Bonding with the Grandkids, New Orleans-Style

Several years ago, one of the top travel magazines in the world named New Orleans the number one city in America for a family vacation. The selection raised eyebrows across the country, with many questioning ho...
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The New Grandma

  Written by Laura Claverie       Redefining our role   We’re not your grandma’s grannie anymore   By Laura Claverie   Without exceptio...
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Grandparent’s Traditions

My late mother-in-law was a great believer in family traditions, and the holidays brought out the best in her. From November to January, she made sure that the family—especially the grandchildren—enjoyed many a...
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Getting Back In The Mood: Visiting In-Laws

Q: I'm the mom to a four month old and a two year old, and to my husband’s dismay I seem to have forgotten how they were conceived in the first place. Any tips for getting that “lovin’ feeling” back into my...
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Big 1st Birthday Grandparents Need To Indulge

  Written by Jeanne Martin       Q: My baby’s first birthday is coming up. So many people have asked me, “when’s the big bash?” that now we’re rethinking our planned “c...
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Avoiding Strife In Inter Generational Parenting

Sometimes, spending time with the grandparents—as in over the holidays—can lead to tension and conflict. One major cause is a difference in parenting choices. Here’s an example: Sarah is the mother of one-ye...