They're called \\\"grand\\\" for a reason. Here's how to celebrate grandparents by keeping them involved in your child's life.
When to speak up--and when to let it slide.
If your mom and dad aren't as involved in your kid's life as you'd like, it's time to find out what may be going on and face what you can (and can't) change about it.
Grandparents love doling out unsolicited advice -- and not all of it is bad (really). But here's what to do when their constant suggestions start to get on your nerves.
You can't knock free babysitting, but sometimes parents overstep boundaries in their efforts to help. We solve the new problems you may face with your folks.
A new baby turns parents' lives upside down. Grandparents, too, must adjust to their new roles, and there are usually a few missteps and lessons learned along the way.
Who better to care for your child? No need to check references, and the price is right! But consider a few things before asking a family member to be your chief babysitter.
New research offers another reason to call Grandma and Grandpa the next time you need help with the kids.
The pros and cons of having your mom as baby's caregiver.
Photographer Ivette Ivens introduces a new heartwarming project called "Generations," which features stunning raw images of her kids with her parents.
When her grandson first came to live with her, Anita Andren didn't have the parental rights to even get him medical attention. But once she became his legal guardian, things got easier. She shares the challenges--and joys--of raising children the second time around.
Jan Faull, MEd, on helping grandparents curb their grandchild spending sprees.
Jim's mom had been hoping for a grandchild for a long time. Watch her priceless reaction when she hears the good news.
It's never a bad idea to double-check grandma and grandpa's house for any potential safety hazards. Make sure little ones aren't getting into something they shouldn't and beware of any decor that's not child friendly. Follow these child safety tips to help baby proof the house and keep your child safe while visiting his grandparents.
What it means to be a grandparent in the 21st century.
Has anyone noticed that if you want your busy parents to come and bake cookies with your kids you practically need to make an appointment? Grandparents have changed since you were growing up. Read about how and why here.
Sharing the same house with grandparents can be a boon for families looking to connect on a deeper level--until they interfere with your parenting choices.
A new study says a gene variant may explain why grandparents live long lives.
Jan Faull, MEd, gives grandparents basic tenets to respect when it comes to their children's children.
Advice on grandparents who spoil their grandkids.
Have gift-giving grandparents gone out of control? Are the kids getting too greedy? Expert advice for one mother who is faced with such questions.
In many ways, being a new grandparent is as life-changing as being a new parent. By being sensitive to their needs, they'll be more likely to appreciate yours.
Three inspiring stories of families who have found creative ways for grandparents and grandchildren to remain close.
Grandparents play an important role in your baby's life. Here are some common issues you may encounter.
Your parenting confuses them. Their advice drives you crazy.
I sing an ode to grandparents.
She loves your kids as her own and will do anything for you, but is Grandma the right person to be your babysitter?