Tips for Grandmas

Nurture Your Grandchild’s Imagination

February 20, 2014
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By nurturing your grandchild’s imagination, you can play an important role in helping him become adept at solving problems, facing challenges and building his self-esteem.

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Does Grandma Have the Right to Spoil?

January 22, 2014
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The most proliferated grandma stereotype is that grandma’s job is to spoil her grandchildren. Moms really don’t appreciate grandmas who believe spoiling is their job.

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What Is the Job of Grandmothers?

January 7, 2014
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The advice of Downton Abbey’s Dowager Countess of Grantham (Maggie Smith): “It’s the job of grandmothers to interfere!” is so not true and counter-productive for today’s grandmas.

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Grandparents Teach Their Grandkids Social Skills

September 30, 2013
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Grandparents spend more quality time with their grandchildren than previous generations. In fact, 98 percent of grandchildren learn social skills from their grandparents!

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Grandchildren Can Test Your Vanity

September 24, 2013
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Grandchildren can be brutally honest when they’re young and make innocent observations about their grandparents’ looks. We need to keep our sense of humor in responding to them.

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Coping with Feelings of Being Unappreciated

July 8, 2013
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It’s important for grandmas to show appreciation to the parents of their grandchildren. But many grandmas complain they don’t feel appreciated for all they do for their families.

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How to Strengthen Your Resilience

June 13, 2013
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You can build your resilience by learning to be open-hearted, forgiving, vulnerable, and most importantly, developing a sense of humor to help during stressful situations.

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