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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.

Why Do You Look After Your Grandchildren – Because You Have to or Because You Want to?
6 months ago

Why Do You Look After Your Grandchildren – Because You Have to or Because You Want to?

By  •  Family

How much time do you spend looking after your grandchildren? If you don’t live nearby, then it is probably decided each time you visit. But if you do live within easy distance, you may have a regular routine. Read More

7 Ways Therapy Can Help Parents of Estranged Adult Children
6 months ago

7 Ways Therapy Can Help Parents of Estranged Adult Children

By  •  Family

I truly believed I could handle my adult child’s estrangement on my own. After all, I had dealt with countless personal and family issues: my spouse’s cancer, infertility, kids with learning issues, my own struggle with depression, and more. While I coped, these all took their toll. Read More

Why Introducing Your Grandchild to the World of Travel is One of the Greatest Gifts You Can Give Them 
6 months ago

Why Introducing Your Grandchild to the World of Travel is One of the Greatest Gifts You Can Give Them 

Travel has always been a passion of mine. As a child, I unfortunately did not have the wonderful experience of having grandparents in my life. But I know they were strong and loving people who hardly left the part of London where they were raised. Perhaps, in counterpoint, the strongest and most powerful memories that shaped my values and lifestyle were related to travel. Read More

Patti LaBelle Loves Being a Grandmother – Especially During the Holidays!
7 months ago

Patti LaBelle Loves Being a Grandmother – Especially During the Holidays!

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We all have our beloved holiday traditions and the things that we look forward to most at this time of year – decorating the house, cooking and baking, shopping and wrapping presents. Read More

3 Reasons to Share Your Money Mistakes with Your Grandkids
7 months ago

3 Reasons to Share Your Money Mistakes with Your Grandkids

When we were growing up, my family never discussed money. It wasn’t that my parents or grandparents though that money was evil. It’s just that, like many working class families, we didn’t have much to discuss… or so we thought! Read More

Practicing Mindfulness and Kindness with Your Grandchildren and Winnie the Pooh
7 months ago

Practicing Mindfulness and Kindness with Your Grandchildren and Winnie the Pooh

By  •  Family

Mindfulness is a state of full awareness, moment by moment, to all one’s experiences, without judgment or bias. Such awareness encompasses external perceptions as well as internal feelings, emotions, and thoughts. Read More

Becoming a Grandmother: 6 Things New Grannies Are Concerned About
7 months ago

Becoming a Grandmother: 6 Things New Grannies Are Concerned About

By  •  Family

So, you have become a grandmother! Congratulations.

How are you feeling about it? Excited? Apprehensive? Not ready to see yourself as a grandma? Join the club. Many of us feel that way at first.

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3 Mistakes New Grandmothers Make When Looking After the Grandkids
7 months ago

3 Mistakes New Grandmothers Make When Looking After the Grandkids

By  •  Family

You are so excited… your first grandchild has arrived into the world! You want to jump in and take over, but then your children don’t want you interfering. Read More

8 Things I Learned When Building My Granddaughter’s Doll House
8 months ago

8 Things I Learned When Building My Granddaughter’s Doll House

By  •  Family

Earlier this year, my 7-year-old granddaughter (B) talked with my wife about wanting “Popeye” – that is, myself – to build her a doll house. After a brief discussion, I thought I could do it but would not be able to start until September, when I was to retire. Read More

How to Have More Energy After 60… According to Toddlers
8 months ago

How to Have More Energy After 60… According to Toddlers

I often hear grandparents say, “I love spending time with the toddler grands but am glad to give them back to their parents at the end of the day. I’m exhausted, they have so much energy!” Read More