Care Packages for Grandkids in the Coronavirus Quarantine BY Shirley Hershey Showalter What’s a Grandma to do? When hugs are forbidden? Stores are closed? And she’s told “elders” like her must

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Grandparents, Please Write Your Stories! By Jerry Witkovsky My granddaughter Jessica was the one who inspired me to write my stories. “What was life like when you were a boy,

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If It Weren’t For My Mom… BY BARBARA BARASH SIMMONS Hurricane Katrina was destroying New Orleans at the same moment my first grandchild took his first breath. I had vacillated

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Alienated Grandparent? How Do We Influence Our Adult Child’s Wrong Conclusions? BY JOSHUA COLEMAN Q When the adult child (age 37) holds her exaggerated perceptions as Gospel, and everyone with

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Is Your Grandchild Too Busy For You? By Dragana Vucic Dekic The Child President Today’s children are raised to be presidents one day. Their days are full of activities from

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7 Tips For A Successful Grandchild Sleepover BY JOANNE JAGODA Well, you said “yes” and now you have to entertain your grandchildren, ages two and four for a weekend, which

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  Al Franken Welcomes 4th GRANDchild’s Birth   Franni and I were blessed yesterday with our fourth grandchild, Claire Frances Franken. Claire is named for my grandmother, Clara Franken, and

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Being an Active Grandparent Gives Benefits By Emily Stier Adler and Michele Hoffnung Active grandparenting benefits grandchildren, parents, and grandparents.  While some benefits are obvious, such as more attention from

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Discovering the meaning of Great Grandparent BY RONDA BARTLETT When or how did the title Great Grandparent come to be?   I know if I search Google, or reach out to

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BY DONNE DAVIS Losing a grandparent is often a child’s first experience with death. It can be confusing and scary and lead to questions about death, death related rituals, and grief.

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10 Ways Being a Grandparent Will Change YOU BY CHERYL HARBOUR Some of these changes will happen instantly. For example, the first time you see your new grandbaby, your heart

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GRAND VIEW   July/August How about our cover girl, the invincible Judy George? Not sure you can place the name? Judy is the brains (and vision and guts) behind some popular

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Being a Grandparent Is Not Always Rosy A friend just forwarded this article from The Atlantic to me and I just had to share. There is a lot of information

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When Grandparent Estrangement May Be Justified By Donne Davis This is a reprint with permission from GaGaSisterhood.com This letter to “Ask Amy” made my blood boil. Usually I feel tremendous empathy

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The Grandparent Check Here’s how much it costs to be a grandparent today by Shelley Emling Grandkids are the best, but they do cost you a pretty penny. En español |

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How To Wear Out a Grandparent: 10 Easy Steps For Success By Nicole Merritt Grandparents — they are like parents, “but with more sleep, fewer rules, and an endless supply of

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How to Talk to Your Grandchild By Donne Davis, Founder of GaGaSisterhood.com Remember the days before unlimited free phone minutes? Three-minute long distance phone calls cost a fortune, so we

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“I’M WRONG NO MATTER WHAT I DO!” By Dr. Josuha Coleman So many of the parents (many now grandparents) I work with either have no idea why their child is

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A big “Thank You” to Chrys Howard, founder of Wear Your Joy, for sponsoring GRAND Magazine’s essay contest:  ”What I love most about being a grandparent.” It was almost impossible to

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The 2016 GRANDPerson Of The Year Is…. BY: Deborah Drezon Carroll Wife, Mother, Grammy, Writer, Humorist, Runner, Yogi, Thinker, Director of Strategic Marketing for GRAND Magazine At GRAND Magazine, we’re on a mission

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