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contributors arnesa a. howell (“One in a Million,” page 16) is a regular contributor to Money magazine. Her writing has also appeared in People, USA Weekend, Heart & Soul, Real Health, and the Baltimore Sun’s UniSun. Her love of public speaking has led to guest speaking engagements at the national Press Club and several universities, including Howard University, of which she is an alumna. She is based in Washington, d.C. elizabeth Thomas (“a Charmed Life,” page 46) is a poet, performer and teacher who designs and teaches writing programs for schools and organizations throughout the country based on the philosophy that poetry is meant to be heard out loud and in person. Her Web site is Upwords Poetry.  suzanne finley (“Left Behind,” page 38) is Grand’s regional editor in Metro detroit, where she lives with her husband, two children, one grandchild and five cats. She is the author of the blog “Liam’s Grandma or Maggie in real Life.”  eric henrickson (“Just the Family We are,” page 33) writes for GLBT Parenting magazine, Baby, Show Music and Joey, covering children’s media, technology and education. He lives with his partner in the suburbs of detroit and works for The Detroit News. abigail gripman (“Get a Job!” page 20) lives in Flagstaff, arizona, with her husband, two children and a mutt dog. She has been a journalist for 20 years, working in Ohio, Oregon, Hawaii and arizona. When she grows up, she wants to be a lounge singer. Grand The magazine for grandparenTs www.grandmagazine.com WEndY rEId CrISP editor in Chief SIMOnE TIEBEr art director MarY ann COOPEr senior editor CHrISTInE BETTEnCOUrT Copy editor HOLLY LEnTZ editorial assistant Contributing editors ruth nathan, Brigitte Castellano, Michelle Briseño-Tucker, Tiffany Sharpe, anna Gervait, Galen Miller, Fran Weber Teall regional editors Tracy mcginnis (“Movin’ to the G’kids,” page 26) is a writer based in north Carolina. She can be reached at Caffeinated Penn.  Los Angeles: Judy Pugh Orange County (California): Pat Burns Tampa Bay: Barbara Hunting-Hanley New Jersey: Helaine Shilling San Francisco Peninsula: donne davis Metro Detroit: Suzanne Finley for CusTomer serviCe and address Changes ruth nathan, ph.d., (“Grand Prix: 0-3,” page 36) is an active board member of the Foundation for Early Literacy (the field in which she holds a doctorate). Currently, ruth is working on the fourth edition of her book The Beginnings of Writing (allyn and Bacon), written with Charles and Frances Temple and nancy Burris. ruth and her husband, dr. Larry nathan, have three daughters and sons-in-law and two grandchildren, Saul and Theodore. She is a contributing editor of Grand. Jodi Webb (“10 disney Secrets,” page 30) lives in Pennsylvania and has written hundreds of articles for History Magazine, Pennsylvania Magazine, and The Christian Science Monitor. She has also contributed to anthologies on baseball, gardening, pop culture, married life and the military, and she co-authored Pennsylvania Trivia (Blue Bike Books). 727-323-9587 PrOdUCT rEVIEWS Please visit www.grandmagazine.com or products@grandmagazine.com Mail samples for review to Grand Magazine Editorial, 989 Milton, #3d, Ferndale, California 95536 Please visit www.grandmagazine.com Grand Media, LLC, allows carefully screened third parties to rent the Grand subscriber file from time to time. If you prefer that we not include your name, please write us at Grand Magazine, 4791 Baywood Point drive South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711 or e-mail admin@grandmagazine.com Grand - The Online Magazine for Grandparents Vol 5 no.2 (ISSn 1563 9202) is published monthly by Grand Media, LLC 4791 Baywood Point drive South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711 T-866-327-9039 F. 727-323-9587 Contents © 2009 by Grand Media, LLC nXTbook Media 8 GRAND MAY JUNE 2008 SUBMISSIOnS/QUErIES sherry hanson (“Toddler Telephone Talk,” page 13) has published hundreds of articles, essays and poems and teaches others how to get published . Her collection of poetry, A Cab to Stonehenge, was published in 2006. She is nana to Ethan, Braddock and Jane. Lillian Carson, d.s.W., (“ask Grand: an Elephant in the room,” page 32) has been writing the “ask Grand” column since this magazine’s inception five years ago. a nationally recognized grandparenting expert, she is the author of the best-selling book The Essential Grandparent: A Guide to Making a Difference.  michelle Briseño-Tucker (“The Healthy Crib,” page 22) is a contributing editor of Grand who writes on health and safety issues. She is also the founder of Eden’s Kiss organic skin balms and oils, and is an avid organic gardener in Ferndale, California, where she lives with her husband and “the last child at home.” 8 GRAND FEBRUARY 2009
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - February 2009

GRAND Magazine - February 2009
GRAND View
Contents
GRAND Central
On the Cover: Susan L. Taylor, One in a Million
Get a Job!
The Healthy Crib
Movin’ to the G’Kids
Closing In
10 Disney Secrets
Ask GRAND
Just the Family We Are
Grand Prix: 0-3
Left Behind
Cycle Safe
Resources
GRAND Finale
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - GRAND Central
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - On the Cover: Susan L. Taylor, One in a Million
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Get a Job!
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 21
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - The Healthy Crib
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 25
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Movin’ to the G’Kids
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Closing In
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 29
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 10 Disney Secrets
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 31
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Ask GRAND
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Just the Family We Are
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 35
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Grand Prix: 0-3
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 37
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Left Behind
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Cycle Safe
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 42
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Resources
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - GRAND Finale
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