The four stages of conquest BY STEVE H. CHASIN Do you ever notice that grandchildren are insidious, patient, sweet, and secret as they weave their web and easily snare you,

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How to be a lifeline for an unfavored grandchild BY KAREN L. RANCOURT A distraught grandmother sought my advice concerning her granddaughter: My son-in-law bullies my 6-year-old granddaughter Katy, while

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The key to successful parent-grandparent relationships in two words BY KAREN L. RANCOURT As my friend was recently introducing me to a friend of hers, she mentioned to him that

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What I learned about my father when he became Grandpa BY CAROLINE CHIRICHELLA  Dear Dad,  I think it’s fair to say our relationship has never been better…now that we’re 5,000 miles apart. Before you take

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Enlightenment or Insanity – It’s a Fine Line BY JACK YORK Usually my stories for GRAND are in the third person, I write about people living or working in the

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According to a new article on BabyCenter.com by Michelle Stein, grandparents and siblings are key for early autism diagnosis.  Michelle Stein reports that early diagnosis plays an important role in the effectiveness

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What kind of grandparent will you be? JUST FOR FUN Here are some very unscientific quizzes to indicate your grandparenting style: Just click on one or more and have fun.  

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So, you’ve just learned that you’re going to be a grandparent and after all the excitement settles down you start to think….what will be my grandparent name? This is important

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I’m thrilled to share a few thoughts with you about the importance of GRAND Magazine’s GRANDPartners affiliation. As an advocate of networking, I’ve learned that resources wisely invested and fairly

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BY SUSAN ADCOX Every grandparent needs a support group. I’m not talking about a group that meets in a church basement and drinks bad coffee. I’m talking about friends who

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Effective grandparents represent one polarity on a spectrum of complex grandparenting behavior.  On one end of the spectrum is the effective grandparent.  The middle range encompasses the majority of functional

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To learn more about “How Grandparents Can Help in Divorce,” we interviewed a number of children of different ages concerning their feelings about the subject. This article offers you a

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Grandparenthood and great-grandparenthood may be viewed as mature stages in a lifelong developmental process.  Grandparents are formed by the interaction of many biological, psychological, interpersonal and social forces.  These forces

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Included here,  is a listing of important research studies and publication as well as a research questionnaire (taken from “Grandparents/Grandchildren-The Vital Connection, ” Kornhaber and Woodward) that  many students and

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