Grandchildren

Kyle on his graduation night with Grandma Honeybunch; photo courtesy Brenda Brown
Grandchildren

His Grandmother Trained Him To Be a Gentleman

When he became interested in girls, he knew just where to turn for guidance: a grandmother named Honeybunch.

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Grandma Mimi and her daughter/granddaughter. Photo credit: Natalia Weedy
Angels

This Grandmother Made the Best Thanksgiving Dinner Ever

Her granddaughter’s dairy allergy seemed daunting. But with a new attitude, and a little creativity, she made a memorable meal.

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Jean Locker
Exercise

Dear Aging: Slow Down a Little, Please

As she celebrates her 75th birthday, Jean L., one of the Arnicare “Dear Aging” contest winners, reflects fondly on her life experiences. 

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A grandmother receives a kiss from her granddaughter.
Grandchildren

5 Positive Character Traits To Instill in Your Grandchildren

Making biscuits with her three-year-old granddaughter helped her to teach patience, perseverance, perspective and more.

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Mary Pembleton
Family Caregiving

Caregiving Brought Her Closer to Her Grandfather

When she was a child, her grandfather was a stern disciplinarian, used to having his way, but when their roles reversed and she became his caregiver, he revealed a softer, loving side.

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An artist's rendering of two female silhouettes facing each other in front of an angelic figure
Angels

The Phone Call That Changed Her Family

She gained a granddaughter when she received the life-changing call. 

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How the Boy With the Golden Horn Helped Him Comfort his Granddaughter
Pets

How the Boy With the Golden Horn Helped Him Comfort His Granddaughter

When her pet rabbit was dying, the seven-year-old learned about the Rainbow Bridge.  

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A millennial grandson showing affection to his grandmother.
Advice for Caregivers

Millennial Caregivers Are Navigating Uncharted Waters

Young adults face a host of modern challenges as they take on their loved ones’ care.

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Stephanie Thompson
Aging Parents

The Challenges of Transitioning a Loved One into a Senior Facility

Longtime Guideposts contributor Stephanie Thompson shares some lessons she learned from helping her husband's 90-year-old grandmother move from her home of 60 years into a facility 200 miles away.

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Bible verses about relationships
Life Advice

6 Bible Verses That Will Help Strengthen Relationships

The ancient wisdom of Scripture has a lot to teach us about communicating with others. 

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