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Advice for Grandparents

We Love These 10 Tips For Grandparents Taking Grandkids On Vacation

Posted 04.19.2016 | Fifty

Maybe you've agreed to watch them during a coming school break, or maybe you're simply in the mood for extra-special quality time together. Either way, you find yourself thinking about taking a vacation with your grandkids -- without their parents (you know, your own kids?) -- and suddenly your next thought is, Can I handle that?

How To Practice Mindfulness With Your Grandchildren

Leslie Zinberg & Kay Ziplow | Posted 12.09.2015 | Fifty
Leslie Zinberg & Kay Ziplow

The age in which we live is so ridiculously hectic. Often we operate on automatic pilot, and forget to stop and 'smell the roses' as the old adage goes. But as ancient as that saying is, so is the idea of how important it is to do so.

Sleeping With Wolves and Camping in a Boreal Forest: Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean (Québec, Canada)

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

We were not only going to a private wolf sanctuary, Aventuraid, but also to an animal wilderness park - Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien. The zoo was in a stunning boreal forest, and we looked forward to experiencing a camping, canoeing and hiking adventure.

Sexual Abuse: Is Your Child or Grandchild at Risk?

David Kanegis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

Awareness leads to prevention. Communication with family members strengthens bonds and supports integrated action to keep all family members both physically and mentally safe.

LOOK: One Grandpa's Great Solution To Small iPad Text

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.16.2013 | Fifty

Zoom function or no zoom function, we still think this grandpa is a genius. Earlier today Reddit user Eric2929 posted the above photo with the ...

You'll Never Guess The Age Of This Adventurous Zip-Liner

Posted 03.27.2013 | Fifty

Old age clearly hasn’t stopped this cool grandma from living life to the fullest. A Reddit user posted the photo of this zip-lining grandma y...

Help, My Son Is Turning My Granddaughter Against Me!

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 03.13.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Reader Question: My son and his family were living with me, and moved out of my house after a disagreement. My grandd...

Becoming Grandma too Soon: Tips for Navigating an Unplanned Pregnancy

Lisa Carpenter | Posted 04.27.2013 | Parents
Lisa Carpenter

The news that your beloved baby will soon have a baby is not the end of the world. It's also not the end of hopes and dreams for an education, a career, a happy marriage and well-adjusted children and grandchildren. Trust me on that: I've had all the above and more.

10 Rules Every Grandparent Should Know

Jen M.L. | Posted 03.31.2013 | Parents
Jen M.L.

You are good grandparents and even better free babysitters, so just relax over there. These are not all about you. Just have a laugh -- and maybe stop watching so much "CSI" in front of my kids. Adolpha knows what "blood splatter" means.

How to Introduce Taxes to Your Children

Neale Godfrey | Posted 01.06.2013 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

As we walk, I'll point to different things and ask my granddaughter to tell me how they came to be. For example, I'll point to the road, and she'll say something like 'the men with the giant roller put it there.' I'll then ask her how she thought those men had the money to build the road.

Grandparenting Advice From Two Distinct Perspectives

Karin Kasdin | Posted 06.20.2012 | Fifty
Karin Kasdin

Lindy Hough's Wondrous Child is an engaging and very personal look at how love weaves itself through generations, gender, class, race, and age.