What better advice is there as we get older than to stay joyful, be silly, have fun and keep playing? And who benefits more from that advice, if you’re a grandparent, than your grandchildren?
Sure it’s wise to get a good night’s sleep, eat more leafy greens and walk at least 10,000 steps every day, but how much fun is that compared to, say, riding a rollercoaster, starting a water fight, or playing a practical joke. So throw away your lists—‘lose weight, hit the gym’—and instead: work hard and play even harder.
This issue of Grand features articles on topics ranging from 10 ways to be a fabulous grandparent, cooking with your grandkids, and creating and launching a podcast, to running your first 10k, the gift of giving, and developing digital literacy. There’s 7 Grand, a compilation of ideas and inspiration to help keep you in-the-know and connected to community, there’s a grandmother’s guide to bonding with grandsons, and there’s an article to remind you that age is just a number—you’re as young as you feel!