Becoming a Grandmother

You are on marginal land, picking your way over ground that lies between motherhood and being a respected "tribal ... being, when you were pregnant and after the birth of the baby, becoming a grandmother constitutes a life passage.

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Get Ready to Be a Grandmother

Take advantage of an esprit de corps with other strong women becoming grandmothers. If you are lucky enough to live in the same area as your pregnant child, the optimum activity is to take a class together. You certainly don't want to ...

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How To Be a Grandmother

Difference Between Being A Mother And Being A Grandmother Grandparents don't have to do the things they did as parents and this can sometimes be difficult for grandmothers to comprehend. We are used to mothering our children and even ...

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Scrapbook of Secrets

“You know,” Annie spoke up quietly, “I don't think it would be easy to be the mother of a gay person.” They all looked at her. ... Sheila was thinking about becoming a grandmother, and she was preparing for her first baby.

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Saul and Patsy

“Delia, you shouldn't be romanticizing Summer's going to be over, and you'll have to get your life back. ... strange thing to have happened to me, Patsy, it's a strange thing to have happened to a nice Jewish girl, being a grandmother.

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The Luminous Darkness

... her mother dreams of becoming a grandmother, one reflects the other and, typically for Fosse, refutes the feeling ... It is rare that a meeting between a child and a parent is described without the child's life horizon being framed ...

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One in Five

I should know: I was a special ed teacher before becoming a principal.” A Feisty Grandmother Takes Control of Her Granddaughter's Education It's not always easy being a grandparent. Ask Nancy, a college-educated, retired special ...

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Psychosocial Adaptation to Pregnancy

On the other hand, if a grandmother tends to be critical, interfering, or controlling, she probably still sees her daughter as a child. A grandmother's inability to respect the independence of her daughter may be caused by ...

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