Posts Tagged ‘grandparents’

Why Nanas Need Rules

Why Nanas Need Rules According to my friends Leslie and Kay, founders at, there are definite rules. Here’s a little secret we’ll let you in on… we’ve been grandparents for quite [...]

Breastfeeding or Bottle Feeding

Don’t know whether breastfeeding or bottle feeding is best? Don’t have your parent or grandparent handy to ask important questions about parenting? Why not ask the grandparents at NanaHood? NanaHood’s Facebook page [...]

What You May Not Know About Rudolph and Reindeers

I thought I knew about Rudolph. I mean after all, I’ve been singing Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer every year since before kindergarten! Today I learned a few things Rudolph and about reindeer [...]

Catch Me the Moon-A Book Review

Disclaimer: This post is a book review and sponsored. All thoughts and opinions are very much my own. Catch Me the Moon is the sort of book I remember from my childhood. [...]

Grandparents Rock (And Not Just In Chairs)

Did you know that the number of grandparents is at record high and still growing at more than twice the overall population growth rate? There were an estimated 65 million grandmothers and [...]

Stories That Surround Us

This is a guest post by my good friend and talented writer, Elaine Ambrose. Recently I was playing with a gaggle of giggling granddaughters. We were telling stories, and they squealed with [...]

Remembering Our Grandparents on Grandparent’s Day 2015

This Sunday is Grandparent’s Day and I thought it would be great for NanaHood readers and NanaHood’s Facebook friends to share their thoughts and memories of their grandparents. Their stories and comments [...]

Unexpected Pregnancy-Unexpected Blessing

This is a guest post by Danielle Miller. It’s hard to describe how I felt as I saw my grandson being born on March 16, 2012. In fact, I can’t articulate it; [...]

Great-Grandmother Goes to Prom

Occasionally you hear about something that is so sweet, so tender that you just have to share the story with your friends. Perhaps you have already heard about the teenager who took [...]

5 Best Things About Grandparents

The 5 best things about grandparents from a mom’s point of view. This post was written by my new cyber friend and super cool blogger, Monica. Monica is from Hawaii and blogs at [...]

We Want To Be Remembered

This is a guest post by Serene from Australia. Please read her bio below and visit her blog! Every week, one of the things my little ones look forward to is to [...]

Grandparents Rock (and not just in chairs)

“The numbers of grandparents are at record highs and still growing at more than twice the overall population growth rate. There were an estimated 65 million grandmothers and grandfathers in 2010. By [...]

Day 21-Grandparents

Day 21 of 30 Days of Thanks Grandparents I loved all my grandparents but I don’t have many pictures of my mother’s father. Grandpa Layne, as we was known to us, died [...]

NanaHood and Friends Grandparent’s Day Celebration

Grandparent’s Day is September 8th and as hard as it is to believe…that isn’t far off. To help you celebrate NanaHood and some close friends are hosting a NanaHood Celebration Contest. There [...]

Dating When You’re a Grandparent

How it feels to be dating when you’re a grandparent. Love is an amazing thing. From the young to the young at heart, anyone can fall head over heels in love. However, [...]

What’s a Blogglebean?

It’s not something you eat. It’s something you do. Blogglebeans is a one-to-one animated online experience for grandparents and their grandchildren. Through Blogglebeans, grandparents and grandchildren can play and share gifts, games, [...]

Rally for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Some of the most touching messages I have received since I started NanaHood have been from grandparents who are raising grandchildren. They face so many challenges and often they have limited resources. [...]

When Grandparents Are Stubborn As A Mule

If you are a grandparent being stubborn about something may not be a good idea, and then again it might.  Let me explain. First, let me state that I think mules have [...]

Is it Safe To Let Your Children Ride With Their Grandparents?

Have you ever driven behind a little old lady or elderly man and wondered why in the world they were still driving? I once knew a lady who lived in our community [...]

Grandparent’s as Babysitters?

My mom was always my first choice when it came to finding a babysitter for my children and when I was a little girl, my favorite place to go was Grandma Layne’s [...]