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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.

Dear Grandkids, Don’t Make the Same Money Mistakes that I Did!
2 weeks 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 weeks 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
1 month 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 Powerful Money Lessons to Teach Your Grandchildren
1 month ago

5 Powerful Money Lessons to Teach Your Grandchildren

By  •  Family

While your role as a grandmother should revolve around giving treats and having fun with the little ones, you can drop in a few important money lessons throughout the years. The grandkids crave your attention…
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5 Ways to Deal with Uneasy Mother / Daughter-in-Law Moments
2 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
3 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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What is the Best Thing About Seeing Your Adult Children Grow Older?
3 months ago

What is the Best Thing About Seeing Your Adult Children Grow Older?

By  •  Family

My daughter turned 50 this week. Yes, 50. How did that happen? I was 50 myself only a few months ago – or so it seems. Read More

The Hardships and Joys of Grandparents Raising Their Grandkids
3 months ago

The Hardships and Joys of Grandparents Raising Their Grandkids

By  •  Family

There are nearly three million grandparents raising eight million grandchildren in the U.S. That has a cost in terms of time, money, and health. Our Caregiver Summit covers this topic in three sessions…
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Why Being a Grandmother Is Easier Than Being a Mother
3 months ago

Why Being a Grandmother Is Easier Than Being a Mother

By  •  Family

I heard a simple quote years ago, but back then didn’t understand the meaning. I had to look it up to check. Initially, I thought I remembered Groucho Marx, who said, “The best reason to have children is in order to have grandchildren…”
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Wondering what to Give the Grandkids for Christmas? Here’s My Unique Gift Idea
4 months ago

Wondering what to Give the Grandkids for Christmas? Here’s My Unique Gift Idea

By  •  Family

If you’re like me, you are probably wondering what to get your grandkids for Christmas this year. In the past, I have usually sent money to their parents and asked them to put something under the tree from me…
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