It wasn't until many years later - when I was an adult myself with more life experience - that I truly appreciated what a wonderful person my late grandma was and how she shaped my childhood.
My grandmother was the model of applied wisdom for a theology major doing his post graduate studies in wisdom literature. She was a character profile of age and wisdom to family members and others.
Life with my Grandad: A Nostalgic Look Back at the 19th and 20th Century focusing on my Family's History
Born in 1906, my grandad, Frank Trigg, was an enterprising young man who ran his own upholstery business from his early 20s until he retired in his 70s, surviving childhood illness and two world wars.
The "grandparent scam" is becoming more sophisticated because the thieves now use social media to get personal information. Be suspicious if you're asked to wire money to a "love one" in trouble.
My grandma Ivy Trigg (nee Garnham) grew up in Yorkshire, in the UK, in the early 1900s, in a district where families were so poor that children were often barefoot in the street.
Grandparents are the proof that life is worth the struggle which children see their parents endure. Here are some of the qualities that make a grandparent into a saint--in the grandchildren's opinion.
Want a unique baby shower idea? Throw a baby shower for Grandma! Think about all the baby items Grandma could have at her house when her Grandchild came over. Here are ideas for a Grandma shower.
Grandparents become preoccupied with the expectation of a grandchild. Too excited to wait, I began my conversation with my unborn grandson a few weeks early. Here are five promises I made to him.
On his first birthday, my grandchild faces a great future. With no control over that future, wishing is the least that we can do. Here are five long-term wishes for him. See the significance of five.
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