“Our shared experience of vulnerability erases the age and gender differences between the young mothers and me.”
Tor Constantino shares 4 insights, drawn from the depths of loss, for happier, healthier parenting.
He may not be ready for the title of “Grandfather,” but Cliff Townsend has found a powerful teacher in his son’s son.
An Irish grandfather wrote to his five grandchildren just months before his death—the advice is beautiful, poignant and brave.
Vaughan Granier reflects on the beauty of having 3 generations under one roof.
“Being a grandparent is like all the joy of being a parent, multiplied, with minimal responsibilities.”
This is a comment by bobbt on the post “Grandfatherhood: A Baggage-Free Relationship”.
Russell Kesler welcomes a family member who has not yet arrived.
We can’t make it happen, but becoming a grandparent brings the gift of unconditional love from another human being.
“A tree doesn’t rid itself of its rings.” Brandon Ferdig is shaken by the death of his grandmother, and chooses to remember how her life connected with his.
Grandpa prankster shifts strategies in scaring another generation
The first thing I discovered in the King’s Canyon wilderness was that I am not as good a man as I thought myself to be.
This is a comment by HappyGoLuckyBrightNSunny on the post “F**k Yeah! Parenting Advice from A Foul-Mouthed Father”.
Boy babies and girl babies, CJ Kaplan writes, are both worth the wait.