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.
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.
Some grandchildren regard their grandparents with utmost respect. They summarize their feelings with “My grandmother is a saint,” or “I have a saint for a grandfather.” Here are some reasons.
My first granddaughter will arrive soon. I will relay to her my vision of womanhood, sound of love, fragrance of family, flavor of wisdom, touch of heaven influenced by memories of my grandmothers.
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.
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.
Is it fair to love your first grandchild most? I think not. It's not fair to the other grandchildren that Grandchild Number One got a headstart on your heart.
A personal piece about how my grandma's influence has contributed to my way of life. Take a look.
A look back at the 1930s at some of the experiences of my grandparents, Frank and Ivy Trigg, who were bringing up two young children (my mum Audrey and my uncle, Ken) in Hunslet, Leeds, UK.
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.
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