THE MANNER IN WHICH WE GO INTO THE DARK
For Anna Bella Guillette
By David Card Leon
Yesterday, my grandmother died. It was cancer that got her… And while I feel it all happened too quickly, the other side of that coin is you don’t really want cancer to be lackadaisical about its work.
It takes nurturing and discipline to raise grandchildren who are struggling with the absence or loss of a parent
By Sylvie de Toledo, LCSW/BCD
Henrietta Casper has a problem. Her 15-year-old grandson is defiant and disrespectful. When she tells him he can’t go out at night, he just walks [...]
Teaching kindness to a new generation
By Dr. Robin Ganzert
The image of a kindly old grandmother and grandfather serving up cookies and gentle wisdom may seem like some iconic Norman Rockwell scene from the past. (Today’s grandparents are more likely to take their grandchildren waterskiing or parasailing in between [...]
Dating after divorce is tough, but being in the dark about a relationship is even more difficult. Let’s help one gramma see the light.
Dear Gramma Good,
I’m a 46-year-old, divorced mother of three grown children and grandmother to four grandkids. I have been divorced for 22 years now, and haven’t had a date [...]
Kinship care options and advice for grandparents of kids in the child-welfare system
By Cathleen J. Newbanks
The Fostering Connections Act (2009) mandates that child-welfare workers locate and contact relatives within 30 days of a child being removed from the custody of their parent(s). Research has shown that children removed from their [...]
GRAND Magazine Editor’s Note: This looks like a fun show to watch to see how grandparent seniors and adult grandchild aged juniors get along when living together.
Ever look at young people today and think, we are way too different to see eye to eye? You’re not the only one. A new reality show called [...]