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Becoming a Grandparent

10 Things Nanas Know

Teresa Kindred | Posted 04.02.2015 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

My friends look at my pictures of my grandchildren with the proper amount of enthusiasm, but until they have walked in my shoes, there is no way they can understand how wonderful it is to be called "Nana."

Yagana Shah

The Moment This Man Finds Out He's Going To Be A Grandpa Will Make You Tear Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.25.2014 | Fifty

Remember on "Full House" when Aunt Becky tries to cleverly tell Uncle Jesse she's having a baby by making a dinner with baby carrots, baby corn and ba...

The 12 Best Moments In Every Grandparent's Life

Lisa Carpenter | Posted 05.26.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Carpenter

Being a grandmother is one of the most surprisingly delightful adventures I've ever experienced. Some moments are grander than others, though, moments such as these.

The Gift Of Holding Your Grandchild For The First Time

Sara Davidson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Sara Davidson

I'm sitting on a couch in my daughter Rachel's home in Chicago, holding my first grandchild, a boy, seven days old. I've heard grandparents talk, ad nauseum, about the thrill of this relationship, but, as with having your first baby, you have no clue what it will be like until it happens.

Notes From a Boot Camp for the Grandmother's Soul

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

As I become aware of how much more I'm being called upon to be, I also see there is much more available to me than I ever knew was possible. I know this is true for me, but I believe it's true for all of us.

I Get to Be Granma

Nancy Alvarez | Posted 01.16.2012 | Fifty
Nancy Alvarez

I have thought of moving from my little country town to the city where my grandsons live, but I have made a life for myself here and still want to live it. Being Granma doesn't mean I have to give up me.