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Grandparent Rights: When a Parent Wages Emotional Warfare

Grandparent Rights: When a Parent Wages Emotional Warfare

By Susan Hoffman  |  What can and should you do when a parent wages emotional warfare and your grandchild is caught in the line of fire |    Dear Susan: It had been a year since I’d last seen my two grandchildren when I got a text message from my 13-year-old grandson asking to come

Encore Parenting: When Your Grandchild Has ADHD

Encore Parenting: When Your Grandchild Has ADHD

By Elaine K. Williams, LMSW / CHt  |  What you need to know and do if you are a grandparent raising a grandchild who has, or might have, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder |    Grandparents who understand that attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is a neurologically based problem and who know how to “handle” a child with ADHD

Book Review: Under the Same Sun

Book Review: Under the Same Sun

Under the Same Sun, a true story of long-distance grandparenting by Sharon Robinson, daughter of baseball legend and civil rights icon Jackie Robinson, illustrated by award-winning artist, Ag Ford  |     “We may be separated by land and sea, but we are always under the same sun.” Under the Same Sun takes place in

Bickering Grandparents Beware!

Bickering Grandparents Beware!

Ask Dr. Gramma Karen | By Karen Rancourt, PhD | Constant arguing can be hazardous to little ears. Here’s some sage advice for bickering grandparents.  |       “Are Grandma and Grandpa getting a divorce?” a young girl asks her mother. “Why would you think that?” inquires her mother. “Because they are always arguing.” 

Unfriend Grandma: Social Media Tips for Grandparents

Unfriend Grandma: Social Media Tips for Grandparents

By Sharon Miller Cindrich  |  If you want to stay plugged-in to your grandkids via Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram — and not embarrass or annoy them into unfriend-ing you —  follow these social media tips for grandparents. |    My child wants to remove his grandmother from his Facebook friend list because she makes embarrassing comments

Child Safety: Furniture and TV Tip-Overs

Child Safety: Furniture and TV Tip-Overs

Courtesy of Safe Kids Worldwide  |  Falling furniture and televisions are a growing cause of serious injuries to young children — and a large portion of these accidents happen at Grandma’s house. Learn how to prevent TV tip-overs in your home. |    Every day, in homes all across the nation and the world, children

For Adults Only: Are you having safe sex?

For Adults Only: Are you having safe sex?

By Barb DePree, MD | Grandparent Health | Single and widowed grandparents beware: Don’t be among the high number of people over 50 with sexually transmitted infections. Practice these smart tips for safe sex. |    I heard it again just last week: “Since I can’t get pregnant, when I got divorced I thought I

Crystal Sirignano’s Labor of Love

Crystal Sirignano’s Labor of Love

By Susan Reynolds  |  Anything. That’s what most of us say we would do to help our children attain their heart’s desire or alleviate their heartache. But few would even think, much less attempt, to carry and give birth to their own grandchildren. Far fewer would succeed — especially if you are over 50 and

Cool Tools to Connect with Grandkids

Cool Tools to Connect with Grandkids

By Remy Agee  |  Want to be the coolest plugged-in GRAND ever! Combine the latest technology with old-fashioned creativity Here are four fun ways to connect with grandkids of all ages. |       It’s a given: You want to be part of your grandchildren’s lives — whether they’re nearby or far away. Today’s

Janet Harrold: Artist & Advocate for Kids with Special Needs

Janet Harrold: Artist & Advocate for Kids with Special Needs

By Colleen Sell  |  Meet Extraordinary GRAND Janet Harrold — talented artist, passionate advocate for children with special needs, and devoted grandmother of two bright & beautiful grandchildren, one of whom has cerebral palsy.  |     As the editor-in-chief of GRAND Magazine and as a grandmother and hopeless romantic, I am drawn to stories of “ordinary” grandparents …

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