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The Official 5 Tips to Being a Grandparent, Courtesy of Awkward Family Photos (VIDEO)

By Meredith Carroll |

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Listen up

1) Let them eat cake.

2) Sing “Happy Birthday.”

3) Make them happy.

4) Don’t be afraid of computers.

5) Don’t pick a favorite grandchild.

The list is simple, but the delivery is brilliant. Watch Awkward Family Photos‘ grandparents explain the 5 official tips (plus a bonus tidbit) to grandparenting the right way:

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Meredith Carroll

Meredith C. Carroll is an award-winning columnist and writer based in Aspen, Colorado. She can be found regularly on the Op-Ed page of The Denver Post. From 2005-2012 her other column, "Meredith Pro Tem" ran in several newspapers, as well as occasionally on The Huffington Post since 2009. Read more about her (or don’t, whatever) at her website. Read bio and latest posts → Read Meredith's latest posts →

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