Grandparents

Putting Our Families Before Elderly Drivers

Sophia Walker | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK
Sophia Walker

This important issue has been brought to the public eye by fellow blogger @lifeasawidower. At just 33 years old he lost his wife, and his son lost his mother, when an 85-year-old pension mowed her down by accident. According to blogger Ben, the OAP had mistaken the accelerator for the brake.

Boy's Shark Blanket Made By His Grandma Has An NSFW Twist

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Parents

Kids are never best pleased when they’re forced to wear a knitted cardigan or jumper that their gran has made especially for them. But it’s a whol...

Grandad Secretly Raises Kittens From His Garden Shed Against Wife's Wishes

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An 85-year-old man is melting hearts everywhere after his deepest, darkest (and most adorable) secret was exposed. Unbeknown to his wife, animal-lover...

People Are Crying Over This Grandpa's Adorable Birthday Present For His Granddaughter

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Prepare to feel your heart melt because we may have just found the world’s sweetest grandpa. When a teenager named Lauren turned 16 recently her gr...

Tinder Profiles Written By Grandmas Is The Reddit Thread You Never Knew You Needed

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

In the eyes of a grandmother, her grandchildren can do no wrong - so what would happen if nana was given free reign over her grandkid’s Tinder profi...

Man Surprised His Parents With Pregnancy Announcement One Day Before His Wife Gave Birth

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Parents

A man decided to keep his wife’s pregnancy a secret from his parents, until they visited, a day before the baby was born. Tannin Pease and his wife ...

Grandparents - The Hidden Heartache

Vanessa Lloyd Platt | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK
Vanessa Lloyd Platt

Over the last few years Lloyd Platt & Co have seen an ever-increasing number of grandparents finding themselves for a variety of reasons being prevent...

Grandma Inadvertently Sends Grandson Birthday Card With Rude Message

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A grandma has left the internet giggling after inadvertently sending her grandson a rude birthday card. Former rugby player Henry Fraser tweeted a pho...

Grandma Knits Rainbow Jumper For Granddaughter After She Comes Out As Bisexual

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A grandma has warmed hearts around the world by knitting a rainbow jumper for her bisexual granddaughter. A photo of the unnamed grandma was originall...

All The Small Things

Pam Jarvis | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Parents
Pam Jarvis

Now, as those of us in the Northern Hemisphere face the longest night of the year, it is time to do as communities in our cold little island have done for millennia, and celebrate all the small things that make us happy as we begin our journey back from the darkness into the light.

How To Deal With Christmas When The Magic Has Gone

Juliette Lambert-Heduy | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Juliette Lambert-Heduy

Even if it is painful, even if my heart will be tight and heavy, I will wear my sparkling festive clothes, I will smile, and most importantly, I will do all I can to pass on the Christmas magic to my own little bundle of joy, currently growing inside me. And who knows, maybe this little angel will bring me back the magic...

My Mum's Sudden Brush With Blindness

Dominic Haslam | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dominic Haslam

When I was first able to talk to my mother after her surgery, she said, fighting back the tears: "I just couldn't stop thinking about not seeing my children and grandchildren again." For so many people, that painful thought becomes a reality. A reality that in many cases can be easily avoided.

Overprotective Grandparents Tell Off (Adult) Granddaughter In Hilarious FaceTime Call

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

No matter how old we get our parents and grandparents always worry about us. A woman named Gina found this out the hard way when she called her 90-yea...

This 5ft Grandma Putting A Baby To Bed Experiences Short Parents' Daily Struggle

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Parents

The hilarious moment a 5ft grandma experienced a daily struggle faced by many short parents was caught on camera. The woman’s daughter, Nikki Sharp ...

Becoming Granny Jones

Pam Jarvis | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Parents
Pam Jarvis

Last week, I became a grandmother for the third time. Yet again I had the amazing experience of thinking 'ah, there you are' whilst holding a new baby for the very first time; a brand new person who is nevertheless somehow familiar, as if a close relative had just arrived home after a long trip abroad.

Children Are Spending Just Eight Hours A Week Playing Outside BUT Aren't As Tech Obsessed As You May Think

Lewis Oakley | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK Tech
Lewis Oakley

The truth is all of the technology nowadays has been designed with children's education in mind and the gap between fun and learning has been bridged in a very discreet way so that kids don't actually realise how much they are learning.

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...

100-Year-Old Holds Dying Wife's Hand In Final Act Of Love

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

This photograph of a 100-year-old man holding his 96-year-old wife’s hand before she passed away will undoubtedly bring you to tears. The tender mom...

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...

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...