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National Grandparents Day

Happy Grandparents Day! Have We Got A Tribute For You!

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.07.2014 | Fifty

Today, Sept. 7, is Grandparents Day. The holiday, signed into law by President Carter in 1978, honors the many contributions grandparents make to our ...

NBC's Tamron Hall On The Grandfather Who Was Always There For Her

MSNBC | Tamron Hall | Posted 09.06.2014 | Fifty

This piece is by Tamron Hall, co-host of Today Show and host of MSNBC’s NewsNation I often joke that I am a country mouse in the city. They s...

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.

San Pasqual Academy Grandparents Program: A Unique Volunteer Living Option for Seniors

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 11.05.2014 | Impact
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

This is a narrative about volunteer surrogate grandparents living among teens (who are not related) in a rural, residential school setting far from the crowds of urban Southern California -- and loving it.

How My Parents Taught Me To Be A Grandparent

The Huffington Post | Rita Wilson | Posted 09.05.2014 | Fifty

Growing up, I didn’t have grandparents. My mom’s dad died when she was four and my mom’s mom died when I was four. My dad’s dad lived to be ni...

12 Stories That Prove Grandparents Make Life So Much Sweeter

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.05.2014 | Fifty

With Grandparents Day coming up on Sunday, Sept. 7th, Huff/Post 50 decided to take a moment to celebrate the incredible contributions grandparents hav...

What I Missed By Not Having Grandparents

Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.04.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

By the time my 40-something year-old mother gave birth to me, I was already down to just two living grandparents -- and one of them was in a home for the aged.

National Grandparents Day: Five Ways to Make and Share Precious Memories When a Grandparent Has Memory Loss

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

With your guidance, encouragement and support, your child will make not only this Grandparents Day but any day they spend with their grandparent special.

LOOK: 35 Nanas And Pop Pops Who Are Down To Party For National Grandparents Day

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling & Andy McDonald | Posted 09.08.2013 | Comedy

Happy National Grandparents Day! Established in 1978 by President Jimmy Carter, Grandparents Day is a day when we honor the contributions of the w...

6 Family Stories You Should Tell Your Grandkids

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Lisa Carpenter | Posted 09.08.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com My daughter, mother of my two grandsons, is an early childhood educator. Each school year, my daughter hosts a Grandp...

Top 13 Timeless Pearls Of Wisdom From Grandparents

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.08.2013 | Fifty

Although a bleak survey revealed that many kids now turn to Google for traditionally grandparent-y advice on everything from history to recipes, grand...

WATCH: The Funniest Grandparent Mash-Up You'll Ever See

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.06.2013 | Fifty

You know what's better than one grandparent? A whole bunch of grandparents -- especially when they're doing the funniest things imaginable. ABC's "Ame...

13 Grandmas Who Don't Dress Like Grandmas

The Huffington Post | Lauren Leibowitz | Posted 09.01.2013 | Style

Happy National Grandparents Day! While our Nanas and Bubbes are pretty run-of-the-mill when it comes to style (think caftans, brooches and Coke-bo...

What 8 Big Names Learned From Their Grandparents

Posted 09.08.2013 | Fifty

After premiering in March, Justin Timberlake's recent music video, "Mirrors," gained attention for celebrating a somewhat unlikely subject: his grand...

LOOK: 16 Of Our Favorite Celebrity Grandparents

Posted 09.06.2013 | Fifty

Long gone are the days when being a grandparent meant relaxing in a rocking chair with occasional bouts of baking and present-buying. Now, as retir...

PHOTOS: Your Grandparents On Their Wedding Days

Posted 09.09.2012 | Weddings

For many of us, our grandparents helped raise us, loved us and showed us what it takes to have a long and happy marriage. In honor of National Gran...

What Grandparents Do, According To Stock Photos

Posted 09.09.2012 | Comedy

It's National Grandparents Day! As a tribute, we've collected examples of grandparents in their natural habitat, according to our favorite source of t...

Let Grandparents Have Their Say On Grandparents Day

Barbara Graham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barbara Graham

Instead of the wussy-sounding Grandparents Day, I propose we get real and change the holiday's name to Let Grandparents Have Their Say Day.

Grandparents Day Hijacked by the Health-Care Debate? Awesome!

Gary Drevitch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gary Drevitch

There are more grandparents than ever, and more of them are directly caring for their grandchildren than at any time in our recent history. And yet -- no parades, no telethons, not even a zero-down, interest-free auto sale.