Grandparents

Grandma Accidentally Posts Message On Public Glastonbury Facebook Page

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A grandma has left us all smiling after posting a message to the public Glastonbury 2016 Facebook page that she intended to send to her grandchild in ...

The Heartbreaking Reason This Baby And Grandfather Are 'Fighting Miracles'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has shared a photo of her "two fighting miracles" showing the touching bond between her dad and her 10-month-old son. Brandy Gregware explained ...

Grampa's Short And Sweet Message To Grandson Is Too Funny

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A touching note from two grandparents to their grandson has achieved internet fame - all thanks to Grampa's hilarious contribution. The emotive note, ...

Sad Papaw's Having A BBQ And We're All Invited

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Remember the sad grandpa whose naughty grandchildren didn't show up for dinner? Well, he's turned a bad situation on its head, by inviting the interne...

Heartbreaking Photo Of Lonely Grandpa Will Make You Want To Visit Your Grandparents

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Hearts are melting across the internet after a young woman shared a photo of her sad grandfather, after he was stood up for dinner by his grandchildre...

Santander Allow New Grandparents To Split Shared Parental Leave

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 15.03.2016 | UK Parents

New grandparents who work at Santander will be among the first to benefit from plans to extend Shared Parental Leave. The bank has announced its Share...

Boy Lives With Grandparents Because Of School Place Mix-Up

SWNS | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Parents

A seven-year-old boy is living with his grandparents after being told there's no room as the school his three brothers attend. Charlie Gee and his ...

A Letter to My Younger Self

Jasmine Luby Barrow | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jasmine Luby Barrow

Yes, I'm aware that you won't listen, you want to be confident, educated and independent. I am not asking you to corrupt your dreams, just to look around and find time to enjoy the journey.

This Is Why You Shouldn't Bounce A Baby Who's Just Been Fed

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Parents

A man who was too quick to play with his granddaughter after she'd been fed has learned his lesson for future playtimes. Leonard Debolt was bounci...

Little Girl Loves Beards So Her Gran Crochets This...

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Parents

A toddler was so enamoured with facial hair that she wanted to grow a beard herself. There were just a couple of things that stood in her way - she...

Can Facebook Deal With the Rise of the 'Golden Oldies'?

Edward Lowe | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Tech
Edward Lowe

Mark Zuckerberg should be smiling from ear to ear, right? Whilst obviously happy with these results, there is a nagging concern that Facebook is still grappling with. The platform is not attracting the younger generation, who are turning their backs to the platform in favour of alternatives like Twitter and Instagram (albeit the latter is also owned by Facebook).

Grandma Freaks Out Because She Thinks Grandson's Smirnoff Ice Has Crystal Meth In It

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Comedy

Nonna Paola has made a startling discovery - her grandson was drinking Smirnoff Ice. Not familiar with the alcopop, she immediately thought the dri...

A Dysfunctional Family: What Are a Grandchild's Rights?

Olga Levancuka | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK
Olga Levancuka

Raising a question that is rarely addressed... A woman was raised in a dysfunctional family. When she was a baby, she was physically and psychologica...

Couple Who 'Adopted' Son At Birth Told By Judges To Return Boy To Birth Family

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK Parents

A married couple who were close to adopting a baby , who they have been looking after since he was born, have been told by high court judges nearly on...

Appreciate These Days With Your Kids - The Look That Says it All

Aimee Foster | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK Parents
Aimee Foster

It's the look that says, I remember the days when my house was full of dirty dishes, toys, children's artwork, muddy footprints, clutter and mess. I remember the noise being at such a level that I couldn't hear myself think.

Grandchildren and the Digital Divide - Does It Exist? I don't think so!

Diana Moran | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Parents
Diana Moran

The talking part of the relationship is, of course, the most important. Along with making sure there are cakes available at every visit, a decent amount of pocket money and the occasional 'naughty' treat - surely, that's what we're here for as grandparents isn't it?

Do Grandparents Have a Right to See Their Grandchildren?

Alan Cairns | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Parents
Alan Cairns

Grandparents can be extremely useful to new parents in offering advice, emotional support and free childcare, but a growing number of them are frustrated by a lack of access to their grandchildren, typically shut out due to a breakdown in family relations.

Grandparents Play Adorable Prank On Gamer Grandson

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Comedy

This Redditor's grandparents know how everyone views the elderly - as oblivious to tech as possible. They decided use it to their advantage and play a...

Grandfather's Adorable Reaction To Pregnancy Announcement Caught On Hidden Camera

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

Grandfathers usually tend to be a lot less emotional when it comes to baby news. So - we just can't get enough of this super sweet video of a coupl...

Never Forget: Children in Care Also Have Grandparents

Martin Barrow | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK
Martin Barrow

One of my fondest childhood memories is of clambering over rocks along the undercliff with my grandfather one gloriously sunny day during school holidays. My family emigrated when I was still a child, so I spent too little time with him and did not know him well. He had passed away by the time I returned to the UK as a young man.

Grandmas Try (And Fail) To Define Slang Terms

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If we needed further proof that kids these days talk codswallop, then this is it. A gaggle of grandmas were asked by Elite Daily LABS to define an ...

Heroic Six-Year-Old Saves Grandpa's Life After Jet Ski Accident

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A six-year-old boy from Alabama has been hailed as a "true hero" after he saved his grandfather's life. The pair were on a jet ski when a sharp tur...

Grandmas Play 'F*ck, Marry Or Kill' And It's Got Us In Stitches

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's something a little unnerving, yet equally hilarious, about hearing your grandma swear. (Or someone else's grandma, for that matter.) When E...

Weddings With a Baby: A Guide

Annie Ridout | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Parents
Annie Ridout

Firstly, don't do it. Leave the baby with grandparents, a childminder, your neighbour, the local shopkeeper; anyone who's free. But if none of these options are a goer - if, for instance, your sister is getting married and has vaguely assigned the role of flower girl to your not-quite-walking daughter - you'll have to bring them with you.

Teen Invites Grandfather To Prom (And Her Reason For Doing So Is The Cutest)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It was her first high school prom at Albertville High School in Alabama. But rather than inviting any old boy from her class, Joy Webb had other pl...