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10 Ways to Help Your Children Become Better Parents

The fact that your son or daughter just made you a grandparent doesn't end your career as a parent -- in fact, it presents you with new parenting challenges. How do you help your child become a better parent without taking over?

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  • 10 Tips for Helping Your Child Buy a First Home

    10 Tips for Helping Your Child Buy a First Home

    Buying a home is a huge step in your child's life, but he or she may get so excited that they go into it blind. This is where you step in and guide them through the ups and downs of real estate. We've got 10 tips to help you help them. See more »

  • 10 Tips for Parenting Adult Children

    10 Tips for Parenting Adult Children

    Adulthood can sometimes be as challenging and confusing as adolescence -- for both the kids and parents -- so how do you steer your grown children in the right direction? Read our article to find out. See more »

  • 10 Ways to Help Your Children Become Better Parents

    10 Ways to Help Your Children Become Better Parents

    The fact that your son or daughter just made you a grandparent doesn't end your career as a parent -- in fact, it presents you with new parenting challenges. How do you help your child become a better parent without taking over? See more »

  • 5 Things Parents Should Do Before a Daughter Gets Married

    5 Things Parents Should Do Before a Daughter Gets Married

    Some moms like to joke that they've been planning their daughters' weddings since the day they were born. Maybe they're on to something? We'll help you gain some perspective on wedding planning -- it's not all rose petals and table linens! See more »

  • 5 Things Parents Should Do Before a Son Gets Married

    5 Things Parents Should Do Before a Son Gets Married

    According to tradition, the bride's family foots the bill for the wedding. Other than planning the rehearsal dinner, the groom's parents don't have to sweat the details, right? Not exactly. You can help prepare your son for marriage by checking these five items off your list. See more »

  • 5 Tips for Dealing with an Adult Child Moving Home

    5 Tips for Dealing with an Adult Child Moving Home

    Ah, the golden years. Retirement is here -- or looming in the not-so-distant future -- and you're loving the peace and quiet of an empty nest. Then, your adult son or daughter asks to move in. How can you make this as smooth a transition as possible? See more »

  • 5 Ways to Stay in Touch With Your Grown Children

    5 Ways to Stay in Touch With Your Grown Children

    You guided them through diapers and their teen years, but keeping up with your children now that they've left the nest is tough. How can you maintain touch with your grown kids? See more »

  • Can you claim an adult child as a dependent?

    Can you claim an adult child as a dependent?

    Still buying your adult children's groceries, helping with their cell phone bills and car insurance and providing a roof over their heads? So when it comes to tax time, shouldn't you be able to claim them as a dependent? See more »

  • Fact or Fiction: Helping Your Child Launch a Career

    Fact or Fiction: Helping Your Child Launch a Career

    An April 2011 study by Rutgers University found that only 53 percent of students who graduated from a four-year college between 2006 and 2010 have found full-time employment. And you know what that means? Many of them have moved back home. If your kid's one of them and it's not your life's goal to support him into his retirement years, take our quiz to find out how to help "launch" his career instead. See more »

  • How can you influence grown children's nutrition?

    How can you influence grown children's nutrition?

    Parenting doesn't get easier once your children leave home. For one thing, you can't say things like, "If you're living under my roof, you've got to obey the rules." How do you get your children to take your advice on nutrition and other matters without being bossy? See more »

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