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10 Things That Prove Grandkids Really Love Their Grandparents

Posted 04.09.2014 | Fifty

Grandparents. They say yes when parents say no. They never forget their grandkids' birthdays. They have the best one-liners ever. And some of them are...

Catherine Pearson

The Ultimate Opportunity For Bad Parents To Redeem Themselves | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Growing up, Ed White spent relatively little time with his father, who worked in a power plant, climbing from engineer to vice president. His dad put ...

Heal Alzheimer's Disease With Art

Michael Samuels, M.D. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Samuels, M.D.

Anyone can use the healing power of art to reach a loved one living with Alzheimer's disease. The results can be astonishing.

3 Tips For Survival When Grandkids Speak The Truth

Janie Emaus | Posted 11.08.2013 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

There is nothing like being a grandparent, except perhaps sharing this experience with your own mother. Yes, we have four generations in our family, something I wouldn't trade for a second. Our grandchildren are showered with love and affection and, in return, what do they do? They give us the truth!

LOOK: A Grandfather's Poignant Message About The Gap Left By His Son's Death

Posted 08.26.2013 | Fifty

The ties between grandparents and grandchildren can be binding and even magical. Evidence shows that grandparents are so important they actually incre...

The 7 Biggest Grandparenting Myths

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpgSPECIAL FROM | Barbara Graham | Posted 08.16.2013 | Fifty

Columnist Barbara Graham puts conventional wisdom to the test Grandparenting: Myths vs. Reality Before joining the grandparent club, I listened ...

Notes From a Boot Camp for the Grandmother's Soul

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

As I become aware of how much more I'm being called upon to be, I also see there is much more available to me than I ever knew was possible. I know this is true for me, but I believe it's true for all of us.

What My Grandparents Taught Me About Divorce

Betty Goldstein | Posted 06.30.2013 | Divorce
Betty Goldstein

The first time I learned what divorce meant, I was seven and a half.

Being a Grandmother

Honey Seltzer | Posted 06.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Honey Seltzer

I am so blessed to have my eldest granddaughter and my other two grandchildren in my life. I can't wait for next May when they are both standing in a temple celebrating their 13th birthdays. Life is full of joys and sadness. I am so lucky to be able to stand straight and feel the love.

12 Things I Learned From A Near-Death Experience

Ted Sutton | Posted 11.06.2012 | Fifty
Ted Sutton

Last week, while chasing waves with my 10-year old granddaughter in the Atlantic Ocean in Martha's Vineyard, we got caught in a riptide. We tried to remain calm and swim alongside the shore, but we became separated and waves pulled us down.

'Grandma Doesn't Know My Name!' Helping Your Child Cope with Alzheimer's

Marie Marley | Posted 08.08.2012 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Children can be deeply affected when a beloved grandparent develops Alzheimer's disease. Although each child reacts differently, there are some common fears. Here's how to address them.

Children of Divorce and Their Friendships

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 04.10.2012 | Parents
Dr. Irene S. Levine

When parents go through a divorce, there can be friendship fallout for kids QUESTION Dear Irene, My formerly popular 11-year old granddaughter is b...

Grandparents Day -- Celebrate Your Grandchildren Online, Safely!

Christopher Burgess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

When you post your grandchild's photo and annotate or tag the photo with their name and location, take one more step and ask yourself: "Whom am I allowing to have access to this photo and information?"

On Becoming a Grandmother

Elizabeth Lesser | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Lesser

A friend asked me if becoming a grandmother made me feel old. I didn't know what to say. It's not that it makes me feel young. Rather, it makes me know what matters; it wakes me up.

Taking Time To Remember On Memorial Day

Rachael Freed | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

Memorial Day on the calendar provides us an opportunity to make the secular sacred, to name, remember, communicate with, and preserve memories of family members now gone.