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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.

5 Tips for Learning How to Be a Grandmother
5 months ago

5 Tips for Learning How to Be a Grandmother

By  •  Family

It is often suggested that babies should be born with a manual, because it is so hard for new parents to work out how best to look after them. We, mothers, know that we managed somehow or other. But now it begins again, as we are faced with being a grandmother. Read More

Adult Children Coming Home Don’t Break these 9 Rules of Engagement!
5 months ago

Adult Children Coming Home Don’t Break these 9 Rules of Engagement!

By  •  Family

Have you ever needed to provide temporary housing to your adult children?

Living in a full house can be a wonderful experience and also a very challenging time. I am describing a situation when your adult child and their family move in under the same roof and have different – read as unique – parenting ideas that may seem foreign to you! Read More

5 Mother’s Day Gifts to Show Grandma That You Care
7 months ago

5 Mother’s Day Gifts to Show Grandma That You Care

By  •  Family

Mother’s Day is with us again very soon. How did that happen? Didn’t we just do Mother’s Day? Or was it Christmas or her birthday? Read More

The Detachment Wall: How to Let Go of Your Adult Children
8 months ago

The Detachment Wall: How to Let Go of Your Adult Children

By  •  Family

Some of us moms have a problem with our attachment to our children, to the point where the bond can become unhealthy. Read More

Why is it so Painful to Be a Mom After Your Kids Leave Home
8 months ago

Why is it so Painful to Be a Mom After Your Kids Leave Home

Any excitement I had for my son preparing to go 2700 miles away to college has been replaced by an aching, heavy heart. And because it’s such a big transition for both of us, I suggested he take his dog with him – a 14-pound Jack Russell with a big personality. Read More

Letting Go as a Mom of Grown Children: Is There Ever a Time When Detachment Is a Healthy Idea?
8 months ago

Letting Go as a Mom of Grown Children: Is There Ever a Time When Detachment Is a Healthy Idea?

By  •  Family

When I think of detachment, I think of a husband unlovingly detached from his wife, or a depressed mother who is detached and uninvolved with her child. Read More

What Are the Best New Grandma Gifts? You May Be Surprised!
9 months ago

What Are the Best New Grandma Gifts? You May Be Surprised!

By  •  Lifestyle

As a new grandmother (for the second time), I have had the opportunity to think about some of the things that were missing in my “Baba Bag” or “Grandmother Survival Kit!” Read More

How Well Do Your Grandkids Know You? Surprising New Study Makes Us Question Our Role!
10 months ago

How Well Do Your Grandkids Know You? Surprising New Study Makes Us Question Our Role!

By  •  News

For better or for worse, I started telling my grandkids about my life before they could talk – or even understand what I was saying! I can’t help it! I’m just a talker. I always have been and I always will be. Read More

6 Steps to Bond with Your Grandchildren and Create a Lasting Family Treasure
11 months ago

6 Steps to Bond with Your Grandchildren and Create a Lasting Family Treasure

My parents always insisted that my brother and I sit and listen to grandma’s stories. Our cousins didn’t have to, and back then we were envious. Read More

5 Ways to Raise More Compassionate Grandchildren
1 year ago

5 Ways to Raise More Compassionate Grandchildren

By  •  Family

We all hope to see our grandchildren grow up to be happy, healthy, productive and compassionate adults. The part about compassion becomes a huge challenge in today’s world where media frequently spews out negativity and prods us to criticise others. Read More