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 months ago

6 Reasons Why Reducing Our Waste Is Crucial for Our Grandchildren’s Future

If you’re worried about the world your children and grandchildren will inherit, you’re not alone. Global warming, an ocean with more plastic than fish and toxic air that can cause diseases. These are just a few things that we could pass onto future generations…

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4 months ago

7 Songs Every Grandparent Should Share

It seems like yesterday I was singing these songs to my own daughter. Heck, it seems like yesterday I was learning them. And now it’s time to teach them to my children’s children. For me, it’s for my great nieces and nephews, as I am…

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4 months ago

Taking a Trip with a Grandchild

Years ago, I met a rather formidable older French woman who told me, in the course of our conversation, that she had offered all her grandchildren a trip away of their own choice, when they reached age 13. She had five or six grandchildren….

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5 months ago

5 Fun Activities to Enjoy with Your Grandkids

Hanging out with your grandkids is great for your mental and emotional health. But the question for many grandparents is, what activities can I do with them? It can be difficult to keep up with the energy of young children…

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5 months ago

An Open Letter to My Grandchildren: 10 Things I Want Them to Know

Our five-year-old grandson recently asked my husband and me “Will we always be together?” I was stunned that such a small child would ask such a profound question. I’m not sure that he understood the depth of the question…

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6 months ago

The Lesson I Learned from Dealing with My Grandchildren’s Fussy Eating Habits

Keeping up with children’s food preferences – or should I say prejudices – is a job in itself. It was hard enough when we were mothers and handled it every day. But it is harder as a grandmother…

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6 months ago

Do Mothers and Grandmothers Ever Stop Feeling Guilty?

We do our imperfect best. From the moment we push them naked and helpless from our bodies, they’re ours to nurture, protect, and love. They come without instructions and each one is so uniquely different that a single guidebook…

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6 months ago

The Interesting Experience of Having Teenage Grandchildren

It all starts with a baby. A sweet helpless and very loved bundle of not-yet-known-but-absolutely-expected joy. You held that baby and felt the excitement of a new human presence in your life. A grandchild!

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7 months ago

The 7 Personality Traits of Successful Grandparents

Today’s women over 60 are looking for new ways to fulfill the role of grandparents by providing the right blend of support and independence and helping our grandkids grow up with a positive, influential family presence around them…

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7 months ago

Discovering the Power of Words in 4 Generations of Women

I’m pretty psyched. I completed what turned out to be the fourth or even fifth, actually more likely the fifteenth, set of revisions on my book. It has been a three-year project, and I have my community to thank for this feat…

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