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Cool Grandmothers

Hillary For President 2016, Not Hillary For Grandma

Kristen Houghton | Posted 07.06.2014 | Fifty
Kristen Houghton

Mitt Romney was surrounded by grandkids during his presidential run and no one ever ventured the question, let alone the thought, that he might not be a good grandfather or was not involved enough in their lives. But 66, for a woman in the political arena (and other arenas as well), is a different story. Unlike a man, a woman's "shelf-life" seems to be limited when she is described, even in her 60s, as a grandmother.

64 and Having A Baby -­‐ Week 14

Linda Bergman | Posted 04.02.2012 | Fifty
Linda Bergman

I may consider myself chic and hip, but the truth is I have injected more Botox than the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, my hearing is going and I can barely lift my purse since my spine surgery. How am I going to hear or pick up a baby?

On Becoming a Grandmother

Elizabeth Lesser | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Lesser

A friend asked me if becoming a grandmother made me feel old. I didn't know what to say. It's not that it makes me feel young. Rather, it makes me know what matters; it wakes me up.

Cool Grannies: The Secret To Their Success

The Guardian | Joanna Moorhead | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

No previous generation of grandmothers has contained such a high percentage of women who either worked while raising their kids or returned to work wh...