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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 ...

What We Can Learn From 3-Year-Olds

David Sable | Posted 07.13.2015 | 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 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 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 Everyone has the occasional "Oops!", but for the sake of your relationship, keep these comments to yourself. Rea...

Yagana Shah

6 Snapshots That Summed Up Middle Age In 2014 | 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 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 | 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 From Parenthood to Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, these funny and poignant films capture the special bond betwe...

Why I'm One Mother Who Doesn't Want Grandchildren

Nancy Wurtzel | Posted 11.06.2014 | Fifty
Nancy Wurtzel

Not craving grandbabies is a realization I've come to over time. For many years, I'd been playing a bit of a charade with friends and family.

Yagana Shah

Being A Grandparent: Expectation Vs. Reality | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.07.2014 | Fifty

You've pestered your kids for years about when they'll finally get their act together and start a family so you can have some adorable grandkids to pl...

4 Valuable Life Skills Only A Grandpa Can Teach

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Chris Pummer | Posted 07.04.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Just as memories of grandmothers revolve around their hugs and affection, recollections of grandpas often center on s...

The Difference Between a 1-Year-Old, a 3-Year-Old, a 5-Year-Old and a 67-Year-Old

Renee Fisher | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

1-year-old: Eats pretty much anything that is put in front of her, including sunscreen and lint. A certain amount ends up in her bib catch-all. 67-year-old: Eats pretty much what is put in front of her, including sunscreen and lint. A certain amount ends up on the shelf created by her boobs.

From Empty Nest to Full House

Marcia Kester Doyle | Posted 08.30.2014 | Fifty
Marcia Kester Doyle

Gone are the days of sharing a leisurely cup of coffee over the morning news. My husband and I now sip our daily elixir while watching Chuggington with our granddaughter sandwiched between us on the couch.

5 Tricks To Staying Healthy When Those Around You Are Sick

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Charlotte Cowan M.D. | Posted 06.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Expect the frantic call. Your daughter's running late for a critical meeting. Her husband's out-of-town. The baby's t...

Yagana Shah

9 Sweet Alternatives To 'Grandma' And 'Grandpa' | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.27.2014 | Fifty

Grandparents love chiming in on baby names for their grandkids -- but there's just one thing that's more important to a grandma or grandpa-to-be: what...

Yagana Shah

Should Grandparents Be Expected To Foot The Bill For Entertaining Grandkids? | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.24.2014 | Fifty

Being a grandparent is one of the greatest joys in a person's lifetime, no doubt. You not only get to see your own children grow up and learn the rope...

7 Things Every Grandparent Needs For Their New Grandchild

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ellen Breslau | Posted 05.13.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Yippee! The baby is here. And that probably means you’ll be spending as much time as you can with your new grandchi...

Yagana Shah

7 Valuable Lessons We Can Learn From Celebrity Grandparents | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.30.2014 | Fifty

There must be something in the water... because baby fever is taking Hollywood by storm. We have a slew of new celebrity babies that are just as (if n...

Yagana Shah

5 Things You Should Never Say To A Grandparent | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.25.2014 | Fifty

Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will never hurt us, right? Well, whoever came up with that phrase probably wasn't a grandparent. As a...