My grandmother was so nurturing. Being rocked in her lap and told stories was the greatest comfort in my childhood.
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.
A grandparent can mentor a grandchild through the years and help them to learn the value of life through serving others. Through a rite-of-passage experience, grandparents can help boys to become men.
It isn't always easy preparing to be Grandparents but there are things that you can do, even if your relationship with new Mummy and Daddy isn't easy. To connect with your grandchild you can: write a personal letter...
Grandma, granny, grammy, nana. It doesn't matter what you call her, a grandmother is a special kind of mother. She's a mother with the rough edges smoothed out. A Grandmother's temper is slow, her hugs are quick, and...
My family enjoyed many happy dinners at my grandmother's house and we remember her Desert Rose dishes. My sister and I purchased our own set of Franciscan Desert Rose to honor our deceased grandmother.
What are 'the golden years?' Family life for the middle aged can be fulfilling and productive. Take advantage of your middle years and learn from those both younger and older than yourself .
Having grandchildren has increased my JOY in life ten-fold!!! Loving them is easy and uncomplicated causing my heart to sing all the way to the moon and back.
Our son and daughter-in-law are expecting twins and we are so very excited. We now know that there will be one of each - a boy and a girl.
Grandmothers love gifts you make yourself and feel valued when you include her in family outings. For those special times, you can buy grandma something grand.