Category Archives: Grandparenting

Grandparenting 101, cont.

Day One (Friday, May 9) A four-hour drive to Brooklyn that included a 10-mile backup in CT on Rte. 95 to visit son, Koji, Maiga (my DIL), and grandson, Sean, now 16 months old already.  After a Mother’s Day lunch, … Continue reading

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Visiting the Old Folk

              Little treasures come to visit, Four and two and one. Energy abounding constant, Forts to build, such fun!                     Dyeing colored eggs for Easter … Continue reading

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Grandchildren Say the Darndest Things

4-yr-old Max to me, “I love making you laugh, Grandmummy!”  And he succeeded when he visited us last June. In fact, I just came across a notebook of his “pearls.”  I would love to hear some treasures your grandchildren have … Continue reading

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A Great Movie for Off-the-Wall, Competitive Grandparents

Parental Guidance starring Bette Midler and Billy Crystal So very ridiculous!  Be prepared to belly laugh throughout.  Sense of humor mandatory. I recommend watching this even if this clip doesn’t grab you, or since it’s only rated 3 stars.  Also, a … Continue reading

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Ouch and Gummy

In just 9 weeks since my last visit to see the grandkids, Max’s (age 4) vocabulary has grown exponentially, and he now supplements verbal expression with his hands. One of my favorites was sitting with him first thing in the morning … Continue reading

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Coming to Terms

No time to write during this holiday week, so I thought I’d post something I wrote a few years ago instead.  Don’t forget to comment, below.  🙂 Yours in aging with class, Jane

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Do you want to be a part of your grandchildren’s lives?

I do.  Except, wouldn’t you know, my kids moved to the NYC area shortly after I left NY to return to Massachusetts.  And, soon after, they began having their own children. Well, I just got back from visiting them this … Continue reading

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