A housewife from West Virginia fought for years to get a national holiday for grandparents declared. In 1978, she won.
Most movies put grandparents on the sidelines, when they put them anywhere at all. Here are some great ones that give them their due.
Kids need love. Grandparents are good at giving it. That’s why an army of them is being recruited to serve in the public schools of Syracuse, New York, where too many students have been getting suspended and too few have been graduating.
The women’s basketball team at Franklin College in Indiana has a not-so-secret weapon.
Here’s a beautiful video about the national Foster Grandparent program, which pairs volunteers ages 55 and over with children who need a tutor, a mentor, or both.
“Standing at one remove from the new partnership, and all the hue and cry the blending of a family can involve, they have the potential to play a unique role for the stepgrandchild—part grandparent, part wise, trusted confidante.”
How a woman who never had kids became a grandma.
Mo Rocca hopes the grandparents on his TV show can teach him how to live.