It Takes A Village To Raise A Child - A Cliché But Oh-So-True

Celine Bell | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Parents
Celine Bell

I'm SO lucky to still have my parents - they are both still around in body and mind, although living three hours away gets them out of babysitting. The boys adore them, Grandpa kicks a ball and Granny does loads of cuddles and the occasional scary look, and it's a mutually appreciative relationship.

Woman Discovers Emotional Voicemail Left By Her Mother Before She Died

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has shared the last message she received from her mum, shortly before she died. The mother, who had battled breast cancer for two years before...

Grandma Leaves Grand-Daughter Painfully Honest Message

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When you’re having a down day, you can normally trust your family to give you that boost of self-confidence. But not for Chloe Gallacher. Teenager G...

The Other Side of Grandparent Estrangement

Becca Bland | Posted 06.06.2015 | UK Parents
Becca Bland

About six months ago, I visited my elderly grandmother in her care home. I'd not seen her in years, too many to excuse really. This was partly as a result of my estrangement with key figures in my family.

PICS: Kids' Drawings Of Their Grandparents Are Brought To Life

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK Comedy

"We are living in a rapidly ageing society. A majority regards this as a negative development," writes Yoni Lefévre, a Dutch designer working in the ...

Granfather's Writes Touching Letter About His Gay Grandson

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.12.2013 | UK

In what has to be a contender for letter of the year, this handwritten note was penned by a distraught grandfather after his daughter had thrown out h...

6 Tips for Dealing with Grumpy Grandkids

Margaret Manning | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Margaret Manning

Grandparents are often more patient and forgiving with their grandchildren than the grandchildren's own parents. This is often the result of having a better perspective and longer experience in raising young ones.