By Corrie Lynn Player
Last week, I started musing about that wonderful stage of life that makes up for the infirmities of age — grandparenting. I said that grandparents can influence, for good, their grandchildren in very specific ways, the most important of which are the creation, implementation and continuance of traditions.
I’d like to [...]
By Julie Obradovic
Julie Obradovic is a Contributing Editor to Age of Autism
A recent post on The Thinking Mom’s reminded me about the roles grandparents play in the autism epidemic. I believe in many cases they are the unsung heroes of much of what we’ve been able to accomplish in the pursuit of [...]
As you may know, we’ve been running the She Said/She Said column on this website. Now Remy and Blair, the mother/daughter team (Blair Selby, aka Mom and Remy Agee, aka Grand) are now available on Facebook. If you’d like to check them out and “Like” their page, you could win a wonderful DVD for [...]
By Diana J. Ewing
Author of The Baby Boomer Guide to Grandparenting – An Irreverent Look at the Next Big Step
Buying kiddie toys, games, and other gear is one of the many pleasures of being a grandparent. Just ask the junior executives at Mattel, Hasbro, and Toys R Us, who are banking their early [...]
Modern GrandParents Handbook
By Georgia Witkin, Ph.D. New American Library, $15. Available at Amazon and other book vendors.
We at GRAND Magazine have read just about every book that’s been published on grandparenting, and this one is right up there with the best. Georgia Witkin (psychiatry professor, therapist and grandparent) covers topics of interest [...]
ABOUT ME: I am a mom of 4 (ages 10-27). I am Nana to 3 (plus a 4th coming this fall). And I have taught a moms class for the last 5 years. Our last child was adopted when I was 40. It has put me in a very unique situation of seeing that parent [...]