The Best 2021 Holiday Presents for Our Preteen, Teenage, and College Aged Grandchildren and What They Want As Presents for The Holidays 2021

In 2014, I wrote a post, “What Our Grandchildren Want as Presents. Then I did not have college aged grandchildren or teenaged grandchildren. It is hard for me to believe that I have a grandchild in college, much less grandchildren in high school and middle school. Much of what I wrote in 2014 holds for […]

The 2019 Most Popular Baby Names Have Few Surprises But the Biggest Surprise is How The Impact Of Current Affairs and The Coronavirus Have Overshadowed the Announcement

This Grandma loves seeing the Social Security Administration’s listing of the most popular baby names of the year.  If you put the term “baby names” into “search this site,” on www.grandmother-blog.com, you will see all the previous most popular baby names going back seven years! Usually there are so many articles about the baby names […]

What Will Our Grandchildren Remember About Living Through The Coronavirus Pandemic COVID-19 and How To Memorialize their Memories With Them and For Them

During this time of the coronavirus pandemic, my dear friends and I reminisce about our childhoods and early adulthoods and the significant events that have been seared into our memories.  Most seem to put President John F. Kennedy’s assassination among the top memories.  We can remember where we were when we got the news.  We […]