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

Oral Fixation | Posted 12.18.2014 | 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 10.29.2014 | 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.

10 Lessons My Grandmother Taught Me

Ashley Massis | Posted 09.24.2014 | Women
Ashley Massis

My grandma had a very large heart, and she sacrificed greatly to always make sure that her family came first and remained in a stable place.

"How to Babysit a Grandma"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.22.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house we go. My granddaughter, Chloe, doesn't have to take such a circuitous r...

Sarah Barness

He Promised He'd Shave His Beard For Grandma's 100th Birthday

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Barness | Posted 07.10.2014 | Fifty

"Had a beard for 4 years. And for 4 years Grandma has disliked it," says Scott Cleveland in his video description. "I promised I'd shave it for her 10...

One Man's Junk Is a Gramma's Stained Glass Treasure

Honey Good | Posted 08.24.2014 | Fifty
Honey Good

From the time I was a little girl I had a love of beautiful objects ranging from the material to the natural. A sunset over the Pacific Ocean or a material item brings equal joy.

How Do You Measure a Grandma's Legacy?

Diana Grycan | Posted 07.28.2014 | Fifty
Diana Grycan

I approached my grandmother with my desperate desire to have this doll. My grandmother always had what she called her "kinipple" stashed away in her purse that she hid behind the living room drapes

Yagana Shah

9 Sweet Alternatives To 'Grandma' And 'Grandpa'

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.27.2014 | Fifty

Grandparents love chiming in on baby names for their grandkids -- but there's just one thing that's more important to a grandma or grandpa-to-be: what...

WATCH: Woman's Unreal Reaction To Learning She's Going To Be A Grandma

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 05.22.2014 | Fifty

Sometimes, good news is a little overwhelming. For the mother of Lisa Englert -- who got a surprise Valentine's Day card from her unborn grandchild...

My Granddaughter Was Bullied: The Story of Skylar

Honey Good | Posted 07.14.2014 | Parents
Honey Good

Skylar was bullied because of her size. It started in middle school. From the time she was a little girl, she was head's taller than the other children in her class. She was vulnerable to bully attacks. The bullies took little time going after their prey.

Kids' Fake-Out Gets Grandma Super Pissed (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 05.12.2014 | Weird News

You really shouldn't mess with grandma, especially when it comes to her favorite sports team. In a video uploaded to YouTube and making the rounds ...

A Bittersweet Mother's Day

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Carolyn Anderson

This Mother's Day will be my third year without my beloved mom and my sixth as a mother myself. I miss my mom everyday, but there are certain days -- like her birthday, Christmas and Mother's Day -- when her absence is felt more strongly.

How I Passed on My Childhood History and Values to My Grandchildren

Honey Good | Posted 07.06.2014 | Fifty
Honey Good

Learning to value their history through their grandmother's eyes and to hear your stories will be "a keepsake" they will keep in their minds and hearts forever.

6 Lessons I'm Proud To Say I Learned From My Mom

Jennifer Benjamin | Posted 07.06.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Benjamin

Yes, my mom has encouraged me to enjoy this time, but she's also very honest about how freaking hard it is to be home with your kids every day.

A Lesson From My Grandma In The Miracle Of Life

Meredith Franco Meyers | Posted 06.29.2014 | Parents
Meredith Franco Meyers

Sometime during that first week of the new year, as I thought very deeply about my grandmother's influence on my life, knowing her light was fading, I began to feel sick and very, very tired.

Yagana Shah

The 15 Best Texts Grandparents Ever Sent

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.14.2014 | Fifty

First comes the Facebook request, and then come texts, as far as grandparents are concerned. If you haven't noticed already, older people are becoming...

Worried Grandma Helps Lead Cops To 115 Hostages In Texas Home

Newser | Posted 03.25.2014 | Crime

Houston police last Wednesday uncovered a grim building covered in human waste and packed with 115 people held hostage inside. Court papers filed in t...

Teen's Instagram Tribute To His Sick Great Grandma Needs No Filter

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 03.14.2014 | Good News

When Louisville, Ky., teen, Zach Belden, created an Instagram account for his great grandma, he had no idea how big of a following it would attract, W...

Yagana Shah

These Real-Life Badass Grandmas Will Make Your Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.10.2014 | Fifty

Forget the stereotype of sweet little grandmas who spend their days knitting in rocking chairs and living in fear of having their purses stolen. G...