The Technology Gap BY CAROLYN COHEN We arrived at our son and daughter-in-law’s home in rural Connecticut late last night and are now asleep in our five-year-old grandson’s playroom. K

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BY DARLENE EDWARDS My husband and I are the proud parents of two amazing adult daughters and a wonderful son-in-law. In addition, not long ago, we became grandparents to a beautiful

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BY KERRY BYRNE During a recent meeting with grandparents in The Long Distance Grandparent Society membership program, a new member asked about how to get the parents more engaged in

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BY RICHARD AND LINDA EYRE We often overlook the fact that most of the values we want to instill in our grandchildren actually do have to be instilled.  They don’t

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How to Sound Cool while Figuring out Social Media By Deanna Shoss If you’re 30 and you say you are not that into social media people would probably think you

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BY ALICE BURDICK SCHWEIGER When my son told us he and his fiancé were planning a destination wedding in St. Barths, we were a little taken aback.   On one hand,

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Helping Latino Grandfamilies BY JAIA LENT Raising five grandchildren after age 60 was not in Mercedes’ life plan, but when she learned her grandchildren were going to be taken into

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The Chef BY CHRIS WILKINS Almost Four quietly, bravely crawled out of the bed and scaled the 6:30 am dark stairs, and tiptoed down the dimly lit hallway where she

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What to do when child abuse is suspected or witnessed BY KAREN L. RANCOURT  I recently received an email from a distraught set of grandparents who suspected that their granddaughter

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Valentine Video Chat Game with Your Grandchildren BY KERRY BRYNE Maybe you are like me. You have the best intentions to get something in the mail but it sits in

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Hearts and Flowers and Candy – Oh My! BY PAT BURNS From the Wizard of Oz, Dorothy said it best; “There’s no place like home.” This Valentine’s Day, I plan

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Do you know which causes your grandchildren care about? BY KERRY BRYNE My mother, affectionately known as Nana Lulu, recently sent a parcel to her grandson. When it arrived, I

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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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Grandparent Heroes BY JAIA PETERSON, GENERATIONS UNITED It takes a special kind of heroism and loving devotion to step up to the responsibility of raising children when their parents cannot. 

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Wait, What? My Grandchild Is At Risk? What do you do when your grandchild needs your help? BY LISA HOLLIDAY You notice things, you are a parent too and you know something

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Who doesn’t love dinosaurs?  From Mom and Dad to the 3-year-old, there is something captivating about the historic big beasts.  And what better way to enjoy National Day of Unplugging than with

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DR. KORNHABER: CONNECTING THE GENERATIONS PIONEER The following is from The Life Writer blog. Please click here for the original version: Dr. Kornhaber is our hero. … Seriously. He is

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The GRANDparent Network is a growing consortium of blogs and websites that serve today’s grandparents and their families. Combined, the GPN offers savvy marketers targeted, unique, and cost-effective media to

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About to get retired and looking for some popular activities that you can do after retirement? Well, we have got it covered for you here. After all, retirement is the

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My Alphabet Prayer Book This book will become a treasured keepsake! A bedtime book that teaches the alphabet and becomes a place for the parent and child to record the

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