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      What to do if you get a "Wrong Password" message   01/21/16

      You must reset your password (even if you know it's the right one) before you can sign into the community. Thanks to the upgrade, there's an issue with passwords and signing in. The good news is that you can click here: http://community.grandparents.com/index.php?/lostpassword/ to change your password (it'll let you reuse your old one). If you can't reach the email address connected to your account then please contact the admin at latoya@grandparents.com and I'll help you sort it out. 
    • LaToyaADMIN

      Anonymous posting is back   01/21/16

      We've removed the extra step that required you to go to the full-page editor to access the anonymous post option. Now, you can reply to a post and toggle the button to post anonymous (see photo below).    Read more on anonymous posting here:    In short, the mods can see who posts as anonymous, we moderate anonymous posts the same as revealed posts, you can reply anonymously to your own topic, you may report anonymous posts.

Welcome to Grandparenting From Afar, 2018!

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Welcome to Grandparenting From Afar (GFA)! Please feel free to vent, ask questions and/or share ideas about keeping up your long distance relationships w/ your adult sons/daughters and your grandchildren. We're here for you!

But before you post, please read the following GP.com thread in the Welcome forum, if you haven't already...


... and the following advice/information/requests:



Also, if you're a new member of this site, you may want to check out the following:


Or if you're a longtime member/returnee, you might want to look at:


Also, if you'd like to see if you can start a new topic or why you can't:


And if you'd like some ideas on how to amass the 10 posts mentioned here^^^, check out this thread in Club Newcomer:



 To familiarize yourself w/ the rules/guidelines for this Community, please read the following thread here in GFA:


While it says "on this forum" in here ^^^, these rules are actually for the whole community - Forums, Blogs, Gallery, etc. In fact, you'll find a similar thread or the link to one pinned to every group.

Also, please note that these guidelines were originally posted in 2015. and updated/refined since then. As such, not all of them may necessarily be reflected in any threads you might read that are older than that. Nor do we mods go back and edit/delete posts in such old threads retroactively.


For a guide to acronyms and other Internet terms often use in this Community, go to this thread in MIL Anonymous:




And if you have any technical questions/questions about how this Community works, please feel free to ask them here:


But please understand that the Member Questions section ^^^ is not for personal advice.

ETA: If you already commented in a former Welcome thread here, no worries - it's still here, just down the page or further back (and locked)/


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