Grandmothers get younger with every generation. I have friends who jumped that line way back at the 40-year-old mark (and others in their 60s who are still trying to keep up with their first set of children, but that’s another story).
Because so many moms are busy raising their own young, grandma can often [...]
There’s nothing better than quality time with your grandchildren. Though they may be too young to understand now, they’ll hold on to those memories well into the future. With the generation gap, it’s sometimes difficult to find things to do together. Below you’ll find things that will not only be fun, but will create [...]
What’s your Boomer Grandparent Hipness Quotient (BGHQ)?
The Boomer Grandparent Hipness Quotient, or BGHQ, is the true test of your cross-generational cool and ability to relate to your grandchild. Built-in boomer cool can only carry you so far, so it’s essential that you keep up on all the new stuff, too.
How to calculate your [...]
We live in Northern California and our nine-year-old granddaughter lives in Southern Florida. Now that’s a considerable distance to bridge. We so much want to stay in touch with her and be a part of her life as she grows. In previous columns we’ve shared some of the ways we’ve done this in the past: [...]