Dear Dr. Gramma Karen, Hello from the grandparents who contacted you nine years ago about how to answer the question, Is Santa Claus real? Danny is now 15 and Jessie is 12. We continue to be close to them and to spend lots of time with them. We saw that you reposted that column and […]
As we head into the holiday season, many parents and grandparents will be addressing the timeless question about Santa Claus: Is he real? The advice Dr. Gramma Karen
On the tenth anniversary of her column, Dr. Gramma Karen reflects on how her column came to be and her main advice for grandparents and parents.
Dr. Gramma Karen tackles the problem of what to do when one grandparent is a baby hog, leaving little baby time for the other grandparents.
Vacationing with extended family can be rough. Check out Dr. Gramma Karen’s advice to one reader during their vacation with their grandkids.
Our daughter in-law (DIL) has two kids, ages three and one. Two years ago they moved six hours away, and since our DIL has no means to come visit us, we go to see them. Now that our grandson Bryce is three, we feel he is old enough for us to come pick up him […]
A while back you did a column about a young couple that didn’t want the grandmother to baby sit for their daughter any longer (11/9/11: “I Don’t Want My Mother-in-Law to Baby Sit”). I wish! I babysit for my two granddaughters, and I don’t want to do it any longer. You’ll probably say, “So then, […]