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  • Malnourished teen: Girl hurt and left in her own home, 40 pounds and dying
    Malnourished teen Indiana: Neglect of 15-year-old teen, trapped in filthy room
    News of a malnourished teen Indiana crime is shocking the public this week after it was revealed that a 15-year-old teen girl was trapped in a filthy room. The mentally disabled child, 15, is believed to have been neglected by her grandparents and...
  • Divorce and grandparents
    Grandparents, grandchildren, and divorce
    As I’ve stated in previous articles, divorce affects everyone within miles of its epicenter and grandparents are the third in line of being affected, right next to their children and grandchildren. The only difference is that while the...
  • National Grandparenting Examiner - Groupie Kids
    Uber cute baby costume ideas from Huffington Post
    Halloween is the fourth largest consumer-spending holiday, following Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter. $2.6 billion is expected to be doled out on costumes alone! That's a lot of cash, but experts say spending is down from previous years...
  • The waiting is the hardest part
    Waiting for a baby is a time of wonder
    Tom Petty sang “The waiting is the hardest part”. Truer words were never spoken (or sung). No matter what you’re waiting for, good or bad, anticipation (another great song) can be excruciating. But when what you’re waiting...
  • The elderly are critical to the health of society, Pope says
    The elderly are critical to the health of society, Pope says
    Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Sunday in St. Peter's Basilica and had a special meeting and encounter with senior citizens in St. Peter's Square. During his homily, the Pope spoke of the indispensable contributions that the elderly make...
  • Names grandchildren call their grandmothers and grandfathers
    Names that grandchildren call their grandparents
    When a grandchild is a baby, grandparentsdon't have to be concerned about what the the child will call them for a while. Grandparents will have to wait until the baby begins to talk to know what the child will call them. Surely, the baby...
  • 10 ways to celebrate Grandparents Day
    10 ways to celebrate Grandparents Day
    National Grandparents Day is celebrated each September on the Sunday following Labor Day. The celebration of National Grandparents Day began with Marian McQuade, a West Virginia housewife who was concerned for the lonely elderly in nursing homes....
  • New Rules to living healthier
    New Rules to living healthier
    If #BillMauer were to create a list of #newrules he’d want to know why he should.OK, Bill, here’s why: Study after study shows that as a whole, America is a country of “fatties”. The American Heart Association says that 1...
  • Simple ways to get moving
    Simple ways to get moving
    Recent studies have shown that being sedentary may lead to chronic illness as well as take years off your life.Here are just a few ways to move it, move it, move it…or lose it…At home:Get off the couch and walk around the house...
  • Back to School tips for sanity and success
    Back to School tips for sanity and success
    Where did the summer go?Transitioning from the lazy days of summer to the more regimented days of school and after-school activities can be stressful, from planning and packing healthy lunches and after school snacks to doing homework and starting...
  • Children define what a grandparent is
    Children define what a grandparent is
    Published anonymously, these quotes were taken from papers written by a class of 8-year-olds on "What is a Grandparent". Kids tell it like it is and from the sound of things, grandparents are living up to their jobs. Enjoy!1....
  • Top 10 ways to protect your precious grandchildren from harmful UV/UVB rays
    Top 10 ways to protect your precious grandchildren from harmful UV/UVB rays
    Sun time, sun time, fun in the sun summertime…what a glorious time of year for young and old. With the sun and goldeny bronzed looks, however, also comes high risk of skin cancer if you’re not careful.Protection. Protection....
  • Brendan Lee Johnson
    Grandson and girlfriend arrested for murder of grandparents
    A grandson and his girlfriend have been arrested for the murder and dismemberment of his grandparents. The boy’s grandfather was discovered dead last week. This week the dismembered remains of his grandmother were found.The police discovered...
  • National Grandarenting Examiner - Father's Day quotes
    Father’s Day collection of quotes about grandfathers
    Father’s Day is coming soon. It's the day we honor and celebrate fathers, grandfathers, great-grandfathers, step-fathers, fathers-in-law, uncles, and all the men who serve as father figures in our lives. It’s a day we celebrate...
  • National Grandparenting Examiner - Getty infant with flag
    Fun facts acrostic to honor Memorial Day with gratitude
    Memorial Day, observed this year on Monday, May 26, 2014, is a time-honored celebration of all the men and women who have fought for the freedom of all Americans -- regardless of age, gender, religion or creed. While it’s a time of family...