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What to wear when you're travelling

Forget images of Victoria Beckham floating out of the VIP arrivals in designer togs and towering heels. When it comes to travel style it's about comfort all the way (and all the way back too, presumably). Here's how to tread the line between being comfortable and being stylish when travelling.

Baking with kids


Food: Fun and delicious recipes for baking with the grandchildren.

arrow Meals for one


March book club

The Girlfriend book cover

Books: Our pick is Michelle Frances' domestic noir The Girlfriend. We have 50 copies to give away!

arrow Gransnet recommended reads


Best instruments for grandchildren

musical instruments

Grandparenting: Help your grandchild develop their sensory, coordination and receptive skills.

arrow What can children gain from instruments?

Q&A with nutritionist Jane Clarke

jane clarke

Nutrition: Jane will be answering all your questions on food and nutrition.

arrow Add your question here


Chris Cleave answers your questions

Everyone Brave is Forgiven book cover

Books: Following January's book club, author Chris Cleave answers your question on his latest novel.

arrow Which books feature your local area?


Multi-generational holidays

family holiday

Travel: Family holidays are a great way to catch up with everyone whilst enjoying a well-deserved break.

arrow Tips for holidaying with your grandchildren

Art activities for kids

art activities for children

Arts and crafts: This half-term, keep your grandchildren occupied with these creative activities.

arrow Ways to entertain your grandchildren

Doing the right thing

Georgia Hunter

Guest post: What we can learn from the heroic acts of a handful of ordinary men and women.

arrow Catch up on past guest posts

Chance to win £250

hospital care

Survey: Are you a UK gransnetter with an older relative who has recently spent time in hospital?

arrow Different types of elderly care


Do you have a fear of flying?

woman on a plane with anxiety

Travel: Petrified to set foot on a plane? Our experts offer their advice on how to overcome this fear.

arrow How to manage anxiety and panic attacks


Loneliness - what's your opinion?

Loneliness - alone on a bench

Survey: Take our survey on the topic of loneliness and you could win a £100 voucher.

arrow Check out the Gransnet Café


Grandparents' rights to contact

grandparents' rights

Health: Find out where you stand when it comes to access to your grandchildren.

arrow Long-distance grandparenting


What to have for dinner tonight?

salmon potato salad

Food: Lacking inspiration? We've got daily dinner suggestions that are quick and easy.

arrow More tasty recipes

Be a local editor

local call out

Local: Want to show off your local area or meet new people? Become a Local Editor and do both...

arrow Find your Gransnet Local site