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A Grandparent Worries About Emotional Toll On Children

Children now may be wondering if Grandma and Grandpa are old, but as a grandmother I’m concerned about the emotional risks the near panic invading society is causing for young people.

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Why Children Should Spend More Play Time With Grandparents

Play is important for everyone, no matter their age, and when grandparents, parents and children play together, that’s where the real benefits of unstructured fun are discovered.

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Are Your Grandchildren Getting Too Much Screen Time?

Grandparents have long been associated with letting their grandchildren do things their parents would never permit. Candy. Extended bedtime. Too much television. Carefree fun.

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Grandparents’ Medicines Not Secure Around Grandkids

Most grandparents don’t move medications to a safer location when grandkids come to visit, and most of them also keep pills in their bag or purse when they visit their grandchildren, a U.S. study suggests. 

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10 Movies That Connect Generations

Movies both bring us together and bridge generational divides. They help us relate to each other and understand past eras.

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Family Overnights Can Be Stressful, Yet Welcome

Soon after my brother returned from a family trip with his two young children many years ago, I asked him how it was.

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