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Respectful Grandmothers

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we’ll be highlighting all you ‘Grand Mothers’ this week. As you know, we come in all sizes as well as names – Grandma, Bubbe, Granny, Nana, Grams, or whatever special name your grandkids have for you. We have 10 grandchildren between us – living near and far; in preschool, grade school, college and beyond; from intact as well as blended families. What we share in common is our concern for them and our desire to maintain a loving relationship with them. This week … Continue reading

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As a new grandma, do you have mixed emotions, with feelings of eager anticipation yet some trepidation? Perhaps you’re unsure about what to expect – from the baby, your adult children, the co-grandparents or even from yourself. What follows are some suggestions for grandparents-to-be, and reminders for you veterans – honor your children, stand up for your own needs, and make the most of this unparalleled opportunity. Enjoy the process. Don’t worry about the old stereotype of “grandparent” because it needn’t define you. You can add to your self image … Continue reading

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