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"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 01.05.2016 | 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 10.22.2015 | 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 10.12.2015 | 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 09.30.2015 | 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 09.12.2015 | 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...

The Light and Wonder: A Tribute to Mark Sternlicht

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 07.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

I discovered yesterday that Mark was the inventor of the portable flashlight; a tool to illuminate the darkness. In my mind, as we have heard today fr...

What We Can Learn From 3-Year-Olds

David Sable | Posted 07.13.2016 | Parents
David Sable

Here is the thing; don't bet against a bunch of people, of all ages, getting together and just having a real good time without anything more than themselves.

Why Being A Grandparent Is The Scariest Job Of All

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Lisa Carpenter | Posted 06.10.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com From the moment I learned my husband and I would be parents up until those three little ones we eventually birthed le...

6 Lessons My Adventurous Grandpa Taught Me About Life

Emily Holland | Posted 06.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Emily Holland

His life experiences and adventures have made him into an inspiring grandfather with plenty of wisdom to share, even if he is quick to disagree. Every time we have a conversation I end up learning something new about his life, which ultimately shifts my perception of my own.

The Importance of Being Grandad

Beth Whitley | Posted 06.03.2016 | Parents
Beth Whitley

Hannah makes her almost-80-year-old grandad a child again, he makes her light up, they make each other laugh and sparkle.