We scoured the Web, searched high and low, Googled, Binged and Yahooed our way in pursuit of the best Web sites for GRANDS. We’ve compiled a list of the Top 12 GRANDparent Web Sites and the Top 12 GRANDparent Blogs. The decision was based on criteria such as content, ease of navigation, Web traffic and overall look and appeal. Please check them out for yourself and let us know what you think. If you know of others that you feel should have made the cut, then nominate them for next year. Please e-mail your suggestions to [email protected].
Best Web sites
The most trusted online resource for pregnancy and parenting information and advice from hundreds of experts, parents and grandparents.
A resource encouraging grandparents and families to deepen their intergenerational ties; reading circle, grandparent news, and interactive Q&A by Dr. Lillian Carson.
At fisher-price.com™ Grandest Time™ site, you’ll find toy suggestions for each age as your grandkids grow, fresh ideas for outings and activities, and a place to share your favorite stories about your grandkids!
Dedicated to raising grandparent consciousness to better the lives of all through education, research, programs, communication and networking.
Where today’s active, involved grandparents find expert advice, activity ideas, recipes and travel tips to make every day with the kids special, plus terrific benefits and deals for themselves.
Share your wisdom, photos and stories about your grandchildren; kid-friendly crafts, travel tips, toy choices, recipes, healthy aging, storytelling.
Grandparent and kinship parenting, personal experiences, information on financial assistance, state and local news, legal and health issues.
Polls, debates and links to articles on all aspects of grandparenting.
Grandparenting pages offer tips on building great relationships with grandkids, full-time and step-grandparenting, and more.
KidsHealth.org and parents
Children’s activities, grandparents-to-be, grandparents rights, traveling with children, cooking, smart services, grandparents forum.
Child safety products and baby gear to protect children; products for your baby, children, adults, pets, the elderly, and children with special needs.
Humor, technology, teenspeak: “My granddaughters will be raised in a communication overloaded era…. I better get with the program”
A social network for enthusiastic, creative, caring women who indulge in the joy of being grandmothers.
Activities, advice, birthday ideas, books, crafts, recipes….from the ‘Digi-Gram’ ‘ digital grandmother.
Over the years I have taught children from preschool to 6th grade; I have collected lots of ideas and fun projects for families that I want to share with you.
Bits and bytes of life’s second act: Quips, commentary, recipes, reviews, plus profiles of amazing grandmas.
A wide variety of kid tested and grandma approved activities, traditions and resources that are sure to enrich the lives of grandchildren and grandparents alike.
Seasonally-themed book recommendations and simple crafts…safety information and resources for grandparents as caregivers.
Shows grandparents TECHNOLOGY that can help increase their LOVE by CONNECTING with grandchildren in fun new ways; tips and video tutorials.
Blogs about poems, staying in touch, healthy living and fun things to do with grandchildren.
“I hope that you will share your experiences both sad and joyful on this site which will encourage others to gain insight and comfort.”
Sally Wendkos Olds blogs on how today’s grandmothers have fun with, relate to and communicate with grandchildren.
Dedicated to nanas, grandmas, memas (and moms); “sister site” is NanaHood.com.