Death is one of the hardest topics to bring up with your child, no matter their age. But telling your preschooler that your parent has died adds another challenge -- she is old enough to think about and miss her grandparent, but too young to grasp the permanency of death.
"Grandma, did you ever look nice?" That was the question posed by my then six-year old granddaughter whose other grandma is petite with thick, long blonde hair and who can dance better than Britney Spears. "Yes", I answered, but the question stuck in my craw like a sharp fishbone. Yes, people used to say I was beautiful, but that was a very long time ago.
Check out these hot ladies who give us hope that 60 really is the new 40. You may be surprised who's actually hit senior citizen status already!
Grandmalogic: Your relationship with your daughter has more impact on her than you may think....
Grandmalogic: Here's a reality check for grandparents everywhere.
Grandmalogic: Transitioning from "Ma" to "Grandma" can be a huge change. Our expert gives some ways to make the transition an easier one.
Are your grandchildren sleeping over? We've got some valuable information you need to know!
Grandmalogic: Need something fun to do with your grandkids during the holiday? We have some great ideas!
Want to buy your grandkids toys that they'll really love? Check these out!
Does one woman's "do" mean she has to start acting like "a Grandma?"...
These tips could save your grandkids' lives!
Wanna be a good mom or a good grandma? Follow each other's lead!
A great parent gets their kids involved with the great GRANDparents!
Attention, grandmas: Your grandchild is changing fast -- and so is her toy chest!
Every year since from my high school graduation until her death last year my grandmother, Laura Dworkin spent a week with me no matter where I lived. (Except the year I lived in Jerusalem in a four story walk up.) It was our week -- just the two of us to spend time getting to know one another.
You never know what you're going to get.
Surfing the Internet gives elderly people serious brain power.
Experts say sex in nursing homes is skyrocketing -- with some very scary consequences.