Battle of the Ages: 7 Ways Grandparents Are Better Than Parents

Photo by: Lauren Hartmann
They are baby whisperers
For some reason my baby sleeps way better for her grandmas than she does for me. When my mother-in-law babysits on Fridays she usually has no ... more 
Photo by: Lauren Hartmann
They are baby whisperers
For some reason my baby sleeps way better for her grandmas than she does for me. When my mother-in-law babysits on Fridays she usually has no trouble getting Fern to nap and recently Fern had her first sleepover at my mom's house and instead of the usual wake-ups that happen all throughout the night when she's here - she only woke up once…at 5:45 a.m. and then slept in until 8:30! I don't know what they put in the water, but it's magical.
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Wed, Nov 28, 2012 5:22 PM EST
We are beyond lucky to have two sets of grandparents living nearby who get to watch our baby grow up. I am SO thankful for this... and not only because they provide free childcare just about whenever I want it! There is just something about going to your grandparent's house that is kind of magical - it's like a place where space and time (and rules!) don't really exist. Here are 7 ways grandparents are better than parents. - By Lauren Hartmann



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