How to Talk to Your Grandchild


We can teach our grandchildren how to be comfortable in conversation by modeling it for them. Ask open-ended questions to encourage language, creativity, and imagination.

Teasing Is Disguised Bullying


Help your child deal with teasing. The payoffs are significant: safety, self-confidence, resiliency, and the ability to handle difficult or frightening situations

Casting Call for Grandma Thanksgiving Cook-off


Attention all grandmas who love to cook! A major cable network is on the hunt for a few grandmothers to battle it out in a fun, new Thanksgiving cooking contest.

Calculate Your Age in Grandma Years

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How do you calculate your age in grandma years? I thought about the things that add and subtract years from a grandma’s real age and can make us feel older or younger.

Unsupervised Play for Kids Builds Independence


A growing number of parents around the country are advocating for free play as a way to build children’s self-confidence and independence.