Our grandchildren (grade-school age) have started playing sports. We are wondering about the phenomena of giving every child a trophy, no matter the outcome of his/her season. To us, it seems like an idea that doesn’t help children deal with defeat, the value of practice and trying again, hard work and teamwork – in other […]
The parent-grandparent relationship is a tricky one. Read along as Dr. Gramma Karen investigates her own advice to discover the two-word key for healthy relationships for both parents and grandparents.
I have not seen my grandkids for ten months. My son-in-law teases me, scolds me, and even assaulted me once by jerking an iPad from my hands. I emailed my daughter about it and she doesn’t believe me. He does it when she is not looking. My daughter ignores my emails. I am worried because […]
Dr. Gramma Karen interviews Professor Chiara about media literacy, and how to develop yours!
Dear Gramma Karen, My husband, Ron, and I have a son and a daughter, Marge, who is four, and Brett, who is six. Ron’s parents, my in-laws, are wonderful grandparents and love spending time with Marge and Brett, often having them for sleepovers. When my in-laws were raising Ron, there wasn’t much emphasis on religion. […]
Check out more of Dr. Gramma Karen’s thoughts on in-law relationship stuggles!
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