Our New Group! "Grandparent To Grandparent"

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There's lots of room at our kitchen table. Grab a cup of coffee and join us!

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No-Cook or Other


share your favorite recipes
tell us all about your "grandparenting adventures"
get great tips
receive a smile or two

Directions Step-By-Step

Calling All Grandparents!

No matter if you're a "newbie" grandparent or an experienced "veteran" grandparent, this group is for you. After 30 years of being a "professional mom", I became a grandparent and realized that I suddenly had a whole new role to learn. Whether you are a long-distance grandparent, or a daily caregiver, everyone can use advice on handling situations unique to being a grandparent.

Whether you are looking for the perfect birthday gift for a 9 year old, have an awesome recipe idea for a finicky 2 year old or are dealing with navigating your way through a difficult family issue, I'm willing to bet that the wonderful men and women on JAP have a bit of wise, tried and true advice to guide you through successfully to the other side.

Let this be a safe-haven to discuss any issue relating to being a grandparent. Fun recipe ideas for children, age appropriate gift ideas, crafts, being the very best long-distance (...or short-distance!) grandparent you can be or talking your way through a difficult family situation, please feel safe and secure talking your way through to a happy ending with the wise and incredible advice of fellow JAP grandparents. Feel free to swap those ideas which were huge successes... and of course, those that were complete flops! =)

We've had a fantastic first week, and we would love for you to join us! As always, please be kind, gentle, respectful and non-judgmental. Above all, grab a cup of coffee and enjoy!