BY DARLENE EDWARDS My husband and I are the proud parents of two amazing adult daughters and a wonderful son-in-law. In addition, not long ago, we became grandparents to a beautiful

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BY KERRY BYRNE During a recent meeting with grandparents in The Long Distance Grandparent Society membership program, a new member asked about how to get the parents more engaged in

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BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE We often overlook the fact that most of the values we want to instill in our grandchildren actually do have to be instilled.  They don’t

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You look great for your age! BY LAURA J. WELLINGTON A friend of mine and I were chatting this morning. Most of that conversation centered around something her daughter had

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Spring:  It’s Lemonade Time! BY PAT BURNS Spring has sprung! This is the time to embrace longer days and the warmth of more sunshine; enjoy the sights of new lime

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How to Sound Cool while Figuring out Social Media By Deanna Shoss If you’re 30 and you say you are not that into social media people would probably think you

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By Wendy Schuman Quick survey: Who do you think is the most inspirational Kennedy? For me, the answer is Maria Shriver. She’s had a multitude of roles packed into the

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BY ALICE BURDICK SCHWEIGER When my son told us he and his fiancé were planning a destination wedding in St. Barths, we were a little taken aback.   On one hand,

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Cleveland Clinic Research Identifies Sildenafil as Candidate Drug for Alzheimer’s Disease Findings published in Nature Aging show 69% reduced likelihood of developing the disease A new Cleveland Clinic-led study has

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Helping Latino Grandfamilies BY JAIA LENT Raising five grandchildren after age 60 was not in Mercedes’ life plan, but when she learned her grandchildren were going to be taken into

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The Chef BY CHRIS WILKINS Almost Four quietly, bravely crawled out of the bed and scaled the 6:30 am dark stairs, and tiptoed down the dimly lit hallway where she

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What to do when child abuse is suspected or witnessed BY KAREN L. RANCOURT  I recently received an email from a distraught set of grandparents who suspected that their granddaughter

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A new study forecasts the onset of Alzheimer’s disease based on people’s sleep patterns. What would you do if you knew how long you had until Alzheimer’s disease set in?

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Looking for an easy-to-use, straight-forward parenting book?  Look no further!  The newly-released book, E.N.R.I.C.H. Your Relationship With Your Child, by author and grandparent Debbie Farr, Ph.D., is now available on

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A Grandfather’s Thoughts for Peace – Paving a Positive Path Forward BY JACK LEVINE Now that I’m a grandfather (AKA Pop Pop Jack), I’m all the more dedicated to pave

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A Winter Frolic with Grandkids: Blizzard Blast and Cold Weather Fun BY KIMBERLY BLAKER If your grandkids are like most, weekends and school snow closings are the highlight of the

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Grandparenting 101: The New Frontier BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE Today, Grandparenting is where Parenting was two generations ago.  Back then, “parenting” was hardly a word—and books or programs or ideas

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How grandparents can stay connected to their grandchildren who are away at college BY KAREN L. RANCOURT  When grandparents are asked about barriers to spending in-person time with their grandchildren,

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How Grandparents Make A Difference For Kids Who Suffer Trauma BY KATHY BRODSKY As children, we’re subjected to our families of origin. We’re born, grow up – that’s our job

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Grandparent Heroes BY JAIA PETERSON, GENERATIONS UNITED It takes a special kind of heroism and loving devotion to step up to the responsibility of raising children when their parents cannot. 

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