Step 1: Remove foot from mouth
Dear Susan, I am feeling so defeated because I can’t seem to do anything right when it comes to my adult child. It has been over three years since I’ve seen my grandchildren, and I don’t see things ever changing.
My son lives out of state and is recently [...]
Across the United States, almost 7.8 million children are living in homes where grandparents or other relatives are the householders, with more than 5.8 million children living in grandparents’ homes and nearly 2 million children living in other relatives’ homes. These families are often called “grandfamilies.”
More than 2.5 million grandparents are taking on [...]
What to look for when hiring an Elder Law attorney
Legal problems that affect the elderly are growing in number. Our laws and regulations are becoming more complex. Actions taken by older people with regard to a single matter may have unintended legal effects.
It is important for attorneys dealing with the elderly to [...]
If you’re a grandmother raising a grandchild — or know someone who is — you may be interested in learning about Project COPE (Caring for Others as a Positive Experience), a study being conducted in four U.S. locations: Northeastern Ohio; Dallas/Fort Worth, Tex.; San Bernardino County, Cal.; and the Greater Baltimore MD/Washington, DC area. [...]
Our g’kids are running amuck!
My daughter has gone off the deep end with her bohemian lifestyle. Her parenting skills are desperately lacking, and she has truly strange ideas about childrearing. The kids are allowed to run amuck, don’t have bedtimes or mealtimes, and they are completely vegan. She now home-schools them; therefore [...]
Dear friends of kinship care – Welcome to a new era (we hope) that may recognize kinship care as a critical piece of raising healthy children in body and spirit. Thanks to all who took advantage of the last special bulk orders for A Kinship Guide to Rescuing Children for Grandparents and Other Relatives As [...]