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
BY PAT HANSON Does the renewal of friendly relations seem impossible in your family? Do you think your estranged daughter and/or son-in-law with their complicated psychological problems will never change?
BY PAT HANSON PH.D. Unfortunately, grandparents don’t have automatic legal rights to see their grandchildren. In some states, grandparents can petition the court for visitation, but the standard for determining
By Pat Hanson, Ph.D. As we invisible, estranged or alienated, grandparents face the holidays, ghosts of emptiness, insecurities about our own parenting, and past anger or confusion about unresolved issues
Editor’s Note: GRAND Magazine is a resource for all grandparents; Grandparents who are raising their grandchildren and grandparents who struggle to just be in the lives of their grandchildren (Alienated