. Connect with Your Teenage Grandchildren

When grandchildren are young, a sweet treat or new toy is enough to inspire their unconditional love. And then they become teenag…

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June 6, 2022

Episode 74. You can help end gun violence

Today’s podcast is a different format from the usual guest interview. I, alone, will be speaking, and the topic is my views about…

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May 28, 2022

Episode 73. The Cool Grandpa Visits with Grammy

At 48, Greg Payne, host of the Cool-Grandpa podcast, learned he soon would become a grandfather. He felt a bit panicky. He didn…

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May 20, 2022

Episode 72. Lily’s Poem — Dyslexia from a Child’s Perspective

The May 2022 issue of Stone Soup, a literary magazine for children, features two poems written by Lily, a 13-year-old who has dys…

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May 12, 2022

Episode 71. A Podcast Swap with Emily Morgan

Episode 71 is a rebroadcast of the January 12, 2022, episode of The Grand Life in which the host, Emily Morgan, interviewed me. T…

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May 6, 2022

Episode 70. Skip-Gen RV Cross-Country Road Trip

My sister discusses the skip-gen cross-country trip she and her husband and two grandchildren took in their RV. The first stop on…

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April 28, 2022

Episode 69. Geocaching: Take Your Grandchildren on a Treasure Hunt

Amy Tilk, an engineer and the host of the Geocache Adventures podcast, gives us insight as to the game’s origins, its worldwide p…

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April 21, 2022

Episode 68. Help Your Children Discover the Wonders of Art Museums

A former docent for the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C., Mehreen Tanvir, known as Mom at the Museum on Instagram, shows us h…

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April 15, 2022

Episode 67. Unconditional Love: Rescues and Adopting Children from Di…

Harley’s story is one of unconditional love … the story of rescue and adoption … and the story of living with diabetes. A family …

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April 7, 2022

Episode 66. Help Your Adult Grandchildren Excel

Grad to Grown-Up: 68 Tips to Excel in Your Personal and Professional Life is a unique self-help book that offers a roadmap to kic…

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March 31, 2022

Episode 65. Music Can Increase Your Child’s Intelligence

Do you know that playing a musical instrument is the only thing we do that exercises the entire brain at once? When a child learn…

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March 24, 2022

Episode 64. The Gift of Play

Play provides the respite and energy that grandparents need for renewal. It is an opportunity for grandparents to recapture their…

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March 17, 2022

Episode 63. Peekabond: The App for Long-Distance Grandparents

Peekabond — an app that helps families across the world build bonds with young children at a distance.

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March 10, 2022

Episode 62. The Autism Dad

Rob Gorski’s three sons are on the Autism Spectrum. When he first learned about autism, he was angry, bewildered and often felt a…

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March 3, 2022

Episode 61. Celebrate the Life of Harriet Tubman and the Legacy of he…

Two hundred years ago Harriet Tubman was born enslaved on a farm on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in the United States. Most know…

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Feb. 24, 2022

Episode 60. Hart County: Where Grandparents’ Dreams Come True

Hart County, Ky, is a fascinating destination for grandparents and their grandchildren ... a grandparent’s dream come true: a pla…

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Feb. 17, 2022

Episode 59: Insider Tips for Making Magical Memories at Walt Disney W…

Nikki Hendrix and her father, Manny Oliverez (Episode 52), talk about everything Disney. Their tips will help your family make th…

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Feb. 10, 2022

Episode 58. Positive Messages are Critical to Raising Healthy Children

Ivy Butler loves to snap photographs. He's done so since his children were little, and he is continuing that tradition with his g…

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Feb. 3, 2022

Episode 57. Traveling with Children

Author Kaitlyn Jain: “Welcome to the true story of two crazy parents traveling with four small children…on a budget. Part memoir,…

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Jan. 27, 2022

Episode 56. A Kidpreneur Shares his Love of Candles

A young entrepreneur from the Washington D.C. metro area, Alejandro is the founder of Smell of Love Candles, a company that speci…

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Jan. 21, 2022

Episode 55: A Chat with Author/Illustrator Dori Durbin

Author/illustrator Dori Durbin tells us about her book series, Little Cat Feelings. She has published two picture books in that s…

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Jan. 13, 2022

Episode 54. Storytelling

The Adventures with Grammy Podcast is pleased to welcome Storyteller Debra Weller, a creative performance artist using oral tradi…

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