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Five Photo Sharing Apps for Families

Keepy Ever wondered if there was a way to keep up on and see your grandkids’ artwork, photos and schoolwork? Well wonder no more. Keepy helps connect families so they can share pictures, video...

Shutterbug

On a recent sunny June afternoon I accompanied my daughter and her family to a local swimming hole on the Puntledge River. The weather had attracted quite a few families to the beach. Relaxing...

Tools to Connect Online

These apps offer some other worthwhile activities for grandparents and grandkids:Ancestry.com and MyHeritage.com. Ancestry websites are a great way for grandparents and older grandchildren to explore their family’s history together.Keepy. Share artwork, school projects...

Your next favourite Podcast!

With so many to choose from, finding a favourite podcast can be a challenge. But with the following suggestions, you can't go wrong. There are those produced locally—and those far-flung. No matter your interest,...

Rock the Podcast

How to create—and launch—an engaging and entertaining podcast Like other grandmothers everywhere, I grieved not being able to be with my grandchildren over this last holiday season. I needed a project to distract me, so...

Developing Digital Literacy

With an end date to the pandemic still not clear, Canadians are struggling to cope with physical distancing after a long winter. With seniors being the most vulnerable to COVID-19, they are likely to...

3 Have-to-Haves for Techie Grandparents

1. Aura by Carver Digital Frames. See the people you love—on rotation!—and invite them to add photos, too. Smart digital frames provide crisp details, full light, and great quality. With social distancing, photos...

How to Photograph Your Grandkids

Photographing Your Grandkids We asked three Island photographers—Ashley Marston, Erin Wallis and Kimberley Kufaas—for tips on how to best “capture your kids.” Here are their answers… Get lots of photos together. Is grandpa sitting at the...

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