All you have to do is make a conscious decision to slow down long enough -- not so easy this time of year, I admit -- to simply talk with your children about the grandparents they no longer have in their lives.
Throughout much of history, mothers were the center of a daughter's universe. But as young women join the world their fathers know, it's a whole new age of possibility for a daughter-father relationship.
'Tis the Season to be Jolly, right? I see reminders everywhere that I should be happy! But what happens if the month of December serves not only to remind you of all things Merry -- but of all the people you've lost?