Family Matters Top Stories

Learn how to handle the issues, large and small, from conflicts between grandparents and parents to teaching kids how to respect their elders.

You Should Consider Moving Away From Your Grown Kids

By Phyllis L. Cohen, Next Avenue | Family Matters

Here's why it could be the best thing for you

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5 Simple Ways to Celebrate the Holidays with Family

Family Matters

How to navigate the holiday season and connect with those you cherish most

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What We Wish We Could Say to Our Kids About Their Parenting

By The Editors | Family Matters

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How to Deal with a Critical and Overbearing Parent

By Deb Hipp, Next Avenue | Family Matters

Parental disapproval or lack of support can be rough even when you're 50+

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Can You Love Your Grandchild Too Much?

By Susan Stiffelman | Family Matters

A grandmother worries that she's become fixated on her granddaughter.

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When Families Live Together: A Survival Guide

By Georgia Witkin | Family Matters

Are your kids and grandkids moving in with you? Believe it or not, it's a good thing.

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Could You Live With Your Grandchildren?

By Rebecca Webber | Family Matters

Goodbye, peace and quiet. Hello, hugs and kisses.

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Gifts Without Rifts

By by Rebecca Webber | Family Matters

When parents dictate what you can or can't buy for your grandchildren, it doesn't have to take the fun out of your holidays.

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Grandparent vs. Grandparent

By Geoff Williams | Family Matters

During the holidays, it's tempting to try to prove that the kids love you best.

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My Grandchildren's Parents Are Jealous of Us

By Susan Stiffelman | Family Matters

Grandkids never want to leave this couple's home, and that upsets the parents

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Compatibility Horoscope

How well do you get along with your grandchild and other family members? Want to know if your personalities mesh?

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