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Mom Does Hysterical Victory Dance After Learning She'll Be A Grandma

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.27.2015 | Fifty

We won't even try to guess how long this eager grandma-to-be has been waiting for a grandbaby.  Ever since YouTube user hate5six upload...

Lily Tomlin May Be A 'Grandma,' But This Is Her Year

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.23.2015 | Entertainment

It's been 39 years since Lily Tomlin's first Oscar nomination and 44 years since her first Emmy nod. But if headlining a film is what makes some...

Sam Elliott Says Hollywood Is 'Hard' On Women And Older Actors

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.18.2015 | Entertainment

Sam Elliott, who has been working in Hollywood for more than four decades, knows well how the business has changed over the years. And ...

In "Loo" of Good Taste

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 08.16.2015 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I shudder to think how my parents would have survived in today's anything-goes, nothing-is-sacred, sexually charged society. Their values were black and white, wrong and right, good and bad, with little wiggle room for compromise.

Why I Lost 70 Pounds to Become a Beauty Queen Grandma

Janice Celeste | Posted 08.13.2015 | Fifty
Janice Celeste

Over the years, I lost myself in being a mom and a wife, and I just couldn't seem to lose weight. Being overweight and finding myself on daily blood pressure medication wasn't enough to get off my butt to get serious about weight loss. Pageantry became my carrot on a stick.

Little Boy In Tears Upon Finding Out He Can't Marry Grandma

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.13.2015 | Fifty

There's no doubt kids absolutely love their grandparents -- and all the love, hugs and presents that come with them. But one boy loves his g...

4 Nights Of 40 Years Live: Chatting with Robert Cray, Plus Grandma, Jon Pousette-Dart, John Ellis, Jas Patrick, and The Goodnight Darlings Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.12.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Here's an exclusive song taken from the soundtrack to the upcoming Sony Pictures Classics film Grandma starring Lily Tomlin, which will be in theatres August 21st.

Beautiful Burden: Iran U.S. Identity

Shaghayegh Farsijani | Posted 08.06.2015 | Women
Shaghayegh Farsijani

Some nights are so unforgettable the world stops for a moment or two. Old and new friends alike gathered at my dear friend's home, Diana, while we chatted, exchanged ideas and read passages from "The Burden of My Red Lips in Tehran."

Rebel Grandma Sneaks Out Of Care Home To Get A Tattoo

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.22.2015 | Fifty

Sneaking out to get a tattoo is something you might expect from a teenager -- not a 79-year-old grandma. So you can imagine Tony Sellers' s...

Here's Why Smelling Cookies Makes You Think Of Grandma's House

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 07.22.2015 | Science

You've probably experienced this: you come home to a plate of freshly baked cookies in the kitchen, and when the scent of chocolatey goodnes...

59-Year-Old Grandmother Takes To The Skies As A Virgin Atlantic Flight Attendant

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.09.2015 | Fifty

At nearly 60, one might be expected to start planning for retirement. But not Katrine Haynes. The grandmother of 11 thought there was no better time t...

I Tried to Mend My Broken Heart With Superglue (It Didn't Work)

Jasmin Singer | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women
Jasmin Singer

Today would have been Grandma's 91st birthday. She was supposed to have nine more years -- she was supposed to live to be 100. That's what I always had planned for. But she died at 89, fighting her way to the grave, relentlessly arguing with the unforgiving bright white light that took her away from me.

The Keys to Persevering and Living a Long Life, Grandma Style

Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson | Posted 06.18.2015 | Good News
Charisse Amanda (Conanan) Johnson

Perseverance is hard to teach. Only through experiences can you persevere, but I believe that other people's journeys can leave a lasting impression on you; You can glean snippets of how to persevere when life presses against you on all sides.

10 Super Cool Ways To Up Your Grandma Game

Teresa Kindred | Posted 06.15.2015 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

My grandchildren call me Nana and I love it. I even have a sweatshirt that says, 'My grandchildren call me Nana because I'm too cool to be Grandma.' In fact, I love being a nana so much that I named my blog, NanaHood.

How My Grandmother Impacted a Multimillion Dollar American Plant's Success? Is Connecting Dots Innovation?

Karthik Rajan | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

Every morning, she would gather us all around and she would heat up the freshly milked pot from the home cows.

The One Thing You Should Do More of Before It's Too Late

Danielle Posa | Posted 06.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Danielle Posa

Just hug. My Grandma died one year ago today. I don't believe anyone really truly dies, because I believe we are a spirit encapsulated in a physic...

The Problem With 'Glamma'

Melissa Charles | Posted 05.20.2015 | Parents
Melissa Charles

Glamorous is all well and good for some, but there's a dignity, an honor, a self-confidence that comes when someone embraces where they're at in life, be it a mother or grandmother, rather than trying to deny the passage of time.

102-Year-Old Grandma Blows Out Teeth While Blowing Out Birthday Candles

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.13.2015 | Fifty

It's no easy feat living to 102, so it should come as no surprise that Nonnie was a little extra excited to blow out the candles on her cake. So excit...

Teen Takes Great-Grandma To Prom Because She's 'The Prettiest Woman'

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.11.2015 | Fifty

Choosing to avoid awkward promposals and the anxiety that comes with asking someone out, high school junior Drew Holm decided to take his 93-year-old ...

What Being a Mom Really Means

Jessica James | Posted 05.08.2015 | Parents
Jessica James

It's giving air to the lungs that grew within you, and sight to the eyes that will never see you as anything but mommy.

Watch This Nana's Adorable Reaction To Her Granddaughter's Portrait Tattoo

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.21.2015 | Fifty

A Washington grandma was utterly floored when her granddaughter surprised her with a gesture for the ages. Jessica Carey, of Salem, Oregon, recentl...

Lily Tomlin Opens Up About The Long Road To Finally Publicly Discussing Her Sexuality

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.20.2015 | Gay Voices

Today, Lily Tomlin is both an icon of comedy and a figurehead for lesbians in Hollywood, but even once her comedy career had taken off, it took years ...

Live from the Tribeca Film Festival: Friday, April 17

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I rarely miss either the Sundance or Toronto film festivals each year -- but my relationship with the Tribeca film fest has been spottier. Partly that's due to scheduling: For a variety of reasons, I've been out of town for large chunks of the festival each of the past couple of years. 

They Left Their Own Wedding To Visit The Bride's Hospitalized Grandma. Here's What Happened Next

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.14.2015 | Weddings

When Matt and Jamie Seifert got married, Jamie's grandmother Pat couldn't attend because she was ill. So the couple took the occasion to Pat, leavi...

The Internet Is Actually Your Great Grandma Doris

Ria Sardana | Posted 06.02.2015 | Comedy
Ria Sardana

The Internet seems like it is always changing and is always on the forefront of new technology, but when it comes down to it, the Internet always has been and always will be our Great Grandma Doris: absolutely lovable but also a bit stuck in her ways.