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
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
Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: Readers Share More of Their Ponies Dear readers, Five months ago many of you shared with me your “ponies in the poop.” You may recollect that I
What Grandparents Need To Know. Cookies for breakfast, staying up late, and maybe a little more TV than usual. For some families, what happens at grandma’s house stays at grandma’s
BY CHERYL HARBOR We know what the ideal sibling relationship is: someone with whom you share a history and in cases of siblings born to the same parents, genetic material.
Living a Life of Purpose: The Fountain of Youth BY BOB AND JUDITH WRIGHT How would you like to live a life of more happiness, more fulfillment, and more joy?
“My Estrangement Makes Me Feel Like Such A Loser!” By Joshua Coleman, PhD Estrangement is not only hurtful to parents because of the loss of their child, but
How well does your family get along? BY Bob and Judith Wright Do you ask yourself how well your family gets along? Do you say you feel “close,” but you’re
I’ve Learned To Bite My Tongue And Now They See Me By Dr. Pat Hanson My heart just melted looking into the smiling wide brown eyes of my 18- month-old
Struggling with estrangement? Try radical forgiveness for fractured relationships BY PAT HANSON, PH.D. Do you harbor a grievance or hold on to toxic energy about people, places, and institutions that
By Ashley Hardway I grew up being very close to my maternal grandparents. My great-grandma was alive until I was twelve and we spent a couple days a week with
Editor’s Note: From Oye! Times, we found this nice reminder of the importance of having grandparents in the lives of your children. Written by Aaliya Imtiaz Grandparents are the head of family
by Sue Gillespie (Grandma Sue) Victim thinking is a learned trait. It usually starts in childhood, but it can easily continue on and become a habit even if there is no
By Jack Levine As we celebrate Thanksgiving, let’s remember that the holiday’s name is a compound word – Thanks and Giving. Each of us has much to be thankful for
By Kathryn and Allan Zullo When we learned we were going to be grandparents for the first time, we experienced a slight moment of panic. What did we really know
Although GRAND guest writer Christopher Gildemeister’s (Parents TV Council) review of the recently released film The Way was eloquently and accurately written, my review will highlight a few other germane