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New Grandparent Survival Kit – Supplies to Have on-Hand for Your New Grandbaby

Grandparent Survival Kit

When you have a grandchild on the way, one of the best ways to get ready is to line up all of the supplies you need. You should talk to the parents-to-be about what specific supplies they’d like you to have on-hand, but here is a checklist of common must-have items for new grandparents. Diapers. It’s helpful for the grandparents …

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Baby Basics for New Grandparents – Feeding and Burping

Feeding Baby

If you’re expecting a grandchild, chances are you haven’t fed or burped a baby in a while. In this article, we’ll quickly cover the basics, from bottle feeding to introducing finger food. It’s a fast refresher to get you ready for the little one. Getting Ready for Bottle Feeding Even if a mother decides to breastfeed, many choose to bottle …

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Soothing a Fussing Baby – Calming and Comforting 101

Soothing a Fussy Baby

Ah, the joys of being a grandparent! Watching the precious little one crawl around exploring the world for the first time… Seeing them take their first few bites of solid food… The smiles and the irresistible baby giggles when you tickle them… Here’s one you forgot about – The hours-long crying jags that make every adult within hearing distance want …

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Baby Basics – A Diaper Changing Refresher Course

Diapering a Baby

As a grandparent, you may or may not be expected to change diapers. This is something you should discuss with the new parents. However, if you offer to change diapers even though it’s not expected, this will be a great relief to the parents, which will likely result in more visits and more time with the baby. In any case, …

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In the News: Mitt and Ann Romney Welcome 23rd Grandchild

Mitt and Ann Romney welcome 23rd grandchild

On Monday Jan. 19 Mitt and Ann Romney took to twitter to announce the birth of their 23rd grandchild. The former Governor of Massachusetts tweeted ‘Excited to welcome another blessing into our lives: grandbaby #23 is here (really this time). Congrats Craig & Mary!’ Craig and Mary Romney are the parents of the newest member of the Romney Family. They …

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