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Boomer Grandparenting: Able to Leap Tall Continents at A Single Bound

February 28, 2013

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    When my daughter and her husband of one year moved to London, I thought the worst had happened to me.  Then, within a year, she was pregnant. The loss factor multiplied. Then my first grandson, Jonah, was born. Suddenly, the romantic notion I had always had of grandparents and grandchildren living in close […]

Video Chat Me Up

December 28, 2011

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An astute fan of mine, sometimes called Sande, other times called my son-in-law’s dad, alerted me to a piece in the NY Times about how family traditions have gone the way of everything else: into some virtual alternate universe world in which things just magically appear that look real but are probably figments of my […]