by Sue Gillespie (Grandma Sue)
Carolyn was just a toddler and I had to take her temperature…rectally. When her dad came home from work, she announced to him, “I’m as sick as my buns’.
Kids don’t know how to express it right – but they do need to express what they’re thinking and feeling.
Submitted by Anne Schmidt, Bethesda, Maryland
At present we are not at home but, please leave your message after you hear the beep.
If you are one of our children, dial 1 and then select the option from 1 to 5 in order of “arrival” so we know who it is.
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The Issue: Depends on your definition. Or is it your age or culture? As reported in the Washington Post Magazine earlier this year, a growing number of child advocates in the US. are working towards an end to corporal punishment. A total legal ban on spanking in all settings has been passed by 33 nations [...]
Being a grandmother is one of life’s most important roles, and many women can feel unprepared to take it on.
New Age Nanas: Being a Grandmother in the 21st Century — a new self-help book by retired social scientists, grandmothers, and long-time friends Doreen Rosenthal and Susan Moore — presents the [...]
Since starting, GrammaGood.com, grandmothers from all over the world have been asking for my advice on various topics, so I decided to start an advice column for GRAND readers – Ask Gramma Good!
Gramma Good is the hip matriarch of a blended family with 20 grandchildren, a cancer survivor and a wise blogger whose [...]
If you’re like most grandparents, you’re always on the look-out for activities to enjoy with your grandkids. A hobby provides lots of opportunities for learning, bonding, and having a grand time together.
Pursuing a hobby — whether an art, craft, sport, favorite pastime, or activities linked to a personal passion (horses, earth science, music, [...]
By Doreen Rosenthal and Susan Moore
More than 2,100 blended families are formed in the United States every day (according to thebondedfamily.com). That means a large percentage of the 70 million grandparents in this country are or will become step-grands. Some of us may find that role to be not only unfamiliar but [...]