The casual days of summer are winding down and the beauty of fall is upon us. I have always loved that “back to school” feeling of September where the challenges feel new, outcomes are yet to be written, and order resumes.
At GRAND we are celebrating our 8th Anniversary Edition featuring the inspirational rags-to-riches story [...]
There is a sweetness to the summer months. We relax and become more “leisurely” with our time. Vacations, connecting with family and friends from near and far, and eating fresh, grilled favorites certainly contribute. Life is a little more simple in the summer and we embrace it—relish it actually—because things in the [...]
Wemoms & dads!
With this issue of GRAND we celebrate mothers in May and fathers in June. As a new grandparent, I am still marveling at being the mom of a mom! It’s a complicated new relationship that at nine months I’m still learning to navigate.
Who better to feature on our cover than Arthur [...]
By Lori Bitter
Memories of Gram
My grandmother died in January 2012 at the age of 98. I had the privilege of writing her obituary. As I finished it, I was struck by how little it said about her force in my life. We had an unusual bond. I came to live with my [...]
GRAND Blessings From Our Editor, Lori Bitter From GRAND Magazine Nov/Dec 2011
Welcome to the holiday season! 2011 has gone spinning by, and now we are approaching that golden time of year that brings us together around food, festivities and family dynamics! Look inside for new ideas on communicating with adult children, gift giving and [...]
There are no words to describe the “bigness” of this baby’s arrival
I was raised by my grandparents, without role models for what a mom and dad should be. I was a young mom — one daughter at 21 and the second at 26.
We raised our two girls far away from their grandparents. [...]
We are marking the 7th anniversary of GRAND — the digital magazine for GRANDparents and their families. As we launch our 8th year, we recognize that we are riding the wave of an unprecedented trend. Baby boomers are now a generation of grandparents — and there are millions of us.
What’s more, because of [...]