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6 Truths About Cinderella I Want My Granddaughters To Know

Teresa Kindred | Posted 05.26.2015 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

In 1965, Lesley Ann Warren co-starred with Stuart Damon in the made-for-television version of Cinderella. I was 9 and I was enthralled. It didn't matter that we didn't have a color television and I was watching the images in black and white. All that mattered was the magic of the story.

"Laundry Basket Case"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.03.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Life is a vicious cycle because there is always a laundry list of things to do. This is especially true if you have to do the laundry...

"Grumpy's Guide to Grandparenting"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.24.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Ever since my adorable little granddaughter was born in March, I thought I knew everything there was to know about being a grandfathe...

A Grandfather's Gift Goes Beyond Words

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 07.18.2013 | Fifty
Lois Alter Mark

Bill starting writing stories for his granddaughter when he realized she was having trouble pronouncing certain letters, and he turned them into a book, Stories for Amanda.

What My Grandmother and Granddaughter Share

Lea Lane | Posted 06.29.2013 | Fifty
Lea Lane

My grandmother's birthday was this week. She was born in 1877 and would have been 136 years old. And when, in her honor, I looked at some family photos, I discovered something that I had not noticed before.

Two Women, One In Escada, The Other In A Garage Sale Goddess T-Shirt, Who Changed My Life

Elizabeth Higgins Clark | Posted 11.09.2012 | Fifty
Elizabeth Higgins Clark

My grandmothers were born in 1927 and 1930. When the woman from the Bronx passes away, it will most likely be announced on the front page of the New York Times. When the woman from Paramus dies, it will be noted on page 34 of the Pascack Press.

The Empty Nest is a Walk in the Park Compared to Having Long-Distance Grandchildren

Karin Kasdin | Posted 09.12.2012 | Fifty
Karin Kasdin

I promised myself I wouldn't cry when my son and daughter-in-law took my 1-year-old granddaughter back to LA.

In Her Last Hour of Life, My Grandmother Told Her Story

Brienne Walsh | Posted 10.01.2011 | Women
Brienne Walsh

My sister and I sat with my grandmother while she lay dying a few months ago. Against her pale skin, freckled and dotted with beauty marks, I laid my arm.

The Woman I Never Knew

Natalie Bencivenga | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natalie Bencivenga

Every time I celebrated my femininity, every time I stood up for something that I believed in, every time that I followed my desires and goals, my Grandma was right there with me.