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Avoid Going Overboard And Over Budget On Kids’ Holiday Gifts

It’s hard to resist the holiday messaging to buy gifts, and lots of them, to make the season brighter and more fulfilling. However, supply chain disruptions may make this year’s shopping stressful. 

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Grandparents Lost A Year, But Now There’s Hope

No sleepovers with popcorn and Disney movies. No dance recitals or holiday pageants, let alone any Grandparents’ Day for visiting the kids’ classrooms.

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Grandparents Advise Each Other On Navigating COVID

It’s no secret that grandparents love being around their grandchildren, which is one reason why the COVID-19 pandemic is so hard on them. 

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COVID Makes It Tough For Grandparents To See Family

It had been more than 10 months since we’d seen our younger son Andrew and his family in person, an unusually long time for us. So why did pondering whether to visit now seem like such a life or death decision?

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Working Families Enlist Grandparents To Help With The Kids

Gone, for now, are the days when retirees Bill and Mary Hill could do whatever they please. Since school started for their only grandchild, they’re not leisurely reading the morning newspaper or dawdling over a sudoku.

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Parents Report Butting Heads With A Grandparent

Blame, shame and disagreements between parents and grandparents over parenting choices like discipline, meals and TV time can strain relationships.

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