This GRANDmom Explains…”Yeah but…” How we can understand seemingly incompatible positions. BY KAREN L. RANCOURT After the recent presidential election, several readers of my advice column expressed shock that one

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Three Ways Your Grandkids Can Gain Acceptance to the College of Their Dreams…Without Cheating By Frances Kweller, founder of Kweller Prep For some students, applying to college is the most

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BY CHERYL HARBOUR – Author My GRANDbaby – for new and expecting grandparents Will you be hands-on or on the sidelines? Will you love this grandbaby long distance or up

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Granddad reads and leads By Ken Canfield A Massachusetts Colony law enacted in 1644 stated that heads of households should be responsible for teaching their children to read. What if,

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Can fake news hurt our grandchildren? Children are…well, just children, right?  They are easily fooled and tricked because they don’t have enough time on this earth and the education to

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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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What Kids Need for a Mentally Healthy Summer by Tanya Peterson, NCC, MS Summer is about to begin in earnest. Those adults who have children in their lives likely have

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We grands love to take pics of our precious g-kids and even selfies. Thanks to our friends at Visual Steps, we can now do amazing things with those photos. Photo

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In July 2015, Microsoft released the new operating system Windows 10. Everyone with a computer with Windows 8.1, 8 or 7 can upgrade to Windows 10 for free. The upgrade

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Joel Peterson and Diana Peterson: How they navigate having seven children and twenty-two grandchildren “Success is the legacy you leave. It’s the traces that you leave for good, and in

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The care and feeding of curious minds is one of the delightful duties of grandfathers & grandmothers. By HARVEY BLUMENTHAL Grandfathers have all kinds of delightful duties, and teaching history

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Raising Grandchildren: Doing It Differently The Second Time Around: 5 Things You Thought You Would NEVER Do One of the grandest joys of being a grandparent is the opportunity to

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I got this idea from a Google commercial. It still makes me tear up when I watch it. The commercial tells the true story of a father who created a

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Developmental Stages: What to Expect When you have not been in the throes of early parenthood for a few decades, it’s easy to forget exactly at what age kids start

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25 Best Apps for Preschoolers   Technology for kids can sometimes get a bad rep when overused or when the content is inappropriate. However, in moderation, apps for smart phones

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Skype Hype: The Difficult Part of this Simple Communication Option If you are not familiar with Skype, it is any easy and free way to talk to your kids and

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Congratulations, you’re going to be a grandparent!  Awaiting the arrival of your new grand-bundle of joy is the perfect time to stock up on items you may want to have

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We are so excited to welcome you to the new Grandmother Hen, where grandparents of all kinds can get informed and find ways to connect with our children and grandchildren.

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