Teaching kindness to a new generation
By Dr. Robin Ganzert
The image of a kindly old grandmother and grandfather serving up cookies and gentle wisdom may seem like some iconic Norman Rockwell scene from the past. (Today’s grandparents are more likely to take their grandchildren waterskiing or parasailing in between [...]
By: Laura Nikolovska
Spring is here and you know what that means; warmer weather, spring cleaning, and… yard sales! Generally speaking, garage sales are a great place to get a good deal on products to use with your grandkids, but they are also a likely place to find dangerous, recalled products. That’s [...]
By Debra L. Karplus
Your new grandchild has arrived. Your daughter or daughter-in-law is excited to share with you that she will be nourishing the new baby with mother’s milk. Possibly you breastfed your babies, or perhaps you tried and found it too challenging for a [...]
Submitted by Ann Schmidt, Bethesda, MD
A woman in a supermarket is following a grandfather and his badly behaved 3-year-old grandson. It’s obvious to her that he has his hands full with the child screaming for candy in the candy aisle, cookies in the cookie aisle and for fruit, cereal and soda in the other [...]
by Sue Gillespie (Grandma Sue)
Carolyn was just a toddler and I had to take her temperature…rectally. When her dad came home from work, she announced to him, “I’m as sick as my buns’.
Kids don’t know how to express it right – but they do need to express what they’re thinking and feeling.
Grandparents & Grandchildren Share a Common Ally!
By Donne Davis – Founder of the GaGa Sisterhood www.gagasisterhood.com an award winning website where grandmas bond, brag, and benefit.
Being a grandparent is complicated. I discovered that nine years ago after witnessing the birth of my first grandchild. I was blessed to be the first person to [...]
When Cut Off from Your Grandchild
Fill the Void with Self-Care, not Comfort Food
By Susan Hoffman
I have not seen my grandson since my daughter severed all family ties three years ago. Ethan and I had a strong bond, so when his [...]