Many stereotypes about grandparents are wrong.
I asked grandparents around the country what they wish they’d known—but didn’t—when their first grandchild was born. Here are some of my favorite responses.
A new Instagram feed celebrates the Muslim grandparents in the Middle East and Africa who are now banned from visiting their grandkids in the United States.
“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.”
Kay Falvey, 89, presides joyfully over a massive clan.
Parents and grandparents need one another. How can they learn to get along?
Whales need grandmas, too, it turns out.
What if you’re an ocean apart from your grandkids?