Grandparents Play Favorites Q: My parents are clearly partial to my daughter -- their first grandchild -- over her little brother. He obviously notices but doesn’t say much. How do we address it when Grandma and Grandpa play favorites? Jim: I’d suggest that your first priority is to affirm your son (the youngest child).PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!