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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.

Hilarious Grandma Poses In Real Estate Staging Photos, Becomes Hot Property

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.31.2015 | Fifty

No, she doesn't come with the house. Yolie Ball, an 86-year-old grandmother who's selling her home in Davenport, Florida, is now a hot property aft...

What Name Will Your Grandchildren Call You?

Teresa Kindred | Posted 05.23.2015 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

When you learn you are going to be a grandparent, one of the first things you may wonder about (after you get over feeling old) is what name will your grandchild call you.

Four Grandmas Discuss Their First Kisses, Can't Help But Smile At The Memory

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.11.2015 | Fifty

Time may soften some memories, but a first kiss isn't one of them. As proof, we offer up this adorable video of four grandmas being asked to recoun...

The True Story Behind 'Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer'

Oral Fixation | Posted 02.16.2015 | Comedy
Oral Fixation

I'm tempted to say that when I was growing up in Kentucky in the 1950s, Christmas was a simpler affair. But of course it was simpler -- I was a kid! I had no responsibility but to sit and wait for Christmas to happen.

My Grandmother Is, and Will Forever Be, a Proud Woman

Madeline Wahl | Posted 12.29.2014 | Women
Madeline Wahl

My grandmother will forever be a proud woman. She had such pride for her family and friends, her children and grandchildren, her nieces and nephew and everyone in between. My grandmother, ever the socialite, would take me by the hand and introduce me to her friends.

Yagana Shah

Grandparents' Facebook Fail Is The Most Hilarious Thing Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 09.12.2014 | Fifty

What do your grandparents have in common with a legendary hip-hop artist? A lot, actually. Well, at least Facebook thinks so. In the most adorable Fac...

Grandmothers: The Glue That Holds the Family Together

Honey Good | Posted 11.04.2014 | Fifty
Honey Good

My role is to be a grandmother to all 18 children. What I do for one, I do for all. It is my responsibility to keep them together as a harmonious unit. My relationship with each is on a very personal level.

I've Fallen in Love with Someone New: Happy Grandparents Day!

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 11.03.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

When I became a mother for the first time in 1980, there was no "use and care" manual that came with a newborn. Most of us just winged it

She Was Joy, Light, and Woohoo!

Donna Highfill | Posted 11.03.2014 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

magine riding through a neighborhood with the windows down, warm air blowing through your hair, and laughing hysterically as the driver yells, "Woohoo! Get out of our way!" while beeping the horn non-stop. Yea, that was my grandmom.

Spaced-Out Lady On The Train Is Transported To Another Galaxy

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.15.2014 | Weird News

The train is a place of philosophizing and contemplating the world and all that surrounds -- a meditative space that invites us to turn inward and ask...

Sharing Memories Of My Heroic Grandmother

Nav Dayanand | Posted 10.06.2014 | Fifty
Nav Dayanand

To much of the world, naani was anonymous. To me, she was and always will be extraordinary. Her smile was electric, her wisdom unparalleled, and her patience and tolerance enviable. With her passing, we lose a beacon of hope, one that symbolized triumph over war and despair and one who infused simplicity, dignity and relentless love. I so wish I had more time with her.