GPMB Blog

May 3, 2024

Mom’s Favorite Recipes

The month of May is for celebrating moms and all the love that they bring into our lives. Where would we be without our dear mothers?

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April 24, 2024

Building Bricks are Creating Global Bridges with Charlie Jeffers

Charlie’s journey started in 2020 in his home at his kitchen table. Little did Charlie realize that his story and mission would grow interest all over the country… and inevitably, the world.

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Hope in the New Year!

New Years is a perfect time for renewing calendars, goal sheets, creating new challenges and planning to meet them.

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December 5, 2023

Heartwarming Holiday Activities

‘Tis the season of visiting with family and finding fun holiday activities to do. Also, known as the silly season and the season of big spending and doorbusters, sometimes it can feel as though everything fun to do costs money to do it.

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November 22, 2023

6 Great Reasons to Read This Holiday!

It’s a wonderful time of year to snuggle up in a cozy spot and crack open a good book.

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September 8, 2023

What’s New at GMB and a 2023 Summer Recap!

What a year we are having!

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July 12, 2023

HUDSONmART 2023

HUDSONmART 2023 is right around the corner!

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June 19, 2023

Disconnect from the Digital™ and Reconnect with Those You Love

What does it mean to DISCONNECT FROM THE DIGITAL™ (a/k/a “DFTD”)?

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May 31, 2023

Welcome Halo Publishing! And Other News!!

Everywhere you look, something new is popping!

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April 14, 2023

April is National Volunteer Month!

April is National Volunteer Month, and one non-profit that is near and dear to us is The Greater Cleveland Food Bank! In this wonderful month of promoting volunteerism, let’s explore a bit about one of our local and far-reaching food banks.

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March 21, 2023

The Joy of Grandparenting

Grandparents and their grandchildren share a special bond that is often hard to describe in words.

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February 21, 2023

Team Explorers Raises Money forLeukemia & Lymphoma Society!

In Cleveland, Ohio, this month the Student Visionaries of the Year 2023 Campaign started off with a bang!

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February 14, 2023

Give the Gift of Love

‍Between Valentine’s Day on the 14th and National Random Acts of Kindness Day on the 17th, February is a month to care for each other.

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January 31, 2023

Snow Day Fun

Snowy days don’t have to be all about the children. Grandparents can get in on the fun as well, and the grandchildren will love it! Here are some easy ways to have a good time in the snow with the little ones.

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January 23, 2023

Healthy Living for Seniors

In order to keep up with our younger generations, remaining healthy as we age is an act of will.

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December 15, 2022

Feed the Holidays at Your Local Food Bank!

During the thick of our holiday season, grocery prices are sneaking upwards, and we are preparing for our holiday parties and gatherings!

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December 5, 2022

Get in the Holiday Spirit!

It’s December and the Holiday Spirit is in the air!

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November 29, 2022

The Holiday Spirit - Shop Vs. Give

The spirit of holiday shopping is here. Let’s grab our keys, our shopping lists and get out there and have some fun! 

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November 7, 2022

Thank You to Our Veterans!

Honoring and caring for our veterans is such a wonderful part of our year and we need to always remember this tradition as a personal civic duty.

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October 21, 2022

Celebrating Halloween with the Grandchildren

Few holidays are as eagerly anticipated by kids as Halloween.

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October 15, 2022

What Will You Do on Sweetest Day, October 15, 2022?

What could National Sweetest Day mean to you?

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September 25, 2022

National Cooking Day Sept 25th

On National Cooking Day September 25th, we have a wonderful way to share this special celebration with you and your family!

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September 9, 2022

A Queen, A Grandmother, Passes Away

It is the end of an era. Queen Elizabeth II has passed away peacefully at her home at Balmoral Castle, Scotland, Thursday, September 8th, 2022, surrounded by her family.

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September 1, 2022

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month!

September is blood cancer awareness month and at Grandparent Merit Badges we are proud to support the incredible and tireless work of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. A portion of our proceeds goes toward blood cancer research.

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August 10, 2022

One Month Away! National Grandparents Day September 11th, 2022!

Mark Your Calendars! Only one month away! We will be celebrating National Grandparents Day!

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July 30, 2022

Mark Your Calendars! National Grandparents Day, September 11th, 2022

National Grandparents’ Day is coming in September, and we are excited to share with you that we have NEW BOOKS NOW AVAILABLE!

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July 21, 2022

National Gorgeous Grandma’s Day!

If you’ve been lucky enough to spend time with your grandma, you know how wonderful they are.

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July 11, 2022

Visit Us At HudsonmART July 31st!

There is always something exciting happening at Grandparent Merit Badges! This month we will be out and about in the community.

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July 3, 2022

Happy Birthday America!

This great holiday is for relaxing, seeing family, eating wonderful food and hopefully seeing some fireworks!

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June 12, 2022

National Children's Day

Did you know there was a day dedicated to Children, just for Children, to celebrate Children?

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June 19, 2022

Father's Day 2022

Father’s Day is here and how better to celebrate than with superlatives?

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May 28, 2022

Give the Gift of Time

"You will never look back on life and think, I’ve spent too much time with my grandkids.” - author unknown

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June 1, 2022

National Pen Pal Day

Do you remember a time in your life when you had a special someone that you could write to and receive letters? If you are a grandparent, you may have had more than one pen pal!

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