The Effects Of 2020 On Relationships BY KAREN L. RANCOURT  Ah, 2020 — a year that will be long remembered for its losses, challenges, disappointments, and surprises. I am particularly

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Life is Messy! BY LINDA K. STROH, PH.D. Many of us grow up with the illusion that if we work hard, are smart enough, are kind enough, everything will eventually

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My Thanksgiving Message BY JACK LEVINE Wishing you and loved ones well and a Happy Thnksgiving! While we have many challenges, let’s resolve to face them with faith and fortitude…and

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Do Estranged Mothers Blame Themselves More Than Dads? BY DR. JOSHUA COLEMAN One of the biggest obstacles to your ongoing serenity is the idea that being a good mother means

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Estrangement: The Stretch It Takes BY EMILY MORGAN What are we to do when we are blocked from having a relationship with our grands by their parents–our own children? Emily

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Share Adventure, Activities And Memories With Your Grandkids BY MICHELLE BUDD In these uncertain times, families are looking for affordable ways to provide entertainment while sharing meaningful experiences with their

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Celebrating Our Grandparents – A Legacy of Living History BY JACK LEVINE As Sunday, September 8th is Grandparents Day, I’m pleased to reflect on the importance of grandparents in the lives

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The Magic Behind Generations United BY ALAN KING In a controversial journal cover, a young person and an older person, dressed in battle fatigues, stood back to back. They each

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Tuesdays With Jack Author: Pauline Daniel Reviewer: Jeanette Perkins aka Beeba Tuesdays With Jack is a love story between a Buba and her grandson. What started as a weekly Facebook

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Grandfamilies – celebrating the holidays For the 2.6 million grandparents raising their grandchildren across the U.S. the holidays can be a time for both celebration and pain. BY JAIA LENT

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INCREASING INDESPENSABLE GRANDPARENTS By Joseph Chamie The world has a record-breaking number of grandparents, representing almost 20 percent of the global population. “Today’s grandparents play vital and increasingly indispensable roles

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Here are my thoughts In response to our last week’s newsletter, we received many thoughtful responses. We have not deleted or left any out. There were many more who responded

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       If you’re part of a blended family, you know: Navigating the politics of new spouses, new stepsiblings, and new sets of in-laws can be tough. Around the

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Meet the first GRANDperson of the year: Hillary Clinton BY CHERYL HARBOUR Hillary Clinton and GRAND’s own Cheryl Harbour, editor of our “My GRANDbaby” section and author of “Good to

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The  GRANDPerson of the Year Award for 2016 goes to former First Lady, Senator and Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, in recognition of the powerful positive impact her work has

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Alienated Grandparents – When Blame Is Dished Out, Damage Is Done By Christine Crosby, Editorial Director GRAND Magazine Children raised with grandparents around are more likely to thrive. It really does

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Steve Byrne, Co-Founder finalroadmap.com In 2016 Medicare will pay doctors to discuss end of life planning with patients – helping give them a better understanding of choices and a voice in

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Research shows that families that take time to play together are stronger, healthier and happier. So, get busy and do something fun with your family.  Our friends at EventCrazy.com have

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As we know, todays GRANDparents are leading the way and paying the way for many family vacations.  Research shows that we boomer grands don’t want to just leave behind our

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BY RACHEL ADAMS, EDITOR, CWLA According to 2013 data provided by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, almost 3 million children in the United States are not being raised by their

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