Grandparents Leaving a Living Legacy

When I speak to groups of grandparents, they often ask me “what will my legacy be?” In 3 Generations on Grandparenting, grandparents share their heartfelt wishes, and grandchildren share what they have learned from grandchildren. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvwIaCM5tyQ] Grandparents leaving values, not just valuables. For me, I always say “don’t die until you’re dead!” Along those…

Decades of Studying Grandparents

For the last 25 years, The Grandest Love has been the focus of my life and work: researching and lecturing about grandparenting issues, facilitating support groups, and developing community-based programs that allow intergenerational bonds to flourish. Along the way I’ve listened intently to hundreds of people’s stories – grandparents’ stories brimming with that special love,…