The Grands

The Grands
"Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children".
--- from the writings of Roots author Alex Haley

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Grandparents Can Be the Key After Divorce.


When my eldest daughter was about 8 years old, she was often bothered by her paternal grandparents’ attitude towards me. Being her mom, I found it hard to see her feeling distraught – especially because of people she should feel good about loving—her grandparents.
It is natural, I suppose, to take sides when your son or daughter divorces. But, just as ex-spouses dissing each other in front of their kids harms the children, grandparents’ attitudes can have the same effect.
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Saturday, February 4, 2017

Why and How You Should Document Your Relationship with Your Grandchildren

If you are like most grandparents, you have ample evidence of your relationship with grandchildren. 

You probably enjoy looking at photographs and mementos, but some day these items could serve a more vital purpose. You could be in court seeking visitation with grandchildren, and these items could document the strong relationship that you have shared with them.
When we are enjoying good times, we seldom worry about the bad times that could lie ahead. But many grandparents have discovered to their dismay that they can be cut off from their grandchildren. And that makes for a very bad time, indeed.
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