What I did for love BY KAREN L. RANCOURT “What I Did for Love” is a popular song composed by Martin Hamlisch for A Chorus Line, which premiered on Broadway

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  Tips to Make Hosting the Thanksgiving Holiday Less Stressful BY KAREN L. RANCOURT, Ph.D. “Ask Dr. Gramma Karen” Preparing for Thanksgiving and hosting the day can be stressful, yet

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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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The key to successful parent-grandparent relationships in two words BY KAREN L. RANCOURT As my friend was introducing me to a friend of hers, she mentioned to him that I

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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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Ways to make that family road trip even more fun BY KAREN L. RANCOURT A grandmother recently asked me how she and her husband could make a road trip they

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DEAR DR. GRAMMA KAREN: When my daughter, Mandy, was nine months pregnant, her boyfriend was sentenced to six months of work release. She had the baby and stayed with us for several

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By Karen L. Rancourt Are you among the 57 percent of adults who have not put their legal and financial affairs in order? Do you want family members to gather

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Don’t suffer in silence; be open, be honest and always speak with love when setting ground rules. By Karen L. Rancourt, PhD I typically side with young parents and encourage

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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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