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Why We Waited for the Royal Baby

Posted on 07/22/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Bulletin Today | EntertainmentBabies are a gift, no matter whom they belong to, and as we age past the point of expecting any more of our own, we take our excitement over them wherever we can get it. Today we, along with millions of others around the world, got our baby excitement from a young couple in London who will share their little boy with the whole planet because the child will some day become King of England. Regardless of one’s views about …

Grandparent Bootcamp: Do You Need to Enlist?

Posted on 05/7/2012 by |Aging, Home & Family Expert | Comments

Your LifeIn the 30 years I’ve talked with grandparents, there has been one common theme: “I’ve raised children myself. I don’t need to be told how to be a good grandparent!” In the past people tried to set up grandparenting classes, and for the most part they just haven’t panned out. Not enough interest. And yet, in recent years I’m hearing more about classes and workshops geared for expectant grandparents. It seems to be a growing trend … so what has …