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tips for new grandparents

Tips for new grandparents

The birth of your first grandchild will be your official inauguration into grandparenthood <sounds fanfare>. So, to help ease you into this new and exciting role, gransnetters offer their wit and wisdom on the subject of grandchildren and what awaits new grandparents.

HarperFiction short story competition

HarperFiction short story competition

Competitions: Want to see your story published, plus a chance to win £500 in book tokens? 

arrow Best places in the UK for book lovers

Real life love stories

real life love stories

Relationships: Gransnetters reflect on the love stories of their lives, past and present.

arrow How to keep love alive later in life

Tell Homebase your Garden Goals

Homebase Garden Goals

Gardening: What are your Garden Goals for the summer? Chance to win a £300 voucher!

arrow Small garden ideas on a budget


Dr Rosemary answers your questions

Dr Rosemary Leonard

Menopause: What are the pros and cons of HRT? And how do you tackle sex after the menopause?

arrow HRT for over 60s

No nonsense skincare

woman mirror

Beauty: Skincare and makeup solutions from a beauty insider in the know.

arrow The best hairstyles for over 50s

Chance to win £50!

general election

Surveys: Are you eligible to vote in the General Election? Take our survey to enter our prize draw.

arrow Take our favouritism survey


Eat to beat health issues

nutrition and health

Food: Find out which foods will help to fight a variety of illnesses and health complaints.

arrow Low-cal blood sugar diet recipes


Your guide to downsizing


Money matters: Six of the best reasons to weigh up your options and consider downsizing.

arrow Sources of income in retirement

Loneliness survey


Surveys: The results reveal worrying findings about the older generation.

arrow Coping with loneliness as we get older

Seven secret makeup tips

7 secret beauty tips

Beauty: Makeup tips every woman over 50 should know.

arrow Guide to foundation, BB and CC creams


Discounts just for you

over 60s discounts

Money saving: Well, if you've hit the big 6-0 that is. Find out what you can save on...

arrow Six great reasons to downsize


Grandparents and childcare

grandparents and childcare

Grandparenting: Is it fair to expect grandparents to provide childcare?

arrow Grandparents' right to contact


What to have for dinner tonight?

puff pastry pizza

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: Would you like to meet more people in your local area? Find a new hobby? Make new friends?

arrow Find your local site