(Editor’s Note: Most always we are so in love with our grand kids that we overlook many behaviors that may seem a little strange to us, but rudeness is not one of them. Hope you enjoy this article from an experienced mom offering four tips if your teen granddaughter or grandson behave rudely to you [...]
Grandparents & Grandchildren Share a Common Ally!
By Donne Davis – Founder of the GaGa Sisterhood www.gagasisterhood.com an award winning website where grandmas bond, brag, and benefit.
Being a grandparent is complicated. I discovered that nine years ago after witnessing the birth of my first grandchild. I was blessed to be the first person to [...]
A Poem for My New Grandson
By Debra Karplus
Welcome to the world, little boy.
You’ve brought our family so much love and joy.
Sleep peacefully, baby, your world is still safe, warm, soft and kind.
I gaze at you and imagine about the future path you might find.
Will you be creative like your [...]
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Editor’s Note: We wanted to reprint this eulogy for Aaron Swartz, as he was someone’s grandson and he deserved to live a long and productive life. Suicide by young people is rising especially in the military.
Aaron Swartz was an internet leader and free-speech advocate. He helped organize the worldwide movement to keep [...]
By Debra Karplus
I’m organizing some drawers and stumble upon a shoebox containing five years of my diaries from the 1960s. They are covered with some green-ish moldy-looking stuff, but they don’t smell funky. But, perhaps my sixty-something year old sense of smell is not as acute as it used to be.
These days you [...]
Submitted by Charlie Palmer, AKA Paw Paw
As I’ve aged, I’ve become kinder to myself, and less critical of myself. I’ve become my own friend.
I have seen too many dear friends leave this world, too soon; before they understood the great freedom that comes with aging.
Whose business is it, if I choose to [...]