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…

Kinship/Grandparent Connection is a program of Aging and Disability Services that offers monthly support groups and resources for grandparents and other kin who are raising a child. Free childcare is provided during the meeting with advance reservation.

Kinship/Grandparent Connection is a program of Aging and Disability Services that offers monthly support groups and resources for grandparents and other kin who are raising a child. Free childcare is provided during the meeting with advance reservation.

parenting grandchildren

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…