grandparents

  1. Tips & Advice

    How to retrain your child after visiting grandparents

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    When you get your kids back from a visit with grandma and grandpa, do you really have to live with the spoiled little grandchildren...
  2. Parenting

    How to confront overbearing grandparents

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    Whether they're your parents or your partner's parents, communicating with grandparents who refuse to follow the rules you set for...
  3. Parenting

    Ideas for day trips with the grandkids

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    When your grandchildren are old enough to spend some quality time away from mom and dad, taking them on a day trip is one of the...
  4. Parenting

    4 Ways for kids to bond with grandparents

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    Short visits with the grandparents are great for grandkids, but you can help the kids strengthen the bond between generations with a...
  5. Family Fun

    120 Top nicknames for grandparents

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    One of the most important roles a parent can take is becoming a grandparent, so what title should mark such an important role? From...
  6. Well-being

    Inspiring tips for Alzheimer’s caregivers

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    When my husband first received a tentative diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, I initially felt detached and numb. Could this really be...
  7. Parenting

    Financial gifting to your grandchild - giving money to grandkids for estate and college planning

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    You want to provide for a brighter future for your grandkids. That's a given. But, what's a little less clear cut is the best option...
  8. Parenting

    Motorcycling with your grandchildren

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    Miles revs his dirt bike's whiny engine to life and whizzes by patches of verdant trees. Joel rides a safe distance behind, giving...
  9. Parenting

    Grandparents raising grandchildren

    I never imagined becoming a frequent visitor to family court. Until eight years ago, I didn't even know where the courthouse was...
  10. Parenting

    My daughter-in-law has wacky rules

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    My daughter-in-law has come up with all these wacko rules regarding my grandson. I must vacuum my home twice prior to his arrival,...
  11. Parenting

    Tips for grandparents traveling with the grandkids

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    There was a time when grandparents lived just down the street and saw the grandkids everyday. But, with competing schedules and...
  12. Parenting

    Is your computer safe for grandchildren?

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    It seems like such an innocent request: Can I use your computer? But before you let your grandchild log-on, you need to think about...
  13. Parenting

    Are your grandchildren on Facebook and MySpace?

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    When Pat Burns wants to catch up with her 15-year-old grandson, Dylan, she logs on to his MySpace page. Within seconds, she's...
  14. Parenting

    Grandparents who break the rules

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    I think aliens must take over our bodies when we become grandparents. All of a sudden, we find ourselves doing things we wouldn't...
  15. Parenting

    10 Worst things to say to your grandchild

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    Make sure you memorize this list, so you don't get caught saying these things grandparents should never say to their grandchildren.
  16. Parenting

    9 Secrets to earning your grandchildren's trust

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    To a tween or teen, especially, there's nothing like a grandparent. You're there for her when she needs you most, and you are a...
  17. Parenting

    10 Healthy habits for your grandchildren

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    It's a time-honored grandparent tradition. Ply the little ones with sweets while they laze about during visits to your house....
  18. Parenting

    Grandparents: What parents really want from you

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    We all have wish lists -- full of those things that someday, sometime, somehow we'd love to experience or have. But, as soon as...
  19. Christmas Gifts

    Holiday gift ideas for grandparents

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    Wondering what gift to give your grandparents for the holidays? Finding the perfect gift for someone who has downsized or is in an...
  20. Christmas

    Holiday survival checklist: 14 rules to remember

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    During the holidays, you're torn between pressure to complete preparations and pressure to please everyone -- your children, your...