Monthly Archives: March 2012

New pregnancy trends–babymoons, push presents, maternity pics

There are some new prenancy trends I’ve heard about from my young childbearing friends.  Frankly when I first heard about them I was a bit put off–they seemed over indulgent.  But then I had a long conversation with my daughter.  … Continue reading

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Using technology to stay in touch with grandkids

My grandchildren, unfortunately, don’t live next door.  They don’t even live in the same state.  Two live in Arlington, VA and one lives in Sunny Isles, FL.  I try to see them as much as possible but sometimes a few … Continue reading

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Strict parent, relaxed grandparent?

I was reading a 1964 article about grandparenting styles in the library the other day and it made me wonder if my style of grandparenting is different than my style of parenting. When my kids were younger I heard friends … Continue reading

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