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Grandchildren

How important are your grandchildren to you? Whether you are a grandparent raising grandchildren or you just like to help out from time to time, we can help you to build a better relationship with your grandkids.

Our Grandkids Are Learning at Light Speed… Maybe They Can Teach Us a Thing or Two!
2 days ago

Our Grandkids Are Learning at Light Speed… Maybe They Can Teach Us a Thing or Two!

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Could you map read at three? I certainly couldn’t. These days children can. Are they a generation of geniuses or were we all rather stupid? Read More

5 Ways to Help Your Grandchildren Recover from Losing a Pet
3 weeks ago

5 Ways to Help Your Grandchildren Recover from Losing a Pet

There are many ways that you can support your grandchild with pet loss. Your grandchild may look to you to help them through their feelings of grief and mourning, to help them understand that death is normal. Read More

The Fascinating Evolution of the Mother Daughter Relationship Over 6 Decades and More
3 weeks ago

The Fascinating Evolution of the Mother Daughter Relationship Over 6 Decades and More

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Motherhood in America is based on a myth. We are taught to believe that we can parent perfectly when we can’t. The myth also says that we parent better than our parents and that we can change the pattern for future generations. Read More

4 Quick and Simple Ways to Make Your Home Safe for Your Grandkids
4 weeks ago

4 Quick and Simple Ways to Make Your Home Safe for Your Grandkids

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In retrospect, it was some of our scariest minutes as parents of a then three-year-old.

The experience began innocently enough when my wife Judy, our son Michael, and I visited my mother’s house on a warm spring day in 1976. Read More

Want to Avoid Daugher-in-Law Problems? Let Go to Hold on!
4 weeks ago

Want to Avoid Daugher-in-Law Problems? Let Go to Hold on!

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If a mother-in-law has trust and faith in her son, it should give her the confidence to let go and let her son live his own life. She can learn to play a different role and find new interests to occupy her new found time. Read More

13 Reasons to Sing with Your Grandchildren
1 month ago

13 Reasons to Sing with Your Grandchildren

My first grandchild, Leon Carter Rose, was born this past week. As many of you know, being a grandparent is just about the best thing ever. I know this to be true from only four days’ experience! Read More

Parenting Adult Children: How to Respond When Your Child Has a Problem
1 month ago

Parenting Adult Children: How to Respond When Your Child Has a Problem

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One of the most challenging and rewarding thresholds in life can be talking to your adult child when they come to you with a problem. This is it is a statement of love and trust. Read More

4 Tips for Building a Strong Relationship with Your Daughter-in-Law
2 months ago

4 Tips for Building a Strong Relationship with Your Daughter-in-Law

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Are you trying to improve your relationship with your daughter-in-law? Do you want to create a better understanding and reduce tension? If these are a few of the questions that frequently enter your mind, then read on for some answers. Read More

They Grow Up So Fast! 4 Fun Things to Do with Your Teenage Granddaughter
2 months ago

They Grow Up So Fast! 4 Fun Things to Do with Your Teenage Granddaughter

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As your grandchildren grow, they need adults less and less.

If you enjoyed babysitting them when they were small, there are so many things to miss when they grow out of that period, and even more so when they start craving more independence in their teens. Read More

New Grandma? Here’s How to Play the Grandmother Game
2 months ago

New Grandma? Here’s How to Play the Grandmother Game

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The instant our eyes met, I was done for. One single glance and my knees turned to liquid, my heart to putty. In that moment, I suddenly knew that truth that nothing really happens until it happens to you. Read More