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The Day It Snowed Inside the House

Teresa Kindred | Posted 12.21.2015 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

My son-in-law was out of town this week and so I had to be at my daughter's house by 7 a.m. to babysit my 1 year old grandson and 3 year old granddaug...

Dear Family Whisperer: What's a No-Longer-Needed Great-Grandma To Do?

Melinda Blau | Posted 12.21.2015 | Parents
Melinda Blau

My husband and I kept our great-granddaughter 2 days a week for 3 years while her mom (our granddaughter) worked. We saw her mom maybe 5 or 6 times du...

Grandparenting: Attack of the Toddler Terrors

Inga | Posted 09.25.2016 | Fifty
Inga

Over a holiday weekend, it's always our hope to have the company of our preschool grandchildren. And after they leave, it's our hope to someday get all of our electronics working again.

"How to Babysit a Grandpa"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.02.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Being a grandfather comes with many important responsibilities, such as making funny faces, engaging in baby talk and otherwise behav...

How to Snag a Sitter on New Year's Eve

GalTime | Posted 03.02.2013 | Parents
GalTime

Whether you love or despise New Year's Eve, most parents will attest to the challenge of not only finding a babysitter, but also deciphering her going rate for that particular night.

10 Inexpensive Out-Of-The-Box Gift Ideas

Kathryn Livingston | Posted 02.03.2013 | Fifty
Kathryn Livingston

What's the message we're giving our kids about presents? Does a gift really have to come in a box, have a fancy price tag and a designer label? With economic turmoil swirling all around us, I wonder if this would be a good time to teach kids that we can think outside the box when it comes to gift-giving.

10 Inexpensive Out-Of-The-Box Gift Ideas

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 01.31.2013 | Fifty
Kathryn E. Livingston

What's the message we're giving our kids about presents? Does a gift really have to come in a box, have a fancy price tag and a designer label? With economic turmoil swirling all around us, I wonder if this would be a good time to teach kids that we can think outside the box when it comes to gift-giving.

Friend Mourns Loss Of Murdered 9-Year-Old Girl

Posted 01.03.2012 | Crime

As relatives and friends mourn the killing of 9-year-old Aliahna Lemmon, one girl in particular is missing her best friend. "Why did he have to do ...

The Skypesitting Discovery

Juliet Linley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Juliet Linley

I bet you'd already discovered it. Well, I only got there now: using Skype as a babysitter. Or rather, using the grandparents - who live outside of It...

Needed: A Lemonade Stand at the White House

Liz Peek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Liz Peek

Silly as it sounds, figuring out how to earn real money at an extremely young age was one of my kids' greatest summer lessons.