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Baby Equipment for Your House
Baby Equipment for Your House
Information and advice for grandparents in choosing baby equipment to keep at their house for visits from their grandbabies....
Boundaries as a Grandparent
Boundaries as a Grandparent
Ideas for grandparents regarding the importance of observing reasonable boundaries with their grandchildren. Includes tips on strengthening family bonds while…...
Dealing With a Grandchild's Misbehaviour
Dealing With a Grandchild's Misbehaviour
Information for grandparents in regards to dealing with their grandchildren's misbehaviour. Encourages cooperation between the children's parents and grandparents but…...
Helping Your Child through an Unplanned Pregnancy
Helping Your Child through an Unplanned Pregnancy
Advice for helping a child through an unplanned pregnancy; includes helping her to explore her options and then supporting her choices....
Instilling Self-Esteem in Grandchildren
Instilling Self-Esteem in Grandchildren
Advice for grandparents on ways to encourage healthy self esteem in their grandchildren. Offers specific tips on ways that grandparents can help grandchildren to feel…...
Respecting the Parents Authority
Respecting the Parents Authority
Advice for grandparents about maintaining a respect for the ultimate authority of their grandchildren's parents. Stresses the need for respectful family communication....
Setting Discipline Limits
Setting Discipline Limits
Ideas for grandparents regarding the disciplining of their grandchildren. Stresses the need for consistency, respectful interaction, and the need to honour the…...
What Not To Do
What Not To Do
Guidelines for grandparents regarding their desire to be a part of their grandchildren’s lives. Offers tips on being helpful without being intrusive....
When to Offer Advice (and When not to)
When to Offer Advice (and When not to)
Tips for grandparents who would like to offer parenting advice to their grown children, but wish to do so without offending them....
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