The country music star pays tribute to the “angels” who gave her wings
When asked how she found the courage to audition for American Idol, Kellie Pickler has a ready answer: her paternal grandparents, Faye and Clyde Pickler. The bubbly country singer says her grandparents’ love and devotion gave her the confidence to forge [...]
By Susan M. Tiberghien
In my mother’s recipe box is a well-fingered card spattered with sugar and love. It is titled “Gaga’s Christmas Stollen.”
Gaga was my mother’s mother. At 16, she sailed alone from Switzerland to America. She married a German immigrant and had one daughter. Widowed young, she moved from Washington to [...]
By: Dennis Miller
The Government Is Not Going to Fix Your Problems, So Who Will?
You are. You are going to have to change and adapt. That’s what successful Americans have done for over 200 years – learn the new rules and figure out how to play the game afresh.
Everyone has to take responsibility [...]
By: Lily Prellezo
When in doubt, don’t wear your spanx to Disney on Ice. Preparing for my first field trip with my two year-old and four-year old grandsons, my greatest worry was whether my butt would look too big in my jeans. What would all the young mothers from daycare think of my outfit? Who [...]
By: Karla Sullivan
I was shocked as I slowly pulled in front… only bits and pieces of the house could be seen. Not even a front or side door was visible. The over grown trees that threatened to crush the tiny home and shrubs would have never been allowed to ramble in all directions 40 [...]
By: Christine Crosby, Editorial Director, GRAND – The Digital Magazine for GRANDparents
Tracing your family history is an exciting, fun and rewarding thing to do. If you haven’t given it a try yet, jump in; technology has made it easier than ever. There are many online companies that make it simple and cost effective (if [...]
The Issue: When I’m with my grandchildren and their parents aren’t around, I am the ‘adult in charge’. That is, I’m responsible for all aspects of their safety and well being. However, when the parents are around, I am supposed to revert back to the role of ‘grandmother’ and let the parent be the ‘adult [...]