By Alaina Smith
Although I talked to him on the phone and wrote him letters, it had been more than five years since I’d seen my grandfather. Our last meeting had been at my grandmother’s funeral. When my husband, Frank, and I finally found the time and money to fly to Illinois and [...]
By: Brette Sember
When we marry or partner with someone who has grandchildren, our new role as a step-grandmother may require some adjustments for everyone.
Judith Mara Beach is a step-grand in Chicago to two girls, 13 and 11. She has no other grandchildren. “I’ve been very active in the girls’ lives and am very [...]