Novelist Nora Roberts celebrates another kind of love: for family, for community and for grandchildren.
Like some preternatural beast clawing its way from the womb, [the fire] burst to life with a cackle that rose to a roar. And changed everything in one magnificent instant.”
Three years after Nora Roberts wrote-in Blue Smoke-of a fictional [...]
Embracing life with enthusiasm is the real secret to that glow from within.
There’s a popular bumper sticker being seen in many trendy neighborhoods that reads, “Don’t I Look Too Young To Be A Grandmother?” It makes us wonder whether the driver is making an affirmation of her grandmother status or looking for reassurance.
Passing along a heritage of music
Growing up, Arlo Guthrie had his future mapped out. He looked forward to living his life as a forest ranger, sitting up in a tower, alone, watching for fires. His vision of a solitary life turned 180 degrees in the late ’60s. Instead of looking out at the trees, [...]
Small gold nuggets and a tiny golden ring were given to my baby Anna for her first birthday. We are not of royalty. Instead, we are a unique family of two cultures-American and Korean.
I was adopted from South Korea by a young Caucasian couple in Iowa. The doctor had told my parents they were [...]
Carole Carson was nearing her 60th birthday, stepped on her bathroom scale and realized it had broken. What happened next catapulted her from self-loathing to a healthy new life as a national fitness advocate.
Carole is a grandmother of nine, and one of her passions is being a role model to them. In 2004 she [...]
A gentle wind out of the west blows low across a high desert landscape of rabbit brush, yucca and rolling tumbleweed in a far corner of the Hopi Reservation, located within the boundaries of the Navajo Nation, in northeastern Arizona.
At the site of a simple, rock-piled grave, two children place bright, new plastic flowers [...]
Mom to Gwyneth and grandmother to Apple, Emmy Award-winner Blythe Danner at 62 is finding more fame than she ever sought.
Blythe Danner, at 62, just set the new record for the number of Emmy nominations for acting in a single year (three). But ask most people to put her name and “superstar” in a [...]