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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.

Private Life: Should Your Kids Read Your Journals When You’re Gone?
7 months ago

Private Life: Should Your Kids Read Your Journals When You’re Gone?

By  •  Mindset

My friend’s mother died recently after a sudden stroke, and among her belongings he and his siblings discovered volumes of journals, going back 40 years. They started reading through these family artifacts and learned a lot. Perhaps more than they wanted to. Read More

Attention Grandmothers: What Will Happen to Your Life Story?
8 months ago

Attention Grandmothers: What Will Happen to Your Life Story?

Every grandmother has her story. I may not know each of you personally, but I know that, like me, you’ve had loves and losses, trials and triumphs. But where does that story live – other than in your heart and mind? Read More

Ultimate Family Time: A Multigenerational Safari to South Africa
8 months ago

Ultimate Family Time: A Multigenerational Safari to South Africa

By  •  Travel

“Multigenerational travel” has been a buzzword for a few years now. Who can argue with the brochure-ready images of grandparents, adult children, and grandkids all sharing in the joys a family adventure can bring? Read More

“I’m Not That Young Grandparent Anymore”: 5 Tips That Work Well After 60!
8 months ago

“I’m Not That Young Grandparent Anymore”: 5 Tips That Work Well After 60!

I realized the other day that I have been grand-parenting for 21 years and I’m not as young as I used to be. I used to get on the ground with those kiddos and play-wrestle. I climbed trees and monkey bars. Read More

11 Ways to Heal from Adult Child Estrangement
8 months ago

11 Ways to Heal from Adult Child Estrangement

By  •  Family

Your heart has been pierced. You have experienced estrangement from a child you thought you would always be close to. It is a devastation you never thought you would experience. Read More

The Bitter Sweetness of Becoming a Grandparent After 70
8 months ago

The Bitter Sweetness of Becoming a Grandparent After 70

By  •  Family

“Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being.” – Margaret Mead

I am 71 years old, and my husband is 72. Our oldest granddaughters are 20 and 16, and we are now about to become grandparents again. Read More

5 Powerful Money Lessons to Teach Your Grandchildren
9 months 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. Read More

5 Ways to Deal with Uneasy Mother / Daughter-in-Law Moments
9 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

What is the Best Thing About Seeing Your Adult Children Grow Older?
9 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

6 Tips You Can Use to Help Your Grandchildren Unplug
10 months ago

6 Tips You Can Use to Help Your Grandchildren Unplug

By  •  Family

The other day I was stunned by a news report I saw on TV. It described a month-long camp where parents can send their kids to unplug when they’ve become addicted to screen time. What?! Read More