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'Grumpy' Grandpa Learns Instagram To Keep Up With Far-Off Grandkids

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.30.2016 | Fifty

Not every family has the luxury of having grandma and grandpa nearby. But for one Korean family, being spread across three continents has only made th...

How My Grandkids Took Care Of Me

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 07.30.2016 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

I absorb information like a cardboard crate of paper towels. News articles and images seep into my consciousness and collect into arbitrary categories of thoughts to consider, images to delete, and items that yell at me to 'Do something!'

86-Year-Old Woman Celebrates Birthday With 86th Great-Grandchild

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.13.2016 | Fifty

If you thought you had too many grandkids’ birthdays to remember, just imagine how Marie Frey feels. Frey celebrated her 86th birthday late last mon...

10 Retro Games You Loved As A Kid

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.28.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Kids and Play Remember those hours of jumping rope, shooting marbles, and one-footing it through a hopscotch grid? Today’s kids...

These Parents' Classified Ad May Raise A Few Eyebrows

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.31.2016 | Fifty

Now here's a job posting you don't see every day. An Australian family is making headlines for a classified ad they posted in their local paper this w...

5 Reasons Being A Grandparent Is More Rewarding Than Being A Parent

Yagana Shah | Posted 05.05.2016 | Fifty
Yagana Shah

Two of my grandparents passed away before I was born, another when I was just a few years old and my one grandma, who lived until just a few years ago, was always thousands of miles away on the other side of the world. So it wasn't until recent years that I discovered the joy of having a grandparent -- or rather, being one.

10 Ways We Are Going to Be Better Grandparents Than We Are Parents

Mandy Waysman | Posted 04.20.2017 | Parents
Mandy Waysman

I have therefore decided that we can very much look forward to our twilight years. The years, in which we can be grandparents, doing grandparent things and making grandparent judgments. I have taken notes and here are the 10 ways that we will be better grandparents than we are parents:

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?

Grandkids Are Totally Baffled By Their Grandparents' Retro Gadgets

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.03.2016 | Fifty

Boomers know how hard it can be to keep up with the ever-changing world of technology, one in which landline phones are obsolete and people get their ...

9 Things You Shouldn't Say To Grandkids

Grandparents.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.28.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Despite our best intentions, many of the pat responses and pieces of advice adults have been giving children through the generatio...

Attention Grandparents: These Are The Best Activities To Bond With Your Grandchildren

Posted 10.26.2015 | Fifty

Grandchildren are a treasure. They offer the opportunity to relive parenthood without having to do any of the dirty work (like saying, “no”). And ...

18 Photos Reveal What Grandparenting Looks Like Around The World

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.12.2015 | Fifty

Grandmas and grandpas spoil their grandkids rotten all-year round so it's only fair that we celebrate them too. So happy National Grandparents Day, Se...

19 Adorable Photos Show Just Why Grandchildren Are So Special

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.11.2015 | Fifty

National Grandparents Day -- coming up on Sunday, Sept. 13 -- is the perfect time to showcase the precious bond grandparents enjoy with their grandchi...

5-Year-Old's Sweet Song Brings Great-Grandma With Dementia 'Back To Life'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.02.2015 | Fifty

A little girl's kind gesture brought a smile to her dementia-stricken great-grandmother's face. Five-year-old Sophie Flynn from Ireland was taken by h...

What We Can Learn From 3-Year-Olds

David Sable | Posted 07.13.2016 | Parents
David Sable

Here is the thing; don't bet against a bunch of people, of all ages, getting together and just having a real good time without anything more than themselves.

6 Things You Do That Drive Your Grown Kids Crazy

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ellen Breslau | Posted 05.05.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Your kids are grown and have kids of their own. You talk to them on the phone, visit and spend time with them. Sounds...

The 15 Very Best Pieces Of Grandparenting Advice From Celebrities

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | The Editors | Posted 03.28.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com From Goldie Hawn to Prince Charles, these actors, politicians, and famous folks offer their best bits of wisdom for e...

Starting Roth IRAs for Your Grandkids

Jason Alderman | Posted 04.20.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

Though retirement accounts are best used as retirement vehicles only, the tax-free withdrawal advantage of a Roth IRA makes it a useful savings tool for other needs young adults have, such as additional education expenses not covered by savings or a down payment on a first home.

A Valentine's Day Message To My Adorable Grandkids

Laurie Levy | Posted 04.16.2015 | Fifty
Laurie Levy

When my first child was a baby, people asked me if he was adopted. He was a blonde, fair-skinned child with light eyes who happened to have a dark haired, olive skinned, brown-eyed mom. Times were far less politically correct than they are now, so I patiently responded that he was my biological child who looked like his father.

10 Things You Should Never Say To Your Grandkids

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Denise Schipani | Posted 01.21.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Everyone has the occasional "Oops!", but for the sake of your relationship, keep these comments to yourself.Read more...

Yagana Shah

6 Snapshots That Summed Up Middle Age In 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.25.2014 | Fifty

It's been an incredible year, 2014, or as we like to call it here at Huff/Post50, "The Year of the Boomer." Every day we get to write and share inspir...

No, I'm Not Smarter Than A Third-Grader

Laurie Levy | Posted 02.13.2015 | Fifty
Laurie Levy

I always hated word problems, but when my granddaughter in third grade asked for my help with her homework, I figured how hard could that be? Well, too hard for a pretty smart young lady and her grandmother, I guess.

8 Tricks Every Good Grandparent Should Know

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Elizabeth Semrai | Posted 11.10.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Kids expect a lot from their grandparents — love, snacks, and undivided attention, for starters, but so much more, ...

Yagana Shah

9 Signs You're Winning At The Grandparenting Game

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.04.2014 | Fifty

There are few joys as great as being a grandparent. From spoiling your grandkids to staying up-to-date on everything that's new and cool, you get to d...

10 Of The Best Movies About Grandparents And Grandkids

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Kristen Sturt | Posted 10.10.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com From Parenthood to Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, these funny and poignant films capture the special bond betwe...