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    Support back-to-school grandkids! Plus, GRAND Social No. 218 link party

    Support back-to-school grandkids!

    Last week was the first week of the school year for Bubby and Mac, and school starts this week for Bud. Your school age grandkiddos have likely already hit the books, too, or will soon.

    Which makes this the perfect time to once again urge you to get involved in their schooling, urge you to once again read my post on the topic.

    support grandchildren in school 

    Click on the graphic above and it'll take you right to the article — in a new window so you can click right back to this open window to participate in this week's GRAND Social link party.

    GRAND Social No. 218

    Now for the party! Thank you for participating once again in the link party for grandparents. You, my friends, rock!

    grand social link party

    How it works:

    • All grandparent bloggers are invited to add a link. You don't have to blog about grandparenting, just be a grandparent who blogs.
    • Grandparents who do not blog (or want to share something other than their own post) are welcome to add links to other posts grandparent readers may be interested in.
    • To link up a post, copy the direct URL to the specific post — new or old — that you want to share, not the link to the blog or website home page. Then click the blue button below marked "Add your link" and follow the directions.
    • I reserve the right to remove posts I feel are inappropriate. (Which hasn't happened yet, but I feel obligated to note that, just in case.)
    • Those who add links to the GRAND Social link party will be sent a weekly reminder when the party goes live. If you prefer to be removed from that email list, feel free to do so (and you'll still be more than welcome to join the party any time).
    • If adding your own post, including a mention such as This post linked to the GRAND Social to your linked posts is appreciated. Or, you can post the GRAND Social button anywhere on your page using the following code:
    <a rel="nofollow" href="" target="blank"><img src="" alt="Grandma’" width="125" height="125" /></a>
    • The GRAND Social linky accepts posts through Wednesday evening, so please come back to see those added after your first visit.
    • If you're not a linker, you have the pleasure of being a reader. Those sharing a link would be honored to have you visit, read and, if so moved, leave a comment even if just "Hey, stopping by from the GRAND Social." Bloggers who link are encouraged to visit and comment on the links of other bloggers, as well.


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    Reader Comments (4)

    Another school year! Is it just BB or do the years w/Grands go quicker??? Glad to join the Social; Gracias for having it. BB2U

    August 15, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterBohemian Babushka

    Hard to believe that Amara will start 7th grade - junior high! BB is right the years go fast with grandchildren than they did for our children. Her school doesn't start for 2 more weeks but we are busy getting ready! Thanks for hosting and thanks again for mentioning me in the other post. Volunteering is the best!

    August 15, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterGrandma Kc

    Aw, that's a great list you and your daughter came up with! I like #8 especially.
    Thanks for the party and have a great new school year, grandma! :D

    August 16, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterJas @All that's Jas

    I'm glad that things seem to be settling down to a dull roar. Hope they continue to improve along with Jim's foot.
    For the grandchild that lives near us here in Wyo, we try to keep up on what he is doing in school. Our son and DIL are good about keeping us posted on school happenings and events to attend. We always go to walk with him on the first day of school. One thing I've been doing since he started school is taking a first day of school picture. This year he will hold a sign that says 'First Day of Third Grade" These pictures are a good addition to his scrapbook that I've been doing since he was born. Our granddaughter lives in Calif. but I make sure I get plenty of pictures and updates on her also. Thanks for hosting.

    August 16, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterJackie S
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