A Grandchild’s Grief: When Grandparents Die No one reading this article will question that a grandparent’s life can profoundly influence a grandchild’s life.  But how does the death of a

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By popular demand, Dr. Kornhaber’s diverse books on grandparenting are now available for download on Kindle. Click below for access to the book list. https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Ddigital-text&field-keywords=arthur kornhaber

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1. She was in the bathroom, putting on her makeup, under the watchful eyes of her young granddaughter, as she’d done many times before. After she applied her lipstick and

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“NonNa,” a new play by Dr. Kornhaber, was staged for the first time in April, 2013 in Ojai, Califiornia for a three-week run. Nona is a must-see  family drama, dealing

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The “Grandparent’s Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders,” by Nancy Mucklow (APC Publishing 2012) is a much needed publication for grandparents to understand the effects of this contemporary plague  on their

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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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 Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy  signed legislation into law that creates a process by which grandparents may apply for visitation with their grandchildren. Previously, Connecticut grandparents had no clear route through the

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A dear friend, Dr. Charles Hersch, now passed,  sent us the following letter that  profoundly moved him. ” It is one of the most touching, beautiful and spiritual things I

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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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Biology, psychology and external family and social systems all affect grandparenting identity and activity.  One biological event, the birth of a grandchild, initiates the basis of grandparenthood, the “grandparent drive.” 

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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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Grandparents, Are You “With It?” By Justin Goodman   (Twelve years old) Has your grandchild ever asked you if you were “with it?” Or if you are “HIP?” Do you even

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Start before you grandchild is born by gardening your child’s marriage. Parents are the linchpin of the relationship between you and your grandchild: It’s important to support the couple from

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Paying for college has never been easy, especially for families with competing financial goals. To further the challenges posed to parents, the cost of attending college is accelerating at astonishing

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Everyone is different, and it is important than grandparents learn to understand the  individual differences that can either be complementary,  or cause  friction between grasndparents and their loved ones. Personality

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Parents Air Their Feelings, Offer and Request Advice and Enlighten Grandparents (Anonymity Preserved) Trouble With Grandparents I have been reading all the articles on your site. I’m horrified at the

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How are today’s parents raising their children differently from the way grandparents raised them? Do you know what attachment parenting is? Do you think that children should sleep in their

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“Spoiling” children has traditionally been the privilege of grandparents. Recently however, the market has been  flooded  with a slew of  new books  claiming that the current generation of children are

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[dropcap]Q: [/dropcap]My daughter is in a quandary as to how to discipline her children.  Many of her co-workers are more permissive with their kids than either I or she; it’s

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