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Marti talked with Next Avenue’s Julie Pfitzinger about the role of grandparents in the lives of their grandchildren. Here is an excerpt:   The truth is that parents and grandparents bring their own sets of expectations and experiences to the prospect of raising and nurturing the next generation. The way the grandparents were brought up…

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Star Tribune writer Rachel Hutton talked with Marti & Erin to get their suggestions for avoiding a screen-time marathon while kids are at home during their school break. They share 4 steps for creating your family’s game plan and 6 categories of activities for at home or in your hometown, including activities that they enjoy…

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Did you read Marti’s contribution to Kate Rockwood’s article titled “Same Kid. New Trick” in the December issue of Parents magazine? The article contained new solutions to common child behavior problems, with Marti providing strategies for settling sibling fights over whose turn it is, motivating kids to do chores and getting kids to stay in…

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Sarah Chandler really did her research for this Minnesota Monthly article about Marti & Erin. She attended last year’s A Night Out for ME event, quietly observed during a recording session, interviewed Marti & Erin and listened to many shows from our 400-plus episode library. And Sarah beautifully describes it all in this article.  …

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Marti talked with Julie Pfitzinger from Next Avenue about the benefits of play and how grandparents can engage their grandchildren in fun, memorable moments of play. Marti even shared some special play memories from time spent with her five grandchildren, ranging in age from nine to 13 years.   Here are Marti’s 6 tips for…

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