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"The Zezimas' 2016 Christmas Letter"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.20.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spi...

"The Grandfather Playground Society"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.14.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima To steal a line from Groucho Marx, who is dead and can't sue me, I would never belong to any club that would have me as a member. Bu...

"Joking Till the Cows Come Home"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.29.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Even though I have always been more apt to milk a joke than a cow, which can create udder confusion (see what I mean?), I have long w...

Simone Biles: Gold-Winning Champion Unwittingly Opens A Discussion Of Adoption

Mirah Riben | Posted 08.25.2016 | Impact
Mirah Riben

Simone Biles' extraordinarily spectacular Olympic gymnastics gold accomplishments resulted in a great deal of support, pride and kudos from the public and also, unfortunately, nasty backlash that has been reported elsewhere.

"Duke of Oil"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.04.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima It's not every day that you get the oil changed in your car (in fact, it's every 3,000 miles) and drive away feeling like you've just...

"You Have to Hand It to Him"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.21.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Whenever my wife asks me to tidy up the bathroom, I feel like throwing in the towel because I could never get it to look as nice as t...

How This Puerto Rican Gran'pa Became The Star Of A Hilarious HBO Web Series

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.17.2016 | Latino Voices

Mother knows best? Not on gran'pa Victor Muriel's watch. The charming Puerto Rican grandfather lends his voice to HBO Latino's web series "Gran'Pa Kn...

Because of Him, I Know Love

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 05.04.2016 | Fifty
Heather Gillis-Harris

We all have special people in our lives that make us feel a certain way, that make us feel as if we matter. For me that was my Gramps.

Reflect on the Moments That Count

Liza Larregui | Posted 04.27.2016 | Parents
Liza Larregui

You worry about what you don't have or what you think you need, all the while missing the moments playing out right in front of you; moments that people who are no longer here would have wanted to be a part of.

#TalkToMe: Captured Jewish World War II Veteran's Reflections With His Granddaughter

Dr. Vanita Braver | Posted 04.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Vanita Braver

Please check out this extraordinary video of my daughter Alyssa Braver interviewing her almost 93 year old grandfather, Harold Braver for the Huffington Post #TalkToMe video series.

Big Girl Weekend

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.15.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

The surest sign that a toddler is getting big is when she becomes more mature than her grandfather. In the case of my granddaughter, Chloe, who is about to turn 3, that happened about three years ago.

How My Grandfather From A Village In India Gave a New Meaning to Gratitude, Just Like Oprah

Karthik Rajan | Posted 03.11.2016 | Business
Karthik Rajan

When I looked down the road where my grandfather's walking stick touched- it was a brown road - no tar, just solid mud and the sift of sand that touch...

"Poppie Goes to School"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.01.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

When I was 3 years old, I knew my ABCs. Unfortunately, I didn't learn the rest of the alphabet until I was in high school.

5 Beautiful Lessons In Love I Learned From My Grandparents

Hayley Miller | Posted 03.09.2016 | Fifty
Hayley Miller

My grandparents had the kind of love you see on the big screen. Well, more accurately, a Muppets movie on the big screen. It was at times chaotic, alw...

18 Photos That Show An Imperfect Dad Can Be A Perfect Granddad

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.05.2016 | Fifty

Growing up in northwest Poland, Alina Gabrel-Kamińska never got to see the affectionate side of her father. He was too busy working 12-hour days as a...

'Remembrance of a Cool Guy'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.05.2017 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

The first time I met Carmine Pikero, the man who would become my father-in-law, he was standing in the parking lot at Stamford (now Trinity) Catholic High School in my hometown of Stamford, Connecticut.

Man Has Priceless Reaction To Learning He Is A Grandfather

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 10.24.2015 | OWN

EmbedContent(562b8014e4b0443bb5642667,,Embed,aolon,Some({})) When John Davie, an Australian doctor, embarked on a Christian pilgrimage called the Way ...

What the Tooth Fairy Taught My Kids About the Art of the Deal

Paul Boorstin | Posted 10.22.2016 | Parents
Paul Boorstin

My son and daughter are both grown up now, successful adults with jobs and lives of their own. I suspect the reason I have kept their old teeth all these years is that every night the Tooth Fairy paid my kids a visit wasn't only a magical experience. For them, it was also a practical learning experience.

Magic in Yiayia's Steamer Trunk

Paola K Amaras | Posted 10.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

It was painted in battleship grey so many times, whenever a layer chipped, you'd be able to see the next layer of slightly-more-faded grey underneath....

My Aging Dad: What's Lost and What Remains

Tamar Abrams | Posted 09.30.2016 | Fifty
Tamar Abrams

In his prime, my father was a powerful man. He was the first military judge to wear a judicial robe, presiding over courts-martial across Europe. But his prime ended about 25 years ago. My father is now 86 years old.

How I Learned To Be A Grandparent From My Father-In-Law

Grown And Flown | Posted 09.12.2016 | Fifty
Grown And Flown

We learn to be grandparents while we are still only parents. Even as our children are tiny, long before we can imagine their offspring, we are watching and learning from those who have parented for far longer than we have.

The Beautiful Lesson Lenny Kravitz Learned From His Grandfather

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 09.03.2015 | OWN

Growing up in an interracial family of show-biz parents in vibrant New York City during the '70s, future rockstar Lenny Kravitz learned a lot from his...

The Moment I Captured My Father No Longer Holding His Breath

Quiet Revolution | Jennifer Mattern | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living

My father—from whom I have inherited all my introvert DNA—is visiting me and my two daughters. He lives in Philadelphia; we live in western Massac...

A Starving Farmer: The Story of a WWII Survivor

Aubrie Przybysz | Posted 07.23.2016 | Impact
Aubrie Przybysz

Joseph Przybysz, my grandfather, never dreamed of coming to America. When he was a young boy in Poland, years before the German occupation, he wanted to follow in the footsteps of his parents.

The Royal Treatment

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.21.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Since the birth of the little princess, people around the world have been abuzz with excitement. I refer, of course, to my granddaughter, Chloe. Peo...