When I visited Bubby and Baby Mac last month, one of the things Bubby wanted us to do together was make cookies. Because it was so darn hot in the desert-even in the house-I convinced Bubby that it would be so much more fun to make and eat…well…bacon and eggs…READ MORE.
By Lisa Carpenter
What is a Grilled Grandma? A Grilled Grandma is a grandma whom I’ve grilled with some grandma-related questions, and she’s graciously responded with answers and photos. Here is Grilled Grandma Caryn: How many children do you have? I have three adult children. Our daughters, Lyndsey and Rachel, are both…READ MORE
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There is this lovely Christmas song about an orphan girl named, Maria, who finds a bird with a broken wing, it’s called, “The Gift.”
Maria uses the little money she has to care for the damaged bird, and then on Christmas Eve, she brings the bird as her offering to the Christ child’s manger at [...]
As some of you may know-because I’ve written about it here and here-I get a kick out of looking at the search terms that lead folks to Grandma’s Briefs. Nearly every time I check those queries, there’s one variation or another of the question, “What’s a grandma bag?” To answer that…
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One of the most important tasks of grandmothers is to support our adult children in their choices, their rules, and their lessons when it comes to raising their kids, our grandchildren.
Sometimes the need for such support comes in unexpected ways.
Megan called one day last week, starting the conversation …READ MORE
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The term “man crush” is often used to describe when a male becomes enamored with another male. For genuinely platonic reasons. Out of admiration and a desire to get to know the other as a friend, a buddy, a bro.
Well, please keep this a secret, but I have a sort of man crush of [...]