Reflections of a grandpa standing in for mom BY TOM WATKINS It is not like I totally forgot how difficult it was to spend nonstop hours, day in and day

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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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Tips For Being A Sexy, Contemporary Grandma BY Lois Joy Johnson Hold on to your Spanx, girlfriends. We’re going where no grandmother has gone before. Role models like Jane Seymour, Carole Middleton, Kris Jenner,

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Gotta Serve Somebody – Especially during memory-triggering holidays like Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year’s celebrations, whether or not we’re with our families, we can fill the hole in our hearts by

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Healing Relationships Between Parents and Grandparents by Susan Stiffelman Maybe an innocent but misunderstood remark to a son or daughter-in-law triggered a spiral of anger. Maybe the fallout from a bitter

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Do Something GRAND for GRANDparents Day GRAND Media is proud to join Generations United and the national partners to bring attention to grandparents all over the world and the amazing

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Do you remember your first love? BY JEAN P. MOORE The summer between sixth and seventh grade, Tilda’s boyfriend, Jonny Langer, called to tell her he was having a beach

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We grandparents know that money doesn’t grow on trees (as my father used to tell us kids) and we want to be able to help our grandkids with their college

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How Do I Say No to My Adult Child’s Requests for Money? BY DR. JOSHUA COLEMAN Sometimes you have to say no. But, how do you know when you should

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Successful multigenerational family By Lori Bitter Most of have heard our parents talk about the days when Grandma and Grandpa lived upstairs and young adults didn’t leave home until they

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  George Carlin’s Views on Aging – Submitted by Charlie Palmer – Lake Mary, Florida (If you have a fun quote/story/inspiration you’d like to share, please send to us at editor@grandmagazine.com).

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A Buster Keaton Granddad By Stephen Miller Now that many women are having their first child in their 30s, many men in their 70s are spending time with toddlers or

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Gramma’s spirit lives on – Moana By Pat Hanson, PH.d. Disney’s latest film has messages in it for all grandparents, including those estranged from their adult children who have “invisible

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Against Childhood Obesity, Fighting Fat In Kids  One potato, two potato, three potato, four. Kids won’t live as long as their parents did before. This lighthearted chant conveys a serious

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Clean Out Your “Personal” Closet BY DR. BOB WRIGHT AND DR. JUDITH WRIGHT We all have unfinished business: something we were never able to move beyond a divorce, a fractured

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“The Zezimas’ 2016 Christmas Letter” By Jerry Zezima Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a

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By Karen L. Rancourt, PhD  |  Next time you feel compelled to give a little parenting advice to your adult child or her/his spouse, remembering three little words can make

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Meet Gramma Karen Our GRANDParent Network member, Donne Davis of GaGaSisterHood.com has launched a cool new podcast just for us GRANDparents called Conversations with Modern Grandmas. Her second  live “Conversations with

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 By Jerry Zezima – author of GRANDfather Knows Best Over many years of living in a household where the fur frequently flies, I have learned that the best way to get

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Are ghosts from your past haunting you? BY PAT HANSON, PH.D. Because it offers an excuse to put on a mask, dress up anyway I’d like, and play pretend, I

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