Modern GrandParents Handbook
By Georgia Witkin, Ph.D. New American Library, $15. Available at Amazon and other book vendors.
We at GRAND Magazine have read just about every book that’s been published on grandparenting, and this one is right up there with the best. Georgia Witkin (psychiatry professor, therapist and grandparent) covers topics of interest [...]
By Helene Thomas
Tonya, Chloe, and Helene
I received a desperate phone call from my daughter Tonya, who needed a babysitter for a few days.
Unsuspecting of the hilarious situation I would find myself in, I watched Tonya and my 3-year-old granddaughter, Chloe, arrive from Seattle the next morning. Chloe’s pink suitcase had suddenly [...]
By Ann-Margaret Carrozza, Esq.
Ann-Margaret Carrozza, Esq.
By most accounts, approximately 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. Hammering out the financial issues in advance can prevent much costly legal wrangling later. If you feel it is unromantic to establish end-game parameters ahead of time, guess what — they already exist in the form [...]
Interview by Pat Burns, written by Colleen Sell
When Diane Ladd says she’s “a very busy person,” she ain’t just whistlin’ “Dixie.”
The Mississippi-born-and-bred, award-winning actress — who currently costars with her daughter, award-winning actress Laura Dern, in the HBO television series Enlightened — is also a film director and producer, writer, motivational speaker, ordained [...]