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Grandparents need a break from the parenting role

October 23, 2017

Today, so much special time for America’s children and grandparents has been lost. Many grandparents are being forced into the role of parenting and supporting their grandchildren. It is especially hard when they are expected to allow their adult children and grandchildren live in their home. This changes the entire dynamics of the family structure. Too […]

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Grandparents have a special place in their grandchildren’s lives

October 23, 2017

Grandparents occupy a special place in the lives of their grandchildren. Since they are not usually sitting in the position of parent to their grandchildren, they can be the permissive easy-going influence in their lives. They can’t help them get away with murder, but most children learn to appreciate the less tense atmosphere at their grandparents’ […]

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Grandparenting Tips to Avoid Making Mistakes

October 23, 2017

Just when you’ve made all the mistakes you can make as a parent, and you finally feel that you have it all together, your kids grow up and leave the nest, and before long they have made you grandparents. Now you have to start a brand new learning process. But do you really have to […]

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Grandparenting comes with joy and some challenges

October 23, 2017

The joy of being a grandparent is really great and fulfilling. It is a rewarding feeling to see your child’s son or daughter. Most parents look forward to the time they will see their own children coming home with the grandchildren. This stage of life comes with a lot of responsibilities and challenges. It is […]

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Grandparent are special for many reasons

October 23, 2017

Grandparents are extremely special people who play a very formative role in the lives of children.  They possess many qualities that younger individuals have not yet perfected, and they have been subject to a wide variety of life experiences that others have not.  While each and every individual that a child comes into contact with […]

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Good Questions to ask Grandparents

October 22, 2017

Good questions to ask grandparents Grandparents are an often overlooked resource for information and wisdom, and their stories can be as entertaining as television sitcoms or You Tube features.  Grandchildren are the perfect audience for tales from the past, so arming your children with some provocative questions to ask the senior members of the family […]

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Facing the challenges of being a grandparent

October 21, 2017

Grandparents can be a vital, interesting, part of a family.  They serve in many different capacities from babysitting, to be a friendly guide to new parents.  Grandparents often have a wealth of information to pass down to children that helps continue family traditions, religious observances, and the passing of family facts.  If everyone in the […]

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A guide to help grandparents when babysitting their grandkids

October 16, 2017

Grandparents are usually the go-to people when it comes to trusting someone to watch over children. With experience and know-how, grandparents are capable individuals that are familiar to the children. One reason why many parents encourage grandparents to babysit, is to allow children to get to know and bond with their grandparents. However, there are […]

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Volunteering at your grandchild’s school

October 11, 2017

Remember when you were young and your kids were starting school? If you were one of the fortunate parents, you had an opportunity to spend time at school with your children. That was not the case for many parents who had to work. Those parents usually made it to open-house and teacher conferences but missed […]

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When to call the police on your grandchild’s behalf

October 10, 2017

Grandparents are supposed to be the lucky ones that get to love the grand-babies and send them back home to their loving parents. Unfortunately, far too many grandparents have to worry about their grandchildren when they are returned to their parents. There are many circumstances where you may feel you should call law enforcement to […]

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