Hello friends of Grandparenting Through Obstacles! For today’s post, I’d like to let you know about two exciting announcements. The first is from our publisher, PixNPens Publishing.
To help celebrate the release of our book on August 17, they will be holding a special contest for grandparents going through a challenge of their own. As you know, our book discusses 4 different challenges that today’s grandparents face when it comes to sharing their faith with their grandkids:
–the challenge of parents not walking with God
–the challenge of long-distance grandparenting
–the challenge of non-traditional families
–the challenge of partnering with parents
PixNPens would like to hear about your challenge.
Here’s how to enter:
Write your own grandparenting challenge that you’ve dealt with in the past, or are currently dealing with. Share how you’ve handled the situation in a Christ-like manner, and if there’s already been a positive outcome, share that as well.
Keep your story at approximately 250 words, and then include a little bio about yourself at the end. You can include one or two photos if you wish, and if you have a link to a blog or website, you can include that too.
We’ll receive entries from now until August 15th, and then, beginning Monday, August 20th, we’ll post entries here on the blog through the end of September.
We’ll announce a winner (or perhaps even a few winners) in October!
One winner will receive a special gift basket just for grandparents that includes gift cards, books, and other goodies. Stay tuned for more details on that in the coming days.
Depending on the number of entries, we could also have several runner-up prizes, too.
Send your story to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to reading your stories, and pray that they’ll help other grandparents who may be in similar circumstances as well.
For more information on this contest, please visit their website at www.PixNPens.com
Our second announcement is from our friends at GRAND magazine. Dianne had posted earlier about this wonderful magazine just for grandparents and how to subscribe. Well, the editor at GRAND wanted to let you know that she will offer a special deal for all of our readers: a FREE 12-month subscription to their online magazine. That’s 6 bi-monthly issues at no cost to you!
To take advantage of this offer:
Use this link — http://tinyurl.com/freegrandsub
for instant access to the current issue and archives plus each new bi-monthly issue that will be delivered right to your inbox.
For fast and easy access to GRAND anytime, http://bit.ly/GRANDMAGAZINE will give you simple instructions to install a G icon on your desktop.
If you are a Mac user, there is one additional step to drag the icon from your applications to your dock.
We hope you enjoy your GRAND subscription!
Feel free to share both of these announcements with your grandparent friends, and help us get the word out about Grandparenting Through Obstacles!