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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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Pick a Great Grandpa Name, for new Grandfathers

Grandpa Names - Find a great one

Congrats, Grandpa! Soon your wife will hold your brand-new family member and forget to share. The little child of your not-so-little-anymore-child. What a blessed headache. But, before we get too excited about the little fireball of energy and smelly diapers, let’s spend a segment of our thoughts on you. This precious creature is your grandbaby. Now is the time to …

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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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Choosing a Grandma Name for a new Grandmother

Grandma names find yours!

Congrats, Grandma! Soon you will be holding your brand-new family member. Your baby’s baby. What a blessing. But, before we get too excited about the tiny human about to join your clan, let’s spend a moment to think about you. This baby is going to look to you for love and support. It’s going to have to call you something. …

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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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In the News: Bill Clinton shares grandparent exuberance

Bill and Hillary Clinton with granddaughter Charlotte

In an January 14th appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers, the former president Bill Clinton noted that “So far my daughter has not had to discipline her overly exuberant grandparents too. much.” Like grandparents all over he admitted that his first Granddaughter Charlotte, born last September, has him wrapped around her finger. Granddaughter Charlotte is the first grandchild for …

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