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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.

10 Ways to Have a Happy Visit with Out-of-Town Kids and Grandkids
2 weeks ago

10 Ways to Have a Happy Visit with Out-of-Town Kids and Grandkids

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Ever wondered how to have the most successful visit with your adult children, their spouses and your grandkids? Especially when living a long distance away from them prevents short and frequent visits? Read More

Parenting Adult Children with Mental Health Issues
3 weeks ago

Parenting Adult Children with Mental Health Issues

By  •  Family

Mental illness. The term itself is intimidating. For me, it brought back shrouded stories from my youth of friends and relatives who suffered the colloquial ‘nervous breakdown.’ Back then I didn’t know what that meant. Read More

4 Reasons to Start a Business with Your Grandchild
4 weeks ago

4 Reasons to Start a Business with Your Grandchild

Why on earth would you want to start a business with your 10-year-old grandchild? Isn’t it better just to “let kids be kids” and leave the serious stuff to your grandchild’s parents? Not necessarily! Read More

How to Have a Happy Halloween Supper with the Grandkids
1 month ago

How to Have a Happy Halloween Supper with the Grandkids

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Halloween is relatively new to the UK – well, as a holiday type celebration it is!

We’ve had All Hallow’s Eve as an ongoing ‘thing’ for hundreds of years, but it’s only caught on in a big way in the last couple of years. Read More

Fun Fall Activities to Do with Your Grandkids that Boost Healthy Aging
2 months ago

Fun Fall Activities to Do with Your Grandkids that Boost Healthy Aging

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With the arrival of September, it’s not hard to let the mind wander to visions of fall – cozy fires, pumpkin spice, the jittery excitement of the holidays right around the corner. Read More

Should Boomers Bring Back the Lost Art of “Agreeing to Disagree?”
2 months ago

Should Boomers Bring Back the Lost Art of “Agreeing to Disagree?”

One of my favorite places to visit online is CreativeLive.com. It is a place featuring online classes in photography, video, design, crafts, business, audio, music and software training. Read More

Getting on With the In-laws
2 months ago

Getting on With the In-laws

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Do you get on with – or even like – your in-laws? All of them? Really? If so, you are a lucky person indeed! Read More

Have You Had “The Talk” with Your Adult Children?
2 months ago

Have You Had “The Talk” with Your Adult Children?

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If we haven’t already, we need to make sure we’ve had “the talk” with our children by the time we reach retirement. This does not refer to the infamous sex talk we have with our children during their pre-teen stage, but about our end of life planning and final wishes. Both talks can be difficult, but for different reasons. Read More

How Much Parenting of Adult Children Is Too Much?
2 months ago

How Much Parenting of Adult Children Is Too Much?

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“How’s everything?” I innocently asked someone whom I hadn’t seen in a long time. She immediately said everything was fine. She added that one child was entering high school and the other starting his senior year in high school so things were stressful. Read More

Solving the Inheritance Dilemma: How to Determine Who Gets the Family Treasures
2 months ago

Solving the Inheritance Dilemma: How to Determine Who Gets the Family Treasures

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Who gets grandma’s yellow pie plate?

At first glance, this seems like such an innocuous query. However, the possible answers to such questions are sparking small inter-and-intra-generational conflicts all over the country. Read More