Grandparents

This Grandma With Dance Moves Is 'Single And Ready To Mingle'

Your dance moves have nothing on hers.<p>Who needs Tinder when you have a wingwoman this amazing?<p>On Tuesday, Christina Cid, a 26-year-old from Tampa, Florida, shared a Snapchat video of her grandma with the Facebook page Love What Matters. In the clip, grandma Gilman Benitez shows off some serious …

Dance

Grandpa Has Strange Feeling About "Friendly" Woman in the Park. Then, He Sees Her Snatch His Granddaughter

This is one kidnapping attempt that was thankfully unsuccessful. And it's all because the kidnapper didn't realize just who she was messing with.<p>An …

Lifestyle

This 79-Year-Old Grandma Just Pulled A Sick Burn On Trump

It should go without saying that you don’t mess with a 79-year-old grandma. That’s just not cool But in the case of Elsie Hay Cook, you could also be …

Good News

Grandparents miss out on tax credits that could boost state pension

Little-known scheme could put thousands of pounds back into pensions of grandparents who take time off work to look after grandchildren under 12<p>As many as 100,000 grandparents are missing out on national insurance credits that could boost their state pension by thousands of pounds over the course …

Money

My grandfather was caretaker to the crown

I binge-watched the Netflix Golden Globe-winning series “The Crown” over the weekend — complete with Claire Foy’s perfectly plummy-accented Queen …

British Royal Family

As Parents Struggle with Addiction, Grandparents Step In

The children may carry guilt that somehow it’s their fault that their parents are addicted to drugs, or wonder why their parents can’t “just stop.”

Addiction

“Immigrant Families Are What This Country Was Built On"

<i>An estimated 40 percent of Americans can trace their lineage through Ellis Island, America’s first federal immigration center. In honor of its 125th anniversary this month, three women—all of whom had family members pass through there—share what their immigrant heritage means to them. The stories</i> …

History

WATCH: 'China's sexiest grandpa' shares his secrets for staying young

At the 2015 China Fashion Week in Beijing, 79-year-old model Wang Deshun strutted his stuff, stealing the show away from his much younger …

ElliQ is an Amazon Echo copycat for your grandma

We saw no shortage of Amazon Echo copycats at CES. ElliQ is another such device in the mold of Amazon's always-listening speaker, except ElliQ is specifically designed for the elderly.<p>From Intuition Robotics, a startup focused on technology for social companionship, the ElliQ was designed by Yves …

Amazon Echo

Caring for grandchildren can increase lifespan by five years, study says

Grandparents who care for their grandchildren live up to five years longer than those who don't, remarkable new research has found.<p>The research …

Longevity

7 Things Grandpa Did that Made His Tools Last Longer

They sure don’t make tools like they used to. Have you noticed that tools from Grandpa’s era seem to have a much longer lifespan than the tools we …

Woodworking

How waiting to have kids later in life could wipe out the very notion of grandparents

If you believe the headlines, millennials are a threat unlike anything this planet has seen, or at least since the 10-kilometre wide asteroid that …

Parenting

Finally, a bodysuit that'll have your grandma looking like a super-soldier

The 'Aura' body suit from Superflex is a wearable for the elderly. It could aid in creating a better quality of life with more mobility.

First grandma does not get $160k pension

With President Barack Obama and his family soon vacating the White House, several websites continue to spread a fake news story that says "first …

Fact Checking

The Love in My Grandma's Anger

<b>But now these three things abide: faith, hope, love;</b><p><b>but the greatest of these is love. - 1Corinthians 13:13</b><p>My loving Grandmother was a person with …

Are You Making the Direct-Line Mistake in Your Family Tree?

One of the most common research mistakes that family historians make when building their tree (especially for the first time) is <b>also one of the most</b> …

Genealogy

Clemson’s Scott skips media day to attend granddad’s funeral

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Clemson receiver Artavis Scott missed national championship media day Saturday because he was serving as a pallbearer in his …

American South

Watch the pure joy of this grandpa receiving light-up sneakers

Instagram user Sarah shared this delightful video of her dad, adding: “This is what happens when you give your dad something he's wanted for about 8 …

Sneakers

Grandma Accidentally Prays to Elrond

A Brazilian grandmother has an icon in her home that she prays to every day. Gabriela Brandao noticed and asked about it. The elderly woman said she …

Cool Stuff

Let's Eat Grandma Is Your Teenage Nightmare

This ethereal pop duo can smell your fear. And they like it.<p>Once upon a time, two childhood friends began to play music and lay traps ― and, sometimes, both at once.<p>Now 17 and 18 years old, respectively, Rosa Walton and Jenny Hollingworth are Let’s Eat Grandma, a psychedelic pop group whose sound …

Fairy Tales

Grandma Finds Out She's Been Accidentally Praying To An 'LOTR' Elf

How preciouussss<p>A devout great-grandmother in Brazil recently had quite the religious revelation.<p>It seems that the small figurine she believed to be Saint Anthony of Padua, a Franciscan preacher often portrayed holding a baby Jesus, was actually a beloved and wise “Lord of the Rings” …

For many grandparents, being cut off from grandkids is a major worry

Perhaps you saw enough of your nearest and dearest over the holidays? My husband certainly did. Ever since the grandchildren, with their dripping noses and hacking coughs, stayed over on Christmas night to spend quality time with us – and give their parents a break – my husband has been wheezing …

Parenting

Friday Photo: Lessons from Dad

<i>Click on image for full size.</i><p><b>The view:</b> Central Ohio<p><b>The pilot:</b> Caleb (student pilot in photo) receiving instruction from Dad (Shaun, instructor)<p><b>The</b> …

Airplanes

St. John Neumann and My Grandma’s Prayers

St. John Neumann and My Grandma’s Prayers<p>Today is the feast day of St. John Neumann. I have a special relationship with this holy saint. Let me tell …

Religion

Eight Reasons Why Grandparents Love 529 Plans

In 1970, Marian Lucille Herndon McQuade, a West Virginia housewife and mother of 15 children, thought that a special day should be reserved for …

Retirement

Grandma simply cannot believe how late her DJ grandson has to stay out

Jade Reed, a DJ based in Des Moines, scored a great warehouse gig on New Year's Eve last week.<p>To him, it seemed like a no-brainer: he'd head out around 8 p.m., arrive at 10 p.m., spin for a few hours and arrive back home by a chill 7 a.m.<p>To his grandmother, this schedule is simply unthinkable.

Humor

The Mick Review: The Grandparents (Season 1 Episode 2)

<i>The Mick</i>’s second outing fails to live up to the pilot.<p>This week’s episode is much darker than the first, which would be welcome if it came with …

Gun-toting Texas grandma turns tables on armed creep: ‘Anybody break in on me, I’m gonna kill ’em’

Rebbie Roberson resides in Bowie County, Texas — where guns are a familiar sight and used without apology.<p>And this 74-year-old grandmother is no exception.<p>Roberson told KSLA-TV that she was about to sit down Sunday night to watch the TV news when an armed masked man wearing gloves broke into her …

American South

Grandma Tries PlayStation VR For The First Time, Immediately Regrets It

You should all be ashamed of yourselves...sort of.<p>2016 might not have been a great year for much, but for virtual reality it was truly glorious.<p>We saw not just one, but three major headsets released to the public in the form of the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and the PlayStation VR.<p>Of course what did …

Virtual Reality

Here's one person who's not into Max Holloway's recent smack-talking game: his grandma

Aside from the UFC’s interim featherweight belt, Max Holloway seems to have conquered something else as of late: some serious smack-talking …

MMA & UFC