As a Child of Holocaust Survivors, I Have Experienced My Parents’ Extreme Trauma and Severe Shock

When you are a child of Holocaust survivors, when Holocaust Remembrance Day comes around again, you can remember vividly the year before that and the year before that.  You read articles about the Holocaust again or you try not to read them.  You read again about the myths of anti-Semitism and the rise of anti-Semitism. […]

This Boomer Grandma’s Freedom

Being a Boomer child in America, I have lived though decades of great change and opportunity that made the American dream possible. This Grandma was a working mother, part time and mostly full time.  There was never any time for Grandma.  Every moment seemed to belong to everyone else.  And being a Holocaust survivors’ child […]

Grandmas Do Have A Responsibility After All

This Grandma’s mantra is that grandparenting should be no responsibility and all joy.  After all, we did our best to be responsible parents and now we have the parents of our children to be responsible. I read Mama Sass’s column in the Miami Herald, March 29, 2014, “Sharing Family Stories Enriching for Children.”  She wrote […]