For New Grandparents
When a Grandchild Doesn't Like a Grandparent
Grandparents are usually eager to bond with a grandchild, but the baby may not be equally eager. Sometimes grandchildren take a dislike to grandparents, but time usually takes care of the problem.
Should Grandparents Go on College Visits With Grandchildren?
Grandparents are sometimes asked to accompany grandchildren on college visits, either alone or with parents. Visiting college campuses with a grandchild can be a responsibility, but it can also be a great bonding experience.
Ten Things to Consider When Planning Your Baby Shower
Although baby showers primarily honor the mother-to-be and the baby, the grandmother usually is a special guest. Here are ten baby shower suggestions for the mother-to-be from the grandmother-to-be.
New or Used Baby Equipment?
Grandparents may try to save money by obtaining used baby equipment. They should be careful, however, not to sacrifice safety.
Baby Supplies for Grandparents
When an infant grandchild comes to visit, grandparents will want to be prepared with these essential baby supplies.
What New Grandparents Need to Know
These articles for new grandparents will help in many different areas, from dealing with emotional issues to equipping your home for your new grandchild.
Ten Suggestions for Grandparents of Baby Twins and Multiples
The news that you will be the grandparent of twins or multiples can be overwhelming. Read this common-sense advice that will calm your fears and help you double (or multiply) your pleasure.
Baby Shower Tips for Parents and Grandparents
It may not be as big a deal as a wedding, but a baby shower can be a stressful occasion for both the mother-to-be and the grandmother-to-be. These baby shower tips for parents and grandparents can help.
Baby Shower Likes and Dislikes
So you're going to be a grandparent? That may mean that you'll be attending a baby shower. What makes an excellent baby shower? What are your baby shower likes and dislikes?
Should Grandparents-to-Be Take a Grandparenting Class?
Grandparents-to-be can benefit from taking a grandparenting class. Curriculum varies from location to location, but most classes cover changes in prenatal care and delivery, child safety, child products and ways in which child care has changed.
Help! I Hate My Grandchild's Name!
Grandparents-to-be may be upset when they learn of a the name that is planned for a new grandchild. Choosing a baby name is a parental prerogative, however, and grandparents will have to accept the name. This advice may help.
I Hated My Grandchild's Name - Readers Tell How They Reacted to a...
There's no question that you'll love your grandchild, but what if you hate a grandchild's name? Readers share their experiences adapting to chosen baby names.
How to Photograph Newborns in the Hospital
Photographing newborns in a hospital setting can be tricky, but grandparents can pull it off with these helpful tips.
What Not to Say, Baby and Toddler Edition
If you are a grandparent of a baby or toddler, here's a list of what not to say to the parents of your grandchild.
Making the Big Adjustment to Being a Grandparent
While some are thrilled when they get the news, others are taken aback. If you had some trouble making the big adjustment to being a grandparent, you're not alone.
Advice for New Grandparents
Becoming a grandparent is an important life passage. New grandparents have a lot to look forward to, but some adjusting to do. This practical advice will help new grandparents have the time of their lives.
Bonding With a New Grandchild
Bonding with a new grandchild is vital, but grandparents must also respect the wishes of the parents, whether in regard to hospital or home visits,