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grandparents and childcare survey gransnet 2016

Nine out of ten grandparents provide childcare for their grandchildren

As the first full week of the summer holidays begins, our brand-new survey looks at the vital role of grandparents who help parents with the childcare juggling act.

HRT for over 60s

HRT over 60

Health: Most women start taking HRT in their 40s or 50s - but what happens in your 60s? 

arrow Eat to beat menopause


Names for grandmothers


Grandparenting: Needing a suitable name? Whether it's Gran, Nana, or even Gorkie, here are some ideas.

arrow Gifts for grandfathers

Best income in retirement


Legal & Money: Top tips on how to plan for a regular income during the later years.

Money-saving tips for over 60s


Top tips to beat tiredness


Health: Always tired? Eat, drink and exercise yourself to better energy with these tips.

arrow Weight gain during menopause

Creating a capsule wardrobe

fashion over 60s

Fashion: Stuck in a style rut? Here are the pieces every woman over 60 should have in her wardrobe.

arrow How to look expensive (on a budget)

Looking after grandchildren

Grandfather and baby

Childcare: How to manage expectations if you're planning to help out over the summer holidays.

arrow More on grandparenting 


Is romance dead?


Guest post: Fifty Shades, smart phones, dating apps... Is this the death of modern romance?

arrow Read our previous guest posts


Homemade ice cream recipes

ice cream

Food: You scream, we scream... Sunshine or rain, we'll never say no to a nice cream cone.

arrow Picnic salad recipes


What to pack for a cruise

What to pack for a cruise

Travel: Whether you're cruising on the Med or gliding past glaciers, don't go without these essentials.

arrow Find the perfect holiday villa


Win a Paw Patrol DVD

paw patrol meet everest

Competitions: Win one of five copies of Paw Patrol: Meet Everest!

arrow Children's book writing competition

Best summer reads

summer reads

Books: A selection of the best picked out by the people who publish them - you could win them all.

arrow See our recommended picture books


Your feel-good lollipopper stories

school sign

Life: Your uplifting (and frequently hilarious) tales of the best lollipoppers around.

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Win a fantastic bunch of prizes

gransnet census prizes

Survey: Calling ALL gransnetters - fill in our 2016 user survey and tell us what you think.

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Tell a friend about us...

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Join us: Let's be honest, who wouldn't like to be part of the chat, support and entertainment.

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