Every grandchild arrives with an endless list of potential firsts to be lovingly noted and duly checked off by his or her doting grandparents. Even the oh-so-mellow baby boomers can be ruthless when it comes to measuring our grandchildren’s milestones against those of our friends’ grandkids.
*Baby Matthew rolled over in his crib. Check.
2011 Top Award: The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Grandparenting: An Irreverent Look at the Next Big Step
Nonstop humor, pop culture trivia quizzes and puzzles for boomer grands, the coolest Nanas and Pop-Pops ever!
Enjoy this excerpt from Chapter 1: “But We’re Too Young to Be Grandparents.”
Once upon a time in the sixties we [...]
You survived waterbeds, est seminars, Jaws, shag carpet, streakers, Boy George and Y2K. Plus assorted midlife crises. But can you survive a few days alone with your grandchildren?
When Mommy and Daddy are out of the picture on that much-needed weekend getaway, you don’t have the option of giving the kids back following the [...]
What’s your Boomer Grandparent Hipness Quotient (BGHQ)?
The Boomer Grandparent Hipness Quotient, or BGHQ, is the true test of your cross-generational cool and ability to relate to your grandchild. Built-in boomer cool can only carry you so far, so it’s essential that you keep up on all the new stuff, too.
How to calculate your [...]