THE GRANDparent Network

The GRANDparent Network is a growing consortium of blogs and websites that serve today’s grandparents and their families. Combined, the GPN offers savvy marketers targeted, unique and cost effective media to reach today’s boomer grandparents. Members: www.Nanahood.com, www.HoneyGood.com, www.GrandmasBriefs.com, www.GrandparentsLink.com, www.GaGaSisterhood.com, www.Ask Granny.com, www.grandkidsmatter.org, www.GRANDMagazine.com, www.whathappensatgrandmas.com, www.thegrandlife.libsyn.com/ Together they reach over 300,000 grandparent readers with news, inspiration, […]

Resources For A Grandparent Network

Information and help for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren AARP Raising Grandchildren Washington, DC 888-687-2277 Helps grandparents cope with their parenting role   Advocates for Grandparent Grandchild Connection (AFGGC) Newport Beach, CA 949-640-0399 Nonprofit organization dedicated to reuniting grandparents and grandchildren   American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law   Benefits.gov Helps […]

What Can GRANDparents And Cartoon Network Do To Help Stop Bullying?

With over seven million children being raised full time by grandparents and tens of millions children cared for daily by grandparents, we grandparents are as concerned about the bullying problem as parents. It appears that Cartoon Network has a cool new initiative to help create awareness to the problem and stimulate this conversation. As bullying […]

Digital Safety Guide: What Grandparents Must Know And Do

Even though the following safety guide is directed towards parents, we believe grandparents need to be in this loop as well.  Please read, share with the parents of your grandchildren. Internet Safety, Security and Screen Time for Kids The ultimate guide on how to talk to your kids about screen addiction, cyberbullying, safe messaging, self-esteem, […]

Happy GRANDparents Day – Sunday Sept 8th

Celebrating Our Grandparents – A Legacy of Living History BY JACK LEVINE As Sunday, September 8th is Grandparents Day, I’m pleased to reflect on the importance of grandparents in the lives of our families. For most of us, no one provided a more vital link to our heritage and family history than our grandparents. Wherever they […]

2019 GRANDparent of the Year…

Meet Valerie Wood-Geiger – 2019 GRANDparent of the Year BY CHRISTINE CROSBY Over the years GRAND Magazine has saluted some very special grandparents as our GRANDparent of the Year. This year we are thrilled to introduce you to a lady that certainly deserves this honor. Valerie Wood-Gaiger MBE (An MBE is a British honor that […]

Here’s Why Grandparents Are The Future Of The Internet

Sponsored Here’s Why Grandparents are the Future of the Internet BY MARIA TAYLOR It has become a major internet cliché to say seniors are useless with technology. In fact, grandparents are starting to dominate the internet, with people aged 65+ going online more than any other demographic in the United States. Many grandparents are understanding […]

Sen. Gillibrand Introduces Law To Help Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Sen. Gillibrand introduces law easing the financial burden on grandparents, caregivers raising kids due to opioids U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has announced proposed legislation to help ease the financial burden of grandparents and other family caregivers who are raising children because of the opioid crisis. The Grandfamilies Act is based on the success of legislation […]

How Grandparents Can Help Their College-Bound Grandkids

How grandparents can help their college-bound grandchildren BY KAREN L. RANCOURT  This is not an article about the college admissions scandal. You’re welcome. Rather, this is about how grandparents can help their college-bound grandchildren. When this topic of helping is raised, providing financial help with tuition often first comes to mind. There are many resources […]

Grandparenting – 21st Century Style

Grandparenting – 21st Century Style BY CHERYL HARBOUR  Are you ready for this GRAND new role? Maybe the news that you’re about to become a grandparent for the first time or again has hit you suddenly…or maybe you’ve been wishing for grandchildren for a while. Now that it’s happening, you’ll want to jump right in […]