GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 24

Around the world in 80 memories

Oh, the places a grand and grandkid will go!

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By HELEna kOEnIG

Helena Koenig is the founder of Grand Travel, Very Special Vacations for Grandparents and Grandchildren 24
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very grandparent dreams of traveling with grandchildren. A grandfather called our agency about traveling with his first grandchild: “I want to be on your mailing list.” We asked him how old his grandchild was. We all chuckled when he told us the baby was a day old, but we understood fully when he conveyed his wish to make good choices for their travel adventures together. Most new grandparents wait a bit longer than a day before making	the	call	for	information;	 nonetheless,	their	excitement	 and anticipation is just as high. When we grandparents and our grandchildren travel together, we share the joy of learning together about new places and people. We learn about each

other and have a chance to close the generation gap. In short, we have traveled a distance together. Though traveling with grandchildren is wildly anticipated, it must be handled with care. Getting ready for the trip can be as important as the trip itself. Grandparents need written permission from their grandchild’s parents to take them on a trip without parents. The family should talk with the child’s teacher about the trip, as often it can be made to be part	of	their	educational	experience—perhaps a “show and tell” on their return. Grandparents and grandchildren should visit the library together and peruse the books and publications—nothing too heady but

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010

GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010
Contents
GRAND Treasure Hunt
I’m too young to be a grandparent!
GRAND Central
Want it? Win it!
Marian Robinson: First Grand
Around the world in 80 memories
7 travel essentials: Don’t leave home without ’em
Have health, will travel
Not so grand
Splitsville
Text-a-grand
Are you a safe driver?
Resources
GRAND Finale
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - Intro
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 2
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - Contents
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - GRAND Treasure Hunt
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 5
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - I’m too young to be a grandparent!
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 7
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 8
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 9
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 10
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - GRAND Central
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 12
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 13
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 14
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 15
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - Want it? Win it!
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 17
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 18
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 19
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - Marian Robinson: First Grand
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 21
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 22
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 23
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - Around the world in 80 memories
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 25
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 7 travel essentials: Don’t leave home without ’em
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 27
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - Have health, will travel
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 29
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - Not so grand
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 31
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - Splitsville
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 33
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - Text-a-grand
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 35
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - Are you a safe driver?
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 37
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 38
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 39
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 40
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 41
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 42
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - Resources
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - GRAND Finale
GRAND Magazine - May/June 2010 - 45
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