Stories tagged: grandparents
UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018
Three years ago, Andy and Linda Decker accidentally started a Christmas tradition with their three grandsons.
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017
A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected the Trump administration’s limited view of who is allowed into the United States under the president’s travel ban, saying grandparents, cousins and similarly …
Mon., June 5, 2017
I have no more blood aunts and uncles. Not on either side. My sisters and brother and cousins and I, we are it. We are the “grown-ups” now. We are …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017
Cuba is giving parental leave to the grandparents of newborns, the country’s latest attempt to reverse its sagging birthrate and defuse a demographic time bomb.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016
I happily became a grandparent a few years ago and I became instantly aware of a number of changes to my life.
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016
Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels is hosting a Grandparents Day celebration Sunday in Spokane Valley.
Sat., April 30, 2016
It’s time to call off the Passion Police. Most of us muddle through life by grabbing what seems like the best opportunity at the time and then working at it.
Mon., Sept. 21, 2015
Fostering relationships between youth and elders is an important mission for the Senior Assistance Fund of Eastern Washington, which has an essay writing contest each year for area students. In …
Mon., April 15, 2013
In children’s books and in old movies, grandparents look and act their parts. Grandma is a round and cuddly cookie baker, and Grandpa plays catch – slowly – in the …
Thu., Oct. 20, 2011
In 2008, when Bernadette Olson learned her 10-month-old granddaughter was back in foster care, she had a few hours to decide if she and her husband Terry would take the …
Fri., March 5, 2010
Idaho lawmakers are considering a bill intended to help grandparents and other relatives get custody of children whose parents have been caught up with substance abuse or incarceration.
Sun., Jan. 10, 2010
Erin Bried is hoping to teach a generation of women the skills their grandmothers took for granted, such as how to shine your shoes, swaddle a newborn and spring-clean your …
Wed., Jan. 14, 2009
Dear Carolyn: Since the moment my mother and mother-in-law found out I was pregnant (my son is now 18 months old) they have driven us insane with their desire to …