Press for books by Dr. Karen Rancourt, including Ask Dr. Gramma Karen: Helping Young Parents and Grandparents Deal with Thorny Issues and Ask Dr. Gramma Karen, Volume II: Savvy Advice to Soothe Parent-Grandparent Conflicts.


GRAND Magazine, “A Winner of GRAND Magazine’s 2016 Best Books for New GRANDparents Award,” June 13, 2016.

GaGa Sisterhood, “GaGa Sisterhood’s list of 13 best books for new grandparents,” June 13, 2016.

GRAND Magazine, “Summer Reads You’ll Love,” July-August 2015.

GaGa Sisterhood, “Ask Dr. Gramma Karen Offers Advice for Moms and Grandmas,” March 26, 2014.


“Conversations with Grandmas,” hosted by Donne Davis. In this interview Dr. Rancourt and Donne Davis talk about some of the common challenges facing modern grandmas and how Dr. Rancourt puts those columns together for her advice column on Aired November 3, 2016.

VoiceAmerica Business Channel, “Turn the Page,” hosted by Hemda Mizrahi. In this episode, At Home or At Work: It’s All About Relationships, Dr. Rancourt discusses a framework for better understanding and managing critical aspects of important relationships. Aired October 16, 2015.

Zoomer Radio, 740 AM / 96.7 FM. Host Libby Znaimer talks to multi-generational expert and author Dr. Karen Rancourt to get some tips. Aired July 25, 2015. (Segment with Dr. Rancourt runs 10:16 through 16:22)

Mommybites Blog Talk Radio Show. In “Effective Parenting for Parents of Advantaged Children,” Dr. Rancourt co-presents and discusses the unique and counter-intuitive challenges financially comfortable parents face, especially during their children’s pre- and teen years. Aired November 29, 2011.


Webbybites/Mommybites Parenting Series, “Allowances and Other Money Matters,” 2010. (Viewers’ Notes for Video)

Webbybites/Mommybites Parenting Series, “Using Village Helpers to Teach Discipline,” 2010. (Viewers Notes for Video)


GaGa Sisterhood founder Donne Davis talks about the inspiration she gets from Dr. Gramma Karen, “What Grandmas Want from Moms.” November 7, 2016.

GRAND Magazine, “GaGaSisterhood Interview with Dr. Gramma Karen,” Posted by GRAND Magazine Co-Founder and CEO Christine Crosby. November 8, 2016.

New York Family, “Grand Advice,” Who better than a loving grandmother with a Ph.D in child development to write a popular column about thorny issues between parents and grandparents. December 1, 2015.

New York Family, “It’s Not About The Cookie,” Grandparent guru Dr. Karen Rancourt shares advice for achieving peace and harmony in parent-grandparent relationships. June 22, 2015.

Huff Post Money, “The Secret Word to Avoid Spoiling Your Kids,”  November 15, 2013.

Psychology Today, “Stress Shouldn’t Be a Holiday Tradition,” Give Up ‘Same Old, Same Old’ Traditions to Minimize Exhaustion and Frustration. November 11, 2013.

Women & Co., sponsored by Citibank (website is now retired), “Gifts and Your Child: 6 Guidelines for Parents,” December 10, 2012.

New York Family, “Enough Already!” When Does Generosity Become Overindulgence? November 22, 2010.

Bloomberg Business, “Boosting Kids’ Financial IQ,” by David Bogoslaw, July 22, 2009. (Dr. Rancourt is referenced as a subject matter expert.)