Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Big Hearts for Hard Times

A few weeks ago I met Dori, a lovely older lady who worked in the seasonal section at Lowe’s. We got to talking, and she told me that she has raised her grandson since he was just a little ...

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Letting the Grandkids Plan Your Summer Vacation

It’s almost summer time, a phrase that evokes a range of emotions among people of all ages. For moms of young kids, it’s perhaps the best of times and the worst of times. For grandparents who live far ...

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Lalo, Glam-Ma, Popsi & John: Today’s Grandparents Rejecting “Old” Names

Grandmother, grandfather – places the first-known use of these familiar names way back in the 15th century. The meanings are simple: the mother/father of one’s mother/father, respectively; an alternate definition –a female/male ancestor.

Flash forward ...

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