|HubPages Device ID|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Google Analytics|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel|
|Google Hosted Libraries|
|Google AdSense Host API|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels|
|Author Google Analytics|
|Amazon Tracking Pixel|
Do your grandchildren call you "Grandma," and "Grandpa" or something else?
I'm not a grandmother, but my kids call my mom Yia Yia which is Greek for grandmother. She felt that being called grandma or grandmother would make her feel older. My kids call my dad Grampa. My husband's step mother wanted my son to call her Gigi, I guess for the same reasons as my mom. I called my grandmother Mom Mom and my grandfather Pop Pop and the other pair of grandparents I called Grandpa and Grandma.
I've never liked the title, Grandma. So I knew when I had grandkids that I wanted to be called Nana. My grandchildren's other grandparents are also in town so she is Grandma, I am Nana. Her husband is Papa and mine is Nonny. His nickname was originally NOG - which stands for Nutty Old Grandpa, but they couldn't say NOG or Noggy so it came out Nonny and stuck.
NOG comes from my daughter when she was young. She was joking about growing up and having kids and them thinking her dad was theri Nutty Old Grandpa. So when she finally had kids years later, we brought it out of "storage." So with little kid modification, we are Nana and Nonny.
My grandson calls me 'aachi' which means grandmother in Tamil. I adore it when he calls me like that.
by lovelife083 years ago
What are some good grandmother/grandfather names?We're trying to come up with some names for my parents, since they're about to be grandparents for the first time. Any ideas? (They don't want to sound old,...
by Aficionada4 years ago
What are the most appealing names grandchildren call their grandparents?
by Kieron Walker3 years ago
What is your favorite memory of your grandparents?
by Sandra Mireles5 years ago
How often should a grandmother reasonably expect to see her grandchildren?
by Faith Reaper3 years ago
Happy Grandparents Day to all the grandparents out there! If you are indeed a grandparent, then you do not need me to tell you just how Grand it is being a grandparent. We love our children, of course, but...
by WORD ADDICT22 months ago
Don't you agree that gay and lesbian union should be called something else other than marriage?
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.