Welcome to our new website!


Nov. 24, 2022

Episode 93. The Singing Santa Has Been Performing for 37 Years

Welcome to Episode 93 of the Adventures with Grammy Podcast. Today's guest, Tom Long, began performing as the Singing Santa in 1985 when he was 21 years old. He knew that first Christmas he had chosen the right avocation when …

Episode page
Nov. 9, 2022

Episode 92. The Grandparents Academy Welcomes All Grandparents

Founded in 2011 by Aaron Larsen as a way to honor his grandparents, GrandparentsAcademy.com is the world's first and only online academy dedicated to helping grandparents grow meaningful relationships and rich legacies with their loved ones.

Episode page
Oct. 6, 2022

Episode 91. Mrs. Claus Shares a Christmas Story

Mrs. Claus has a busy schedule, but she stopped by the Adventures with Grammy Podcast to let you know she is ready to bake cookies with your grandchildren, tuck them in with bedtime stories, and gather around the family room …

Episode page
Sept. 30, 2022

Episode 90. Jasper and the Christmas Faeries

Welcome to Episode 90 of the Adventures with Grammy Podcast. Today’s guest is Paul Entrekin. - For most of his adult life, Paul’s feet have been off the ground and in the air flying from one destination to another -- …

Episode page
Sept. 23, 2022

Episode 89. Great by Eight Is a Bold Call to Action

Focusing on early childhood development is vital for children and for our society. Research has demonstrated facilitating low-stress/high-engagement environments at the earliest ages builds strong, confident learners, who as adults,

Episode page
Sept. 15, 2022

Episode 88. Little Ones Enjoy Personalized E-books

Michelle Booth is the founder and CEO of Make Momentos, LLC, a tech startup whose mission is to offer adults an easy-to-use platform to create keepsake e-books for the children in their lives. - Booth has been helping people tell …

Episode page
Sept. 8, 2022

Episode 87. Homeschooling: A Dad’s Perspective

Russ Wrightson is a homeschooling dad of two boys ages 12 and 14. He says his boys are excited to learn from anything that crosses their paths, including videos, board games and a math book or two. - To help …

Episode page
Sept. 2, 2022

Episode 86. Dying Child Teaches Hospital Clown an Important Lesson

Our guest today is Eddy Smits, a former professional clown, who hails from Belgium. He says authentic communication with children would heal society's woes and enable children to grow into adults who could face any challenge and be effective world …

Episode page
Aug. 25, 2022

Episode 85. Eugenia’s Books: True Stories about the Author’s Grandmot…

Welcome to Episode 85 of the Adventures with Grammy Podcast. I am your host, Carolyn Berry. Today's guest is Jasmine Jimenez, the author of a new collection of children's books based on true stories of her grandmother. Her first book,

Episode page
Aug. 18, 2022

Episode 84. What is Pickleball & Can I Play it with My Grandchildren?

Carl Landau, the co-author of Pickleball for Dummies, says the sport has a world-wide, multigenerational following, with more than 5 million players and counting. Playing pickleball is fun way to meet fun-loving people and put an extra pep in your …

Episode page
Aug. 11, 2022

Episode 83. Homeschooling. Why? How?

There were about 3.7 million homeschool students in 2020-2021 in grades K-12 in the United States (roughly 6% to 7% of school-age children). There were about 2.5 million homeschool students in spring 2019 (or 3% to 4% of school-age children) …

Episode page
Aug. 5, 2022

Episode 82. Breastfeeding is Best for Babies & Moms. Learn Why.

Welcome to Episode 82 of the Adventures with Grammy Podcast. I am your host, Carolyn Berry. - Today's episode is all about breastfeeding. Our guest is Dr. Amaka Nnamani, a pediatrician and the author of the children's picture book titled …

Episode page
July 28, 2022

Episode 81. Beekeeping is a fun activity for young and old

Welcome to Episode 81 of the Adventures with Grammy Podcast. I am your host, Carolyn Berry. - Today's episode is all about bees -- honey bees and how to keep them. Whether you live in the city or the country,

Episode page
July 21, 2022

Episode 80. Audio Theater Entertains Young & Old

Welcome to Episode 80 of the Adventures with Grammy Podcast. I am your host, Carolyn Berry. - Sarah Beth Goncarova is today's guest. She is an American writer, composer and visual artist known for poetry, children’s adventure novels,

Episode page
July 14, 2022

Episode 79. The Mindful Grandparent

Visit https://adventureswithgrammypodcast.com to learn more about the podcast and how to be a guest. - Join our newsletter mailing list by texting GRAMMY to 22828 to get started, or visit https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/ih6vkmJ/grammy -

Episode page
July 7, 2022

Episode 78. What Does it Mean to Be a Grandparent?

Welcome to Episode 78 of the Adventures with Grammy Podcast. Today's guest is Dr. Abigail Stephan. She earned her doctorate a few months ago from Clemson University after successfully defending her dissertation,

Episode page
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 business in 2003 and has grown it to include four candy retail shops and three ice cream shops.

Episode page
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 Johns Hopkins University for almost four decades. Act Two found her writing books, caring for two young grandchildren,

Episode page
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 teenagers. Suddenly it’s not so easy anymore, for you or for them.

Episode page
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 gun control, specifically the guns used during school shootings.

Episode page
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’t know a thing about being a grandfather, so he asked questions and embarked on a journey to …

Episode page
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 dyslexia.

Episode page
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. There are not many podcasts for grandparents, and I have enjoyed The Grand Life since I listened …

Episode page
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 their adventures was the life-size replica of Noah’s Ark in Northern Kentucky not too far from Cincinnati, home …

Episode page