Grandparents

Grandparents spend two years teasing family members with photos of fast food

<b>Heather Daniels’ grandparents have been melting the hearts of the internet ever since she posted a series of photos of the pair enjoying a meal at In</b> …

My Canadian Grandma

Two months after I arrived from Rwanda, I made a surprising new friend who changed my life, <b>Nadine Uwimana</b> writes<p><i>Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at</i> tgam.ca/essayguide.<p>When I first arrived, the chapel where I slept wasn’t …

Canada

Christmas Gifts for Grandparents 2016

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Grandma Taking Pic Of Grandpa Each Time They Eat In-N-Out Is Proof True Love Exists

STEP ASIDE, JIM AND PAM! TAKE A HIKE, FOX AND THE HOUND! SAYONARA, UNLIKELY ANIMAL BEST FRIENDS!<p>There’s a new adorable couple in town, and they go by …

Love

Granddad Became a Seal - Beachcombing's Bizarre History Blog

Granddad Became a Seal <i>March 21, 2017</i><p><i>Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern , trackback</i><p>Busy day here as the students are to be crucified in a ritual …

13 Memories You Have Being Raised By A Black Grandma

Y'all, I miss my grandma.<p>Photo: The Oprah Winfrey Show<p>I think of her often as I navigate my twenties, remembering all of her wisdom and great …

The Young and the Restless

Grandma Puts an End to Constant Reminder of 'Not-So-Nice' Husband by 'Fixing' a Photo of Them Together

Screenshot/reddit<p>Photos can often be the most painful reminders of the loss of a loved one.<p>For one grandmother, a photo with her late husband proved …

Marriage

More Grandparents Than Ever

Grandparents represent a bigger chunk of the population than ever before, according to new data from the Census Bureau.<p>The number of grandparents in the United States rose to 69.5 million in 2014, up from 65.1 million in 2009, the bureau reported last week. The youngest baby boomers turned 50 in …

German grandma proves hit with YouTube bedtime tales

A German retiree and her grandson have gathered over 115,000 subscribers with their videos of fairytale readings. The "Jam Grandma" says she wants to provide comfort - and to keep fairytales alive.<p>Helga Sofia Josefa defies expectations of what an internet star looks like: the German grandmother has …

You Tube

Records: 12-year-old, grandpa argued days before man killed

MOUNT HEALTHY, Ohio – Ohio court records say a 12-year-old boy and his grandfather argued and fought over doing chores in the days before the 80-year-old was killed.<p>The boy has been charged as a juvenile with murder in the death of Fowler Agenbroad last August. The boy is now 13.<p><b>THE WEEK IN …

Crime

From Love To Loss, My Grandparents Taught Me Everything & I’ll Always Miss Them

On her 18th death anniversary, my dad recalled his fond memories with <i>Maaji</i>, his grandmother:"Going back to the village was always exciting because of</i> …

Parenting

Immigrant Mother Captures The Incredible Bond Between Her Children And Their Grandparents As They See Each Other Just Once A Year

The new project is an ode to her family and portrays the genuine bond that grandparents and grandchildren share. “Now that I live in a different …

Photography

This Grandpa Got Stood Up & The Internet Isn't Having It

It is a truth universally acknowledged that online dating sucks. Of course, for some lucky people online dates can pay out in an actual happy, long-term relationship. To get there, though, you have to endure your fair share of awkward first dates or dates that just never show up.<p>It's a lesson one …

Online Dating

Ask Amy: Single mom worries about son’s slumber party

<b>Dear Amy:</b> I’m a single mom to a wonderful boy who will be 10 next month. His father has very limited involvement, and only just started paying child …

Parenting

Travel Tips for Grandparents

A helpful guide for your next excursion with the little ones.

Travel

Best Grandma Ever Filled a Tub With 15 Pounds of Spaghetti for Her Grandson

That's the face of pure joy.<p>The two greatest things in childhood? Grandparents (you guys are <i>the best</i>) and pasta (spaghetti to be exact). Which is why …

Babies

Grandma may spot signs of autism before parents do

Scientists explain why children who have frequent interaction with grandparents or older siblings are diagnosed earlier with autism spectrum disorder …

Autism

It Happened To My Grandma: A Sixth Sense Told Her She Was Going To Die

I have to say now on reflection I was a little out of sorts last Thursday. I didn’t feel myself. Which I’m sure was related to the events that were …

Mind

SXSW Quiz: Let's Eat Grandma Are Relatable Narcissists

<i>It's that time of year again: the world's best and brightest musical sensations descend on Austin to shake up the city at SXSW. We spoke to a few PAPER darlings to hear what's up down South and discover their darkest secrets.</i><p><b>Is it your first time in Austin—if yes, what are you most excited for? If</b> …

Narcissism

This Wild Grandma Is Spring Breaking in Cabo Better Than You Ever Did

Doreen Grett has become a spring break legend.<p>Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, is known for drawing crowds of hard-partying college kids during spring break. …

Travel

Vic cops stumped why cycling grandpa shot

Police still can't work out why retired schoolteacher Kelvin Tennant was shot as he cycled through north east Victoria last month.<p>The 72-year-old …

Policing

Smino Isn’t Singing to Himself Anymore

The St. Louis musician talks about creating music that makes him proud.<p>Smino was destined to make music. At least, that thinking has guided his progression in the art form. When he came by the VICE headquarters in early 2017, we shared stories of our families' musical backgrounds. Both of our …

Music

12 Chill AF Grandmas We Wish Were Our Own

With grandma's like these, there's probably never a dull family gathering.1. Someone hired this grandma a stripper for her birthday. Something tells …

Humor

7 Gadgets To Gift Your Grandparents — That They'll Actually Be Able To Use

Shopping for grandparents isn't always hard, per se — unless you want to buy them something that incorporates technology. And then all bets are off.<p>The key when looking to gift a gadget to someone of an older generation: Find something that will make their life easier. This means picking devices …

Gear & Gadgets

What We Remember

“What is this?”<p>I’m back home in Connecticut for a few days, standing at the counter of a coffee shop. A few minutes before, as I passed the coffee …

We Are Conditioned Both Deliberately And Accidentally Throughout Life

As we go through life we learn a vast amount of things, and we start from the very moment we are born (some say before we are born, and they may well be right).<p>We are conditioned deliberately in some cases, and accidentally in others. Deliberate conditioning often comes from our parents/guardians, …

Sunday Roast

Watch: Young fan gifts grandma with Harper HR ball

Your browser does not support iframes.<p>When a home run ball off the bat of Bryce Harper lands in someone's hands, normally there's no way the fan will …

Sports

Grandma thanks Blues fans who saved her from fire

The 88-year-old grandmother called Jared Grzywacz and Collin Fenton, two complete strangers who were on the way to watch their St. Louis Blues when …

Anaheim Ducks

Trump Romanticizes the White America of the Past. It's Time to Stop.

These folks hope the new president will bring us back to this romanticized vision: the U.S. as Mayberry, the small town from the <i>The Andy Griffith …

Racism

A Grandson And Daughter Recall The Legacy Of An 'Actual Superhero'

As a kid, Camaran Henson listened for hours as his grandfather, Leonard Simmons, told him stories about being a police officer in Newark, N.J.<p>Leonard Simmons died in 2013, but his stories live on through Camaran and his mom, Toni.<p>At StoryCorps in Atlanta, Toni tells Camaran about one that begins …

StoryCorps