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8 Tips for Enjoying Multigenerational Vacations

April 10, 2014
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Each year more than 5 million families vacation with 3 generations. Here are 8 tips for taking a vacation where everyone from toddlers to grandparents can have a good time.

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Ask Dr. Gramma Karen Offers Advice for Moms and Grandmas

March 26, 2014
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In her new book, Ask Dr. Gramma Karen, advice columnist Karen Rancourt offers help for dealing with the thorny issues that come up between young parents and grandparents.

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Warning Signs of a Burned-Out Caregiver

March 12, 2014
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If you’re a caregiver, watch for the warning signs of a burned-out caregiver: irritability, exhaustion, sleep deprivation and mild depression and remember to take care of yourself.

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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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Website Pairs Surrogate Grandparents With Parentless Parents

November 18, 2013
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Christene wanted her daughter to have grandparents, so she started the website surrogategrandparenting.com, which matches parentless parents with surrogate grandparents.

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