Latest Grandparent Stories

2011-02-14 15:34:59

A new study has confirmed an old adage: A family that plays together stays together.

2011-01-29 00:02:02

The prevalence throughout the country of certain family problems has seemingly been increasing at a dramatic rate. An ongoing blog talks about how and why this is happening, and what can be done about it. Memphis, TN (Vocus/PRWEB) January 27, 2011 David M.

2010-09-13 11:18:57

According to a new analysis of census data, the number of US children being raised by grandparents has risen sharply since the beginning of the recession.

2010-09-01 10:16:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1970, Marian McQuade began a campaign to set aside a special day just for grandparents. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed the first presidential proclamation, designating the first Sunday after Labor Day as National Grandparents Day.

2010-08-23 07:10:00

SAGINAW, Mich., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, National Grandparents Day falls on Sept. 12. The holiday originated in 1970 with Marian McQuade of West Virginia.

2010-07-12 13:26:00

WASHINGTON, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) Grandparents Day 2010: Sept.

2009-09-08 09:33:00

CLEVELAND, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As the celebration of Grandparent's Day marks its 30th anniversary, American Greetings Corp. (NYSE: AM) has introduced a fun, memorable and innovative way to say thanks with the new recordable photo frame card.

2009-08-05 21:35:44

The presence of a grandparent living in the home of a single parent reduces the likelihood of a child living in poverty by 80 percent, a U.S.

2009-08-03 12:35:15

Living in a three-generation household can significantly enhance the economic well-being of children, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Southern California and the University of Massachusetts, Boston.

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