Grandparent and grandchildren reading story book.

A strong bond with a grandparent teaches children about their family and about the world. The grandparent-grandchild relationship is crucial to a child’s socialization. Children relate to, confide in, and play with grandparents differently than they do with their parents or other family members. And the benefits go both ways; studies show that taking care…

Looking for some craft ideas for you to make with your grandchildren? Here they are! These 5 craft ideas offer fun and easy interaction between grandparents and grandchildren, provide hours of fun, and a lifetime of memories. 1) Clam Shell Critters This craft is great for those school aged grandchildren that are able to be…

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Parenting: Part Two, Parenting Grandchildren You thought you had finished potty training and checking homework assignments years ago, but all of a sudden there’s a little bundle of joy (and energy) in the house again. In fact, in 2011, there were 7.7 million kids (or one in 10) being raised by a grandparent. Taking on…

By Lauren Hill The arrival of grandchildren into our lives is a pleasure like none other. All grandparents love to spend time with their grandchildren and look forward to doing so. Keeping up with the boundless energy of these youngsters is a challenge that many grandparents don’t anticipate and therefore aren’t prepared for. For many…