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Raising Grandchildren

The Special Bond Between Grandparents And Grandkids (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

Huff/Post50 recently covered a survey by the AARP that found grandparents play a vital role in family life in the U.S. From assisting with the cost of...

My Life in Seven Days -- and a Few Minutes

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.02.2012 | Fifty
Dorian de Wind

A couple of years ago, feeling sentimental and having just finished the seventh decade of my life, I suddenly realized that, at age 70, days pass like minutes, the years go by like days.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: 'Twice The Stress Of Average Parents'

Karin Kasdin | Posted 04.13.2012 | Fifty
Karin Kasdin

According to the 2000 Census, 2.4 million grandparents are raising their grandchildren in their homes without the children's parents present. Every one of those 2.4 million is a hero to me.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: How to Cope and Succeed

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

Are you one of the 2.9 million grandparents in America who are raising their grandchildren? Although there are many good reasons to do this, it brings increased responsibility, stress and sacrifices.