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Episode 69. Geocaching: Take Your Grandchildren on a Treasure Hunt



 

 

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Episode 69 is a rebroadcast of Episode 32 of the Adventures with Grammy Podcast. This episode features Amy Tilk, an engineer and the host of the Geocache Adventures podcast. Amy will give us insight as to the game’s origins, its worldwide popularity, and why it’s a good activity for grandparents and grandchildren.

Tips

Download the geocaching app; create an account (it’s free)
Always bring a pencil or pen with you
If you want “SWAG,” bring SWAG to swap!

E-mail: Geocache.adventures.podcast@gmail.com
Instagram: https://instagram.com/shadowdragn1
Screen name: shadowdragn1
Podcast: https://geocacheadventures.org/

Learn more about geocaching:

https://www.geocaching.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAMDxjeeaJU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJqjfNE9nbs

https://www.instagram.com/geocaching/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/410405635699854

Books:

https://shop.geocaching.com/default/clothing/kids/sean-and-friends-go-geocaching-activity-book.html

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Episode 60. Hart County: Where Grandparents’ Dreams Come True



Hart County, Ky, is a fascinating destination for grandparents and their grandchildren to spend time. Located in south central Kentucky, you’ll find gently rolling hillsides, underground rivers, caves, ziplines and covered wagons in which to rest your head. It’s a grandparent’s dream come true … a place to make memories with your grandchildren.

Joining me today to share the fun families can expect once they hop off the interstate is Sandra Wilson, the executive director at Hart County Tourist Commission.

Home – Hart County Tourism (kygetaway.com)

 

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Episode 50. My Country Cousins: a chapter book series for ages 6-10



Welcome to the Adventures with Grammy podcast. I’m your host, Carolyn Berry. Today my guests are Heather and Quinn, the mother and daughter writing team who uses the pen name Heather N. Quinn. They live in Canada, the setting for their newly released book series, My Country Cousins.
The first book in the series is Journey to Juniper Junction
The second book in the series, Adventures at Almosta Farm, will be available next month.
Contact Information:

Email: hello@heathernquinn.com

https://heathernquinn.com

https://instagram.com/heathernquinn

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100065375386968 ok

Mail: Babblegarden Publishing Ltd.,

PO Box 58, Navan Stn. Main, Navan, ON, Canada

K4B 1J3

Heather was born in Scotland but grew up on a hobby farm in Ontario. In 1990, Heather, her husband, and their daughter Quinn moved to a village in England near the city of Chester, the hometown of their main character, Gemma Merriman.
The family returned to Canada when Quinn was ten years old and thoroughly English, which made adjusting to life in Canada a wee bit trying. However, Quinn says, that personal experience makes it easy for her to identify with Gemma’s feelings.
Join Heather, Quinn and me as we discuss Gemma’s quest for adventure and independence.
Before we jump into the interview, I want to share with you information about the fun activity book I have created.
It’s called My Family Tree. It’s a journal. It’s a photo album. It’s a memory keeper. It’s an introduction to the art and science of family history. It does not require a genealogy subscription to use.
Unlike other journals, this journal is a PDF download designed to fit into a three-ring binder, and it provides lots of opportunities to share with your grandchildren in person or online.
I compiled this journal because my older grandchildren have begun to ask me questions about their late grandfather. This journal is their Christmas present. In it I have included pictures of him from the time he was a baby. I have written lots of stories about him, too.
You can learn more about My Family Tree by visiting my website, https://adventureswithgrammy.com.
If you have questions, please send me an e-mail at carolyn@adventureswithgrammy.com


Episode 42. Rekindle the magic in your life with the Five Keys of Greatness!



If you ever have found yourself in a dark place devoid of joy and happiness or are unsure of your next step, the award-winning debut novel The Little Book of Greatness by today’s guest, Ari Gunzburg, will resonate with you. It’s the story of David as he sits atop a cliff wondering why his life should go on.

Many have compared The Little Book of Greatness to The Alchemist, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, and The Secret. Unlike those books, Gunzburg says the framework of his book and the five keys of greatness also will resonate with teens who often feel overwhelmed, alone, and unable to handle the pressures they face.

If you, your children, or your grandchildren need to regain confidence, rekindle the magic in your lives, or rediscover a purpose for your lives, join David on his journey as he interacts with five people who help him discover a more fulfilling life.

About Ari Gunzburg

Drawing on many life experiences from his “PhD” in the school of hard knocks, Ari now dedicates his life to helping others using motivational speaking, keynotes, podcasts, youth presentations and more to help share the lessons he has learned and build lives of meaning.

Web Site:

The Little Book Of Greatness

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Episode 35. How to Feed Your Ninjas



Tracy Johnson, the author of How to Feed Your Ninjas, is today’s guest. Her journey began 40 years ago when she was diagnosed with Chron’s Disease. She discovered exercise and a healthy diet eased her symptoms, and for 20 years she has been symptom-free without medication.

Her brother’s diagnosis with a cancer that would not respond to conventional treatment inspired Tracy to research immunotherapy. Grief-stricken with her brother’s refusal to consider changing his diet and his subsequent death, Tracy turned her attention to sharing her message with children.

In addition, she created a nonprofit organization, the by KARRI Project, to create a solid foundation for the physical and emotional health of our future…starting with the very young.

Welcome, Tracy. Please tell our listeners more about your journey and the story of how the Ninjas boost our immune system.

NOTE: Neither Tracy Johnson, nor Carolyn Berry and the Adventures with Grammy Podcast are offering medical advice. The information discussed in this podcast is a discussion of Tracy Johnson’s personal journey. If you have questions about the medical information shared in this episode, or any episode of the podcast, consult your personal physican.

Tracy Johnson, Founder ‘by KARRI Project’
Louisville, CO
www.howtofeedyourninjas.com
www.bykarriproject.org
info@bykarri.org

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Episode 33. Curly Crew Books Highlight Kids of Color



Episode 33. Curly Crew Books August 18, 2021
Guests: Markita Staples-Green

Markita Staples-Green is the creator of Curly Crew Books – picture books that feature kids of color with curly hair, braids, and colorful beads.

The mother of two young daughters, Markita is passionate about helping babies and young children identify with diverse characters and discover the joy of reading at a young age.

Before embarking on her writing and publishing career, Markita worked in procurement, supply chain management, and marketing for several large corporations, including Ford Motor Company, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, United Airlines, and Adobe. She holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.

To learn more about the books, visit

https://www.curlycrewbooks.com/

https://www.instagram.com/curlycrewbooks/

https://www.facebook.com/curlycrewbooks/

Amazon.com

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Episode 32. Geocaching: A modern day treasure hunt



Travel approximately 5 miles due east from where I live and you will discover the Chesapeake Bay with its many inlets and tributaries – just the sort of waterway pirates in the 17th and 18th centuries navigated with the intent of discovering (pilfering) and burying treasures.

Fast forward to today. Those of us who live near the Bay no longer fear pirates, but we still navigate the area discovering and burying treasures legally. We’re playing a game today’s guest describes as “hunting for Tupperware in the woods.” It’s geocaching.

Amie Tilk, the host of Geocache Adventures, will give us insight as to the game’s origins, it’s worldwide popularity, and why it’s a good activity for grandparents and grandchildren.

Welcome, Amie. Please tell us a bit about you and why you enjoy geocaching.

Tips

Download the geocaching app; create an account (it’s free)
Always bring a pencil or pen with you
If you want “SWAG,” bring SWAG to swap!

E-mail: Geocache.adventures.podcast@gmail.com
Instagram: https://instagram.com/shadowdragn1
Screen name: shadowdragn1
Podcast: https://geocacheadventures.org/

Learn more about geocaching:

https://www.geocaching.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAMDxjeeaJU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJqjfNE9nbs

https://www.instagram.com/geocaching/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/410405635699854

Books:

https://shop.geocaching.com/default/clothing/kids/sean-and-friends-go-geocaching-activity-book.html

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Adventures with Grammy Newsletter

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You will receive a micro-book that provides directions for a super fun activity to do with your children and grandchildren!

Please sign up for my monthly newsletter, which is for grandparents who want to make a positive difference in their grandchildren’s lives, and for parents who want to ensure that special grandparent bond between their parents and their children. Articles will give you exclusive content I will not share on social media and a heads-up about events, products, and books I think you will find interesting.

Adventures with Grammy Podcast

Do you want to be a guest or know someone who would be an awesome guest? Let us know!

Personalized Teddy Bears

To buy the personalized stuffed bears, visit etsy.com/shop/adventureswithgrammy

Adventures with Grammy Network

Adventures with Grammy has partnered with creatives around the world to introduce you to amazing children’s literature, activities and adventures. I am thrilled to introduce you to people who are as passionate about their children and grandchildren as I am about mine. I met most of these lovely people through hosting my podcast; others I know from other associations. The bottom line is each of these connections offers something of value to families, so head to the Adventures with Grammy Network and explore!

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https://www.facebook.com/grammyadventure

https://instagram.com/grammyadventure

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtr9e59lIBxSeHJk52jJB3Q

https://linkedin.com/in/adventureswithgrammy

Music:

https://audiojungle.net/user/play_m

Let me know your thoughts about the podcast: send a Tweet to @grammyadventure or an e-mail to carolyn@adventureswithgrammy.com!

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