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How a Grandparent Gains Custody of a Child

January 2, 2018

The process for a grandparent to gain custody of a child is a matter of state law, and the specifics will vary slightly depending on the state.  But there are some common principles that underpin the process.  The first is the “best interest of the child standard” which is the standard that almost all courts […]

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Divorce how it Affects Grandparents

January 2, 2018

The increasing rate of divorce globally has changed the world so much. We all know that divorce causes discomfort for the children as in every stage of childhood; they need both the biological parents .We has learned to manage our kids across the world by being a single parent. It has been often found that […]

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Up and Downs of getting Paid to Baby Sit for Grandkids

January 1, 2018

When one of your children needs a nanny so that they can get back to their career, what is a grandma to do? If you are lucky enough to be at a point in your own career where you are available you can become the newest phenomenon, the granny nanny. Like so many of life’s […]

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Long Distant Grandparents

January 1, 2018

So you have found yourself, like many other families today, trying to build a relationship with grandchildren who are distant and seldom seen. This can seem difficult and terribly unfair, but there are some ideas to help you and your grandchildren develop a close and loving relationship, despite the miles that separate you. You can […]

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Should a Child Visit a Grandparent with Alzheimers – Yes

January 1, 2018

People with Alzheimer’s usually focus their attention on a single object in an entire room, and lose focus of where they are and who they are talking to much faster. The problem with people that have Alzheimer’s is that other individuals usually do not like to talk to them, because they do not think that […]

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What should a Parent do when a Grandparent Plays Favorites

January 1, 2018

Grandparents playing favorites is an especially hard pill to swallow for parents. The situation is especially hard when it’s your own parents that are committing the offense. As children, bonded by trust, we were guided through life by our parents; but as parents ourselves, it is our responsibility to protect our children from harm even […]

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Preparing for a Weekend Visit with your Grandchildren

January 1, 2018

A weekend visit from your grandchildren can be like a fresh breeze in your dull everyday existence. It can rejuvenate you and bring out the hidden child in you. But without good preparation, the same visit can become a troublesome experience for you and a dull and boring time for your grandchildren. Here are a […]

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The Role of Grandmothers in Todays Families

January 1, 2018

Grandmothers in today’s families have a very different role from the one they had in the past. Gone are the days when you’d picture a grandmother knitting in her rocking chair and baking cookies, although I’m sure some still do. Today’s grandmothers are younger, holding full-time jobs, raising their grandchildren or juggling a multitude of […]

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Lessons from your grandparents

January 1, 2018

Grandparents are the link to your heritage. Their lives are a testament to a past you may never grasp, yet the stories of old are how you maintain a connection and that alone is priceless. Each generation lived is a moment in time that only further connects you on a more intimate level. You are […]

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Value of Grandparents in Life of a Grandchild

December 31, 2017

The unique relationship between a loving grandparent and a cherished grandchild provides countless benefits and blessings to the entire family. Grandparents see through the lens of love and generally have a great deal of patience with their grandchildren. One of the greatest values a grandparent has to offer is their perspective on time. They have […]

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