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Sep 7, 2019
10 Gifts Grandparents Will Love This Grandparent's Day
While Mother's Day and Father's Day are well-known and widely celebrated, there's another public holiday in honor of our relatives that doesn't get the same level of attention and consideration...
Jun 12, 2019
13 Heartfelt Father's Day Gifts for Grandpa
Don't forget Grandpappy or PawPaw this Father's Day! He may not be packing the kids' lunches every day, but he likely plays an important role in your family. June 16th is your chance to tell him...
Feb 9, 2019
I Didn't Think My Grumpy Dad Would Like Living With His Grandkids — Until I Saw Him Bond With My Autistic Son
When my husband and I first discussed moving into my parents’ home, my 71-year-old father was less than enthusiastic about the idea. My parents no longer needed (or were able to care for) such a...
Jan 23, 2019
What Women in the Sandwich Generation Often Miss About Their Own Happiness
Ah, the Sandwich Generation. It’s a term popularized after being introduced to the social work community in 1981, and it was officially added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary in 2006. If you are...
May 3, 2018
10 Quotes About Grandparents That'll Pull at Your Heartstrings
The relationship between a grandchild and a grandparent is an irreplaceable and unforgettable bond. Grandparents are there for you no matter what, and their love truly is unconditional. We're sure...
Dec 19, 2017
6 Ways to Put an End to the Holiday Tug of War in Families
Mom's side of the family on one end of the rope. Dad's side on the other. Now, pull! Who will win the prize of having the kids and grandkids for Christmas? If you're a parent or grandparent, you're...
Nov 3, 2017
How to Deal With Ambivalent Grandparents
As every parent knows, children change everything. Many parents are surprised to discover that becoming a parent can even alter the relationship they have with their own parents or in-laws. While...
Jul 7, 2017
Making It to the Lake, and Other Challenges of Helping Your Daughter During Divorce
This post about helping adult children through divorce was written by Tracey Dee Rauh. I wake up on the top bunk, tangled in sheets and stuffed animals, a comforter and a baby blanket, too. I...
Apr 6, 2017
One Family Member Is Better than Others at Spotting Autism Symptoms
According to researchers, letting your child spend time with grandma has benefits beyond just free daycare. In a recent study, young kids who spent time with their grandmothers were diagnosed...
Apr 4, 2017
Michael Keaton Is About To Take On His Biggest Role Yet
Big congrats are in order for actor Michael Keaton. The 65-year-old is preparing for a crazy new role: being a grandfather! Keaton's son, Sean, whose mother was the late actress Caroline...
Mar 28, 2017
12 Hilarious April Fools' Day Pranks Your Grandkids Will Fall For
You might think that silly jokes are just for the little ones, but when it comes to the best April Fools' Day pranks, even grandparents have a few tricks up their sleeves! As we all know, kids can...
Mar 14, 2017
4-Year-Old Becomes a Hero, But Gets Her Mom in Trouble
This story has all the makings of a real-life Little Red Riding Hood--a sick grandmother, wolves, and a brave 4-year-old from Siberia who everyone is calling a hero. Saglana Salchak lives with...
Mar 1, 2017
12 Funny Photos That Prove Being a Grandparent Is Hard Work
There are so many perks that come with having grandkids. On top of getting to relive some of the best moments you had with your own children, you get to share fun family traditions and bond with...
Aug 22, 2016
This Is What It's Like When Your Mom Is Incapable of Showing Unconditional Love--and How You Forgive Her for It
Nancy Drummer (not her real name) is a wife, mom of two, and grandmother of seven. She shared her story exclusively with FirstforWomen.com. My mom got married at 16, and had me when she was 18....
Mar 25, 2016
Grandkids Who Could Pass as Doubles for Their Celebrity Grandparents
Some of these grandchildren are already following in their famous grandparents' footsteps. Others are forging their own path. But they'll all remind you of their grandma or grandpa's younger...
Mar 21, 2016
The Adorable, Funny, and Flat-Out Strange Names Grandkids Call Their Celebrity Grandparents
Forget Grandma (though there is one Hollywood star who goes by that moniker) and Grandpa. These celebs have their grandchildren call them by the wackiest, funniest names!
Mar 18, 2016
This Photo Inspired People EVERYWHERE to Get In Touch With Their Grandparents Immediately
It's true that once your kids leave the nest, they quickly get so busy with their lives they forget those childhood rituals they once loved. Like, say, dinner with their grandparents. This past...
Jan 25, 2016
Asked Why God Created Grandmothers, Little Southern Boy Gives the PERFECT Response That'll Make Any Meemaw Swoon
There's nothing like grandparents. Sure, kids love their moms and dads but for unconditional adoration and the ability to spoil like no other, a grandparent is the BEST. So we are totally in...