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

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My Grandbaby – How new grandparents can support the new mother Whether it’s your daughter or your daughter-in-law–having their first baby—is a really big deal for her. She will need

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My GRANDbaby: a grand special section Other than the awaited birth of your children, little in life compares to learning that your first grandchild is scheduled to arrive. As anyone

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By Dr Allen Greene It’s taken a long time for science to quantify what mothers have always known: the skin of babies and toddlers (your grandchild) is very different from the skin

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Ask Dr. Gramma Karen | By Karen Rancourt, PhD | Constant arguing can be hazardous to little ears. Here’s some sage advice for bickering grandparents.  |       “Are

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What experts say and what grandparents can do about the amount of time young grandchildren spend in front of computer & TV screens By “The Grammies”     A hot topic among many

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Grandparents who read aloud? It doesn’t get any better! In honor of Grandparents’ Day on September 8, GRAND magazine, Read Aloud 15 MINUTES non-profit, and I See Me! personalized children’s books

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Promoting the healthy development of your grandbaby’s back and neck By Esther Gokhale     World-renowned back pain expert and posture guru Esther Gokhale is founder of the Gokhale Method

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Baby gear for Nana and Papa’s house   By Colleen Sell When my children were babies and toddlers, a visit to or sleepover at Grandma and Grandpa’s house meant bringing

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5 kid-safe, fido-friendly tips for introducing grandkids to grand pets By Dr. Robin Ganzert   The grandkids are coming! You’ve baked the cookies, child-proofed the house, brought out the toys, and

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The importance of child – caregiver attachment By Elaine K. Williams Having a strong emotional bond to a parent or parental figure is important to early childhood development. The quality of

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Outdoor activities you can enjoy with grand babies and tots this summer By “The Grammies” of  The Grammie Guide: Activities and Answers for Grandparenting Today   A grandchild’s days from birth

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New crib safety standards every grandparent should know  By Laura Nikolovska A recent study found that many grandparents don’t know the latest child safety guidelines. For example, almost 50% of

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How to host a perfect party for a new grandmother By Heather Pieczonka   Baby showers for new grandmothers are gaining popularity among modern mimis. Never mind that they’re a

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Anne Lamott, “the people’s author,”  gets real about being a new grandmother and mothering a teen parent  By Colleen Sell “A grandchild is like a fine jewel set in an

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  Families in the U.S. relocate more often than most people around the world. So how do you stay close when your loved ones are always on the move? Here’s

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By Laura Nikolovska Did you know that more than 73% of car seats are not used or installed correctly? In an effort to reduce misuse and confusion, KID has compiled

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Ready, Set, Baby!  The Watch and Learn Guide to Your Baby’s First Year Maureen Connolly, Author and Producer Open Air Publishing    Reviewed by Lori Bitter   Raising my children

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In this installment of Gramma Good, we discuss bicoastal families and how to stay close despite the distance. Hi Gramma Good: My grandchildren live on the opposite coast. I miss them

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Editor’s Note:  As we know, safety is top on the list for grandparents when it comes to their grandchildren. We’ve published numerous lists and reminders, but in my opinion, you

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