Top 12 Web Sites & Top 12 Blogs for Grandparents

We scoured the Web, searched high and low, Googled, Binged and Yahooed our way in pursuit of the best Web sites for GRANDS. We’ve compiled a list of the Top 12 GRANDparent Web Sites and the Top 12 GRANDparent Blogs. The decision was based on criteria such as content, ease of navigation, Web traffic and overall look and appeal. Please check them out for yourself and let us know what you think. If you know of others that you feel should have made the cut, then nominate them for next year. Please e-mail your suggestions to grand@grandmagazine.com.

Best Web sites

BabyCenter.com

The most trusted online resource for pregnancy and parenting information and advice from hundreds of experts, parents and grandparents.

EssentialGrandparent.com

A resource encouraging grandparents and families to deepen their intergenerational ties; reading circle, grandparent news, and interactive Q&A by Dr. Lillian Carson.

Fisher-Price.com

At fisher-price.com™ Grandest Time site, you’ll find toy suggestions for each age as your grandkids grow, fresh ideas for outings and activities, and a place to share your favorite stories about your grandkids!

Grandparenting.org

Dedicated to raising grandparent consciousness to better the lives of all through education, research, programs, communication and networking.

Grandparents.com

Where today’s active, involved grandparents find expert advice, activity ideas, recipes and travel tips to make every day with the kids special, plus terrific benefits and deals for themselves.

Grandparentscafe.com

Share your wisdom, photos and stories about your grandchildren; kid-friendly crafts, travel tips, toy choices, recipes, healthy aging, storytelling.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Grandparent and kinship parenting, personal experiences, information on financial assistance, state and local news, legal and health issues.

Helium.com grandparenting channel

Polls, debates and links to articles on all aspects of grandparenting.

Helpguide.org

Grandparenting pages offer tips on building great relationships with grandkids, full-time and step-grandparenting, and more.

KidsHealth.org and parents

Lesgrandsparents.com (France) or In English

Children’s activities, grandparents-to-be, grandparents rights, traveling with children, cooking, smart services, grandparents forum.

MyPreciousKid.com

Child safety products and baby gear to protect children; products for your baby, children, adults, pets, the elderly, and children with special needs.

Best blogs

Boomergrandparents.com

Humor, technology, teenspeak: “My granddaughters will be raised in a communication overloaded era…. I better get with the program”

GaGa Sisterhood.com

A social network for enthusiastic, creative, caring women who indulge in the joy of being grandmothers.

GrandmaIdeas.com

Activities, advice, birthday ideas, books, crafts, recipes….from the ‘Digi-Gram’ ‘ digital grandmother.

Grandma Lizzie’s House

Over the years I have taught children from preschool to 6th grade; I have collected lots of ideas and fun projects for families that I want to share with you.

Grandma’s Briefs

Bits and bytes of life’s second act: Quips, commentary, recipes, reviews, plus profiles of amazing grandmas.

Grandma’s Little Pearls

A wide variety of kid tested and grandma approved activities, traditions and resources that are sure to enrich the lives of grandchildren and grandparents alike.

Grandma to Grandma

Seasonally-themed book recommendations and simple crafts…safety information and resources for grandparents as caregivers.

Grandparents TLC

Shows grandparents TECHNOLOGY that can help increase their LOVE by CONNECTING with grandchildren in fun new ways; tips and video tutorials.

Nana’s Corner

Blogs about poems, staying in touch, healthy living and fun things to do with grandchildren.

RaisingGrandchildren.net.nz

“I hope that you will share your experiences both sad and joyful on this site which will encourage others to gain insight and comfort.”

Super Granny

Sally Wendkos Olds blogs on how today’s grandmothers have fun with, relate to and communicate with grandchildren.

The Nana Blogs

Dedicated to nanas, grandmas, memas (and moms); “sister site” is NanaHood.com.

BECKY WHITE

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