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Grandparents

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Spending time with grandma and grandpa can build emotional and social intelligence, along with lasting memories.
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Get the grands on board with your parenting wishes
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More commonly, moms and dads are caring for their kids and their parents. Read about what's it like to live together as an extended family
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How to help your kids adjust when their grandparents need to move to a nursing home or assisted living
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Twenty-five percent of grandparents have spent $1,000 or more on their grandkids in the past year.
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A step-by-step guide to tracing your ancestry and constructing a family tree online. 
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Most kids are lucky enough to know their grandparents. But their great-grandparents? Now that's special. Here's how one mom connects four generations
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Q  I take my 4-week-old everywhere with me, but my mom says I should keep my baby  -- and myself  -- at home. Am I wrong? A ...
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Q. I just learned that when my mother babysits my 4-month-old, she gives her a bottle of water after she is finished with her regular bottle. I'm...
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Q. My mom and mother-in-law think they're in a "best grandma" competition. They're always trying to outdo each other, with better toys, pricier...
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Q. My parents often babysit for my daughter, but they put her to bed late, let her leave toys out, and do other things I never do. How can I get them...
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Q. My son is the fifth grandchild (and fourth boy) on my husband's side. His grandmother rarely asks to hold him, but fusses over her...
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Q. My husband's mom spends much more time with her daughter's kids than with ours. How can I get her to pay more attention to her other...
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Q. My mother-in-law thinks it's silly that we put our 9-month-old to sleep on his back and don't give him a pacifier or feed him junk food. What do I...
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When my oldest son was 2, I got a "compliment" from my mother that still stings. We were visiting my parents, and I was sitting on the...
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Q. When my first child was born six months ago, my mom started telling me how to do everything. How can I stop this without alienating her? A....
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My husband wants to give our baby his mom’s name, but I hate it. How can I avoid insulting everyone?