How close are your kids with their grandparents? How do you feel about their relationship and the grandparents’ general level of involvement in your lives?
Are your kids missing their grandparents, cousins, and friends? We rounded up four ways to connect with friends and family right now…
Do you take family vacations with your kids’ grandparents or other extended family members? Who pays, and how do you decide where to go?
Meet this week’s featured mom: a communications manager and mother of one in Phoenix shares a week in her life, including meal planning, spending time with family and friends, lots of pumping at work, and a Costco date night.
Grandma, Grandad, Pop-Pop — what are the names you use in your family for grandparents?
Happy almost Thanksgiving, ladies! Here’s a fun topic: What are your thoughts on dealing with your in-laws during Thanksgiving? Do you find that you need to take a deep breath and smile when certain frequently-discussed topics come up? If your husband or partner is the one who has to deal with your parents, what are … Read More about How to Deal with Your In-Laws During Thanksgiving
2020 Update: We still stand by this post on grandmas as babysitters, but you may also want to check out our newer roundup of working moms’ tips on using grandparents as caregivers. We’ve talked about childcare pros and cons, but we’ve never directly talked about childcare with family as caregivers — and I keep seeing … Read More about Grandma the Babysitter: Grandparents as Caregivers