Grandparents

Girl, 8, guessed her 32-year-old mum had died of cancer when she saw her granddad crying

An eight-year-old girl guessed her mum had died of cancer when she saw her granddad crying.<p>Kirsty Robson, 32, lost her battle with cervical cancer …

Parenting

Teen immolates self at grandpa's grave

Sixteen-year-old Kamini (name changed), a resident of Dodhankheda area on the outskirts of the state capital, was very close to her grandfather and …

Crime

Christian Grandma Is Internet's Hero After Dropping Savage Comment On Little Girl's Pic

Shirley Evans, a self-proclaimed Christian who is a lover of god and her beautiful grand babies, just attained some straight up Twitter royalty after …

Humor

No, Obama did not mandate grandparent visits

A fake news article falsely claimed that former President Barack Obama signed a law requiring grandparents to pick up their grandchildren every …

Fact Checking

Nine foster families to football pro

<b>Dillon's parents were in prison and his grandad died so at the age of nine, he ended up in the care system.</b><p>Now he's training for a professional qualification at Milton Keynes Football Club thanks to the people who believed in him.<p><i>Hannah Gelbart and Jeanette Long</i>

Grandparents must be included in decisions about children in out-of-home care

Across Australia, growing numbers of children are entering out-of-home care, including disproportionate numbers of Indigenous children. As a …

Child Protection

These Grandparents In Halloween Costumes Are 0% Trick And 100% Treat

Who knew grandparents were so good at Halloween?

8 Easy Pie Crusts To Give Grandma A Run for Her Money

Say hello to pie season! You don’t have to be a skilled pastry chef to master these pie crusts. In fact, these are pie crusts for the “rest of us” – …

Baking

Granddad, 72, slashed after kicking man he said was squatting for a ‘poop-poop’ outside NYC apt.

What happened?<p>A 72-year-old grandfather was looking out a first-floor window of a New York City apartment building about 7 a.m. Sept. 29 when he noticed a man going through the garbage, the New York Daily News reported.<br>• The granddad — whose wife is the superintendent of the Chelsea building — went …

Conservative View

A bride revealed to her grandma that she’s wearing her old wedding dress, and be still our hearts

Often, a woman will give her wedding dress to her daughter to wear on her big day. Less often, a women will give her wedding dress to her grandchild. …

Weddings

My Grandfather Was Racist, and I Loved Him

My grandfather used to take us fishing on his speedboat and buy big sacks of donut holes for the ride back. He made goofy faces across the dinner …

Love

We are Honouring a 100th Birthday in the Best Way with Ontario Travel

After a year of blogging I stared at my nearly full passport. A compilation of stamps and visas, stories, and memories, defeated fears, defied odds, …

Travel

More may be able to transfer CPF savings to parents and grandparents

This is part of a series of enhancements to allow Central Provident Fund members more flexibility to help themselves and family members plan for …

Retirement

The number of grandparents providing childcare who say their family would struggle otherwise

Two-fifths of over-50s providing regular care for their grandchildren feel the family would have struggled financially without their help, according …

Birmingham, UK

'ICU Grandpa' spreads joy, comforts smallest patients at CHOA

ATLANTA, GA. - A weekly visitor to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is making an impact on parents—and the hospital’s smallest patients.<p><b>UPDATE - Meet</b> …

Health Care

Is this 74-year-old granddad the UK's oldest drug dealer? - Cornwall Live

A granddad who previously grew cannabis in Cornwall has avoided jail after telling court he is getting too old for drug dealing - at the age of …

Judiciary

1 in 5 Grandparents HATE their grandchild’s name

Choosing a name for your baby is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make, yet in a survey of over 2,000 grandparents on Gransnet, it was …

12 of the Best Gifts to Give Grandma This Christmas

These unique gifts are guaranteed to make grandma smile.<p>After so many years of grandma giving you the most thoughtful gifts, it's time to return the …

Lifestyle

The 14 baby names grandparents hate the most

The baby names most likely to illicit a not-in-my-day wince from the grandparents have been revealed.<p>Grandparents are among the most likely to have …

Babies

Orion Krause sang quietly after allegedly killing mother, grandparents; told police 'I freed them'

The 22-year-old man accused of using a baseball bat to kill his mother, grandparents and their home health aide was singing quietly when police found …

Crime

Leicester City v Liverpool: The Big Match Preview

<b>MY granddad on my mum’s side had only a passing interest in football. He would never go to a game with me but he would drive me and my brother down</b> …

English Premier League

Independent Bookstores Saved My Sanity When My Grandpa Died

The summer I moved out on my own for the first time was the summer my grandfather almost died.<p>I lived with Grandpa up until that point. I couldn’t …

EXCITING

Millennials now spend three times as much on housing as their grandparents

Millennials are spending three times as much on housing as their grandparents - and the homes they can afford are getting smaller and further away …

Housing

69-year-old pole-dancing grandpa pulls off moves that put his much younger peers to shame

Pole dancing has really managed to take off in China, both among the young and old, women... and men.<p>Five years ago we witnessed the rise of a …

Shanghai

These Are the Baby Names That Grandparents Really Don't Like

Charlotte? Really?<p>Choosing the perfect baby name can be a long process, involving searching through baby name books, asking friends and seeking advice from family members. This can sometimes, however, muddy the waters, especially when asking for opinions from those in a different generation to …

Babies

Talkback: when parents and grandparents clash

Does conflict emerge in your extended family over what the kids should eat, how to discipline them and how much freedom they should be given?<p>When it …

Australian News

These Cardigans Won't Make You Look Like Your Granddad

Unless, of course, your granddad dresses really well.<p>Picking the right outfit for fall is all about getting your layers right. When temperatures change drastically from morning to afternoon, or from outside to inside your office, smart layering ensures your outfit can flex as the day does. And a …

Men's Fashion

Why I Found My Kids Surrogate Grandparents

When my husband Mark and I had our first baby seven years ago, we knew it would be hard for him to see his grandparents very often.<p>My parents live …

Parenting

Grandparents Who Babysit Live Longer, According to Science

Start planning a date night, because you just might have plenty of grandparents lining up to volunteer as babysitters and you have science to thank …

Country Lifestyle

Study: Grandparents Who Babysit Grandkids Could Live Longer

<b>CHICAGO (CBS)</b> — Want your parents to live longer? Let them babysit your kids, study suggests.<p>According to a new study, published in Evolution and …

Longevity