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Grandmothers

Remembering My Grandmother On International Women's Day

Anna Waletzko | Posted 03.08.2017 | Women
Anna Waletzko

This International Women’s Day, and everyday since her passing, I remember my grandmother. When my grandfather died and great-grandmother died with...

Here's to you Mrs. Robinson!

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 01.20.2017 | Women
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

No matter what our political views, we can all admire and celebrate the grandmother-in-chief, Marian Lois Robinson.

The Granny Groupie -Chasing Her Dreams and Her Band Across the Globe

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 09.26.2016 | Good News
Arlene Nisson Lassin

It was her husband David's terminal illness and passing away at the young age of 60 that started Sandy Caley thinking that she needed to be kind to herself and live life to the fullest. Now a "semi-retired" widow who lives alone in Nottinghamshire, England, after raising three sons, she was ready to chase her deepest, most passionate dreams.

Celebrating 5 Generations Of Grandmas, Bubbes, Omas And Daughters

Lisa Rosenthal | Posted 09.18.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Rosenthal

My mother, my children's Bubbe, and my grandma Rose's daughter, was a New York City marathoner. In the 1970s and early 1980s, when running distances like that (26.2 miles) was considered unhealthy, unwise and kind of crazy.

How This Grandmother Broke The Mold At Age 87

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 09.10.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

She was a WWII war bride, married at age 17 and a mother at 20. She survived cancer in her 30s. The premature death of her mother. Financial reversals. Widowhood. Loss of hearing. And all three of her children moving away. And still, her spirit of adventure remains strong and vibrant.

The Pros And Cons Of Highlighting Hillary As 'Grandma'

Anthony Cirillo | Posted 08.10.2016 | Fifty
Anthony Cirillo

Did anyone mention that the Donald is a grandfather many times over? There have been plenty of presidents who were grandfathers, yet, the questions posed to Hillary were never posed to them. Age must define genders differently.

From Your Favorite Granddaughter

Karalyne Martinez | Posted 08.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Karalyne Martinez

I called you when I wanted to hear your voice Never forced to but always my choice Your baked goods and fridge stocked with coke was my fav Like the d...

86-Year-Old Woman Celebrates Birthday With 86th Great-Grandchild

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.13.2016 | Fifty

If you thought you had too many grandkids’ birthdays to remember, just imagine how Marie Frey feels. Frey celebrated her 86th birthday late last mon...

The Wicked Granny

Violeta Ayala | Posted 06.27.2016 | World
Violeta Ayala

Rosemerry Guarita, taking off like a Super Girl, La Paz, May 2016 ©PinchesGringos Rosemerry Guarita lost her dentures during the first protests by p...

These Grandmas Were So Adorably Excited When LeBron Finally Won

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.20.2016 | Sports

Call it a celebration for the ages. The LeBron James Grandmothers' Fan Club was in session Sunday in Akron, Ohio, to watch native son LeBron James lea...

Kris Jenner And Penelope Disick Had The Cutest Grandma And Me Moment

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 06.09.2016 | Style

Can you even keep up with the kute? While Kourtney Kardashian was off (maybe) celebrating National Best Friends day with Lindsay Lohan in London, Kris...

Why I Shared My Grandma's Death With Hollywood Producer Jerry Bruckheimer

Sarah Zapp | Posted 05.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Zapp

I'm in the middle of a meeting with Chunky at Soho House in West Hollywood, when my phone rings. It's my dad. I answer it at the table. (You're not s...

My Valorous Grandmother, the 'C' Word, and Me

Jeanine Russaw | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Jeanine Russaw

As the disease ran its course, her final stages of life left her a shadow of the high quality person she truly was. Though her brain cells had been ravaged by the sickness, she never ceased to make it clear how much she loved me.

Vintage Recipe Card Shows Just How Thoughtful Grandmas Can Be

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.06.2016 | Fifty

What's not to love about a recipe that's been handed down through the generations -- especially one that so thoughtfully advises against adding nuts b...

The Bond: Mothers & Daughters

Leslie Zinberg & Kay Ziplow | Posted 05.05.2016 | Fifty
Leslie Zinberg & Kay Ziplow

The Bond: Mother & Daughters join our co-founder Kay with a personal message The beauty of Mother's Day evokes a deeply warm and sensitized fee...

Warning: This Mother's Day Surprise Will Have You Sobbing

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.04.2016 | Fifty

We all know that grandmas are proud people, and mostly what they are proud of are their sons and daughters and grandkids -- even if they don't get to ...

100-Year-Old Granny Crushes Bridesmaid Duty At Granddaughter's Wedding

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 05.03.2016 | Good News

Martha Wallbank just created a new title for wedding parties: Centenarian of Honor. The 100-year-old grandmother recently appeared in her granddaughte...

Why Grandmothers Are So Important

Kristina Cappetta | Posted 04.28.2017 | Parents
Kristina Cappetta

Grandmothers just rock. Simply put. Mine sure did. So, don't let this "Hallmark Holiday" go by without giving those grandmothers some extra recognition. They sure do deserve it. As we all know, they won't be here forever.

#TalkToMe: 'I Wish I Had Known That Everything Would Turn Out Okay'

Joyce Maroney | Posted 04.06.2017 | Business
Joyce Maroney

My husband and I worked non-stop during our children's formative years, and they've both developed into remarkable, creative and self-sufficient human beings. There are a few things I wish I'd known then that I know now.

#TalkToMe: Making History for My Family

Courtney Reynolds | Posted 04.04.2017 | Fifty
Courtney Reynolds

"I always wanted my home to be a haven that my children, or my husband and I, could run to, particularly when the outside world caved in on us..."

What Children's Books Are Getting Wrong When It Comes To Grandparents

Deborah Drezon Carroll | Posted 03.28.2017 | Fifty
Deborah Drezon Carroll

Few things in life are simultaneously joyful and infuriating. But, reading to my 3-year-old grandson Avery is just that. While I'm crazy about snuggling that sweet boy and enjoying terrific children's literature together, from time to time I cringe.

The Reason I Write -- And Write

Diana M. Raab | Posted 03.23.2017 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

Many people ask me when I knew I wanted to be a writer. The fact is that writing chose me. In fact, most writers will confess that they write because they have to write, not necessarily because they want to write.

Love Now, With No Regrets Later

Todd Uterstaedt | Posted 03.04.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Todd Uterstaedt

The sights and sounds of my grandmother's house started at the top of the rickety stairs on her back porch. There was always a wooden crate full of mu...

Why Life Just Gets So Much Better After 50

PK Read | Posted 03.03.2017 | Fifty
PK Read

I was more cynical in my 20s than I am now, and I don't miss how the anticipation of the new was always tinged with the anxiety of getting something wrong. The only things I really miss about youth are skin elasticity, my natural hair color, and a higher metabolism.

How To Teach Your Grandchildren To Be Happy

Honey Good | Posted 03.01.2017 | Fifty
Honey Good

I think all grandmothers can be instrumental in helping their grandchildren be happy. Yes, grandchildren can be taught happiness skills.