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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.

4 Ways You Can Help When Your Grandchild Has a Disability
4 weeks ago

4 Ways You Can Help When Your Grandchild Has a Disability

By  •  Family

It is devastating for a family to learn that their child has a disability. Sometimes families know before their child is even born. Other times, as is the case with autism spectrum disorder…
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How Technology Assists Grandparenting in the Age of Covid-19
4 weeks ago

How Technology Assists Grandparenting in the Age of Covid-19

By  •  Family

In normal times, my children fly into my life in Miami like the wind, often resembling a soft and balmy breeze, though at times their visits can feel more like a hurricane. They bring precious cargo…
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Stop! Think of One Thing That Makes You Happy in Your 60s and Smile!
2 months ago

Stop! Think of One Thing That Makes You Happy in Your 60s and Smile!

I saw a meme on Facebook last week with the following instruction: “Think of one thing that makes you happy and smile.” Read More

Sharing These 4 Money Mistakes Will Kill My Image as “Super Grandma” (But, I’ll Do it Anyway!)
2 months ago

Sharing These 4 Money Mistakes Will Kill My Image as “Super Grandma” (But, I’ll Do it Anyway!)

Like most children, my grandkids think of me as a superhero. I am a bringer of gifts and laughter. I am their “baba with a backpack” who Skypes them from mountain tops and cruise ships, desert villages and London hotels…
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10 Activities Your Kids Can Do with a Loved One Who Is Living with Dementia – Even When They Can’t Attend in Person
2 months ago

10 Activities Your Kids Can Do with a Loved One Who Is Living with Dementia – Even When They Can’t Attend in Person

The relationship between a child and a person living with dementia can be very enriching for both. In our Caregiver Summit, I interviewed Kathryn Harrison…
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Dear Grandkids, Don’t Make the Same Money Mistakes that I Did!
2 months ago

Dear Grandkids, Don’t Make the Same Money Mistakes that I Did!

Dear Max, Marvel and Jack… Trust me, your relationship with money will really matter one day… and since I won’t be around forever, I wanted to share some of what I have learned about money over the years…
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3 Reasons to Share Your Money Mistakes with Your Grandkids
3 months ago

3 Reasons to Share Your Money Mistakes with Your Grandkids

When I was 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!
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5 Ways to Tell if You Are Being Too Financially Generous with Your Adult Children
3 months ago

5 Ways to Tell if You Are Being Too Financially Generous with Your Adult Children

Yet, despite positive indicators, there is a feeling that not everyone is benefiting equally from the recent economic expansion. And, among those feeling somewhat left behind are our kids, many of whom are struggling with high levels of student debt…
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5 Ways to Deal with Uneasy Mother / Daughter-in-Law Moments
4 months ago

5 Ways to Deal with Uneasy Mother / Daughter-in-Law Moments

By  •  Family

We all find it so easy to blame others when a relationship fails. If we could read our daughter-in-law’s mind, we would likely find she is blaming us for the uneasy atmosphere. Read More

Overstimulated Grandkids: 4 Practical Tips to Help Ease the Situation
5 months ago

Overstimulated Grandkids: 4 Practical Tips to Help Ease the Situation

By  •  Family

The holidays are behind us, and you may think that the inappropriate behavior of your grandchildren is a thing of the past as well. Unfortunately, the tantrums they threw over a toy they didn’t get from Santa…
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