GRAND Magazine - November/December 2010 - (Page 42)

How To Preserve Your Family’s History by Protecting Video and Photo Memories Digital Tools Enable Grandparents to Document the Past and Present for Future Generations By Sharleen Reyes grand giggles Who said that? Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you’re just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric. —Pam Brown On an episode of NBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?,” Spike Lee lamented that he never filmed his grandmother to try to capture her stories of his family’s history. While you don’t need to be an Academyaward winning filmmaker to document your ancestry, it is possible to create your own family history library with a little time, effort and dedication. Getting Started Start by gathering materials such as important family photos and home movies that highlight important life events like weddings, birthday celebrations… Click here to read the rest of this article I like to do nice things for my grandchildren— like buy them those toys I’ve always wanted to play with. —Gene Perret My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was 60. She’s 97 now, and we don’t know where the hell she is. —Ellen DeGeneres Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children. —Alex Haley When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window. —Ogden Nash 42 GRAND NOV DEC 2010

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - November/December 2010

Grand - Nov/Dec 2010
Table of Contents
Grand View
Grand Treasure Hunt
Grand Central
2010 Holiday Gift Guide
Cover Story
Rx for Trouble
Your Grandkids’ Health
Grandma’s Off Her Rocker
Dr. Marion
Book Review
Comfort in the Kitchen
Grand Giggles
Grandparent Rights
Kinship Care
Grand Finale

GRAND Magazine - November/December 2010