iOS app Android app

Becoming a Grandmother

Trying To Choose My Grandparent Name

Nancy Sommers | Posted 03.03.2015 | Fifty
Nancy Sommers

The idea that I might, for the first time in my life, name myself seems an unsettling responsibility. What I know about grandmothers is less from my own memories as a granddaughter and more from the decades of reading students' essays about their grandmothers.

How I Chose the Title 'Bubby'

Carol Smaldino | Posted 07.06.2014 | Fifty
Carol Smaldino

When I found out I would be a grandmother, I felt thrilled and yet I really wasn't; that was the truth. I didn't feel up to it, I felt it had nothing to do with me and I felt guilty that I felt that way.

64 and Having A Baby -­‐ Week 14

Linda Bergman | Posted 04.02.2012 | Fifty
Linda Bergman

I may consider myself chic and hip, but the truth is I have injected more Botox than the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, my hearing is going and I can barely lift my purse since my spine surgery. How am I going to hear or pick up a baby?