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When is Grandparents Day? 111 Years of Grandparents Day Dates for the United States

When Is Grandparents Day?

Grandparents Day in the United States is observed on the Sunday after Labor Day. This is a complete list of the date for Grandparents Day for the years 2007-2118. When you wonder when is Grandparents day in the future, we have the date for you for 111 years. Long enough for anyone to become a grandparent, great-grandparent or even a great-great-grandparent. …

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Grandparents Providing Childcare Do you want to provide childcare for your grandkids?

Grandparents and Child Care

Do you want to provide childcare for your grandkids? Most grandparents look for opportunities to spend plenty of time with their grandchildren, so if your son or daughter needs some help with long-term childcare for their children, you may be eager to help out. If you end up caring for your grandkids in this way, you will join over 5 …

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First Year for New Parents – A Grandparent’s Guide How You Can Be a Stellar, Supportive Grandparent for the New Family

The First Year As New Parents

Do you remember what it’s like to be a first-time parent? Your memories are probably of a hectic time full of stresses and challenges. Parenting is something no one knows how to do the first time. When your grown children are starting their family, they’ll be going through this same process of challenges, questions and new issues they’ve never dealt …

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Grandparents. Grandkids, and Divorce

Grandparents, Grandchildren and Divorce

Grandparenting when families fall apart “Irreconcilable differences.” “We decided to go our separate ways.” “It’s just not working, and it’s time to move on.” “We’ve grown apart, and this is what we think will make things better.” These phrases seem so calm, respectful, and polite. However, they are often used to describe one of the most emotionally devastating experiences of …

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How to Find the Perfect Grandparent Name

Choose the Perfect New Grandparent Name

A New Name for a Grand New You!   There aren’t many times in a life where you get to choose what your name will be. Becoming a grandparent is one of them. All of a sudden you get to figure out what the next generation of your family will call you for the rest of your life. It can be a …

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Grandparenting Across the Pond – Staying in Your Transcontinental Grandkids’ Lives

Grandparenting when you Grandchild is in a different country

It’s exciting to have grandchildren no matter where they are, but it can be a little heartbreaking when there’s an ocean between you. In our world today, it’s increasingly common for people to go overseas for work. It’s also increasingly common for people to make the permanent move abroad and “go native” in their new adopted home. If you find …

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Traditions – “You Are Special Today” Red Plate

Red plate tradition for parents grandparents and grandchildren

Family traditions are anchors. They tie us to family identity and hold us fast during the storms of life. As a grandparent you have the opportunity to create traditions both in your time with grandchildren but also as you support your children as parents who are making traditions of their own. One favorite family tradition is the “Red Plate Tradition.” On the surface it …

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