I Am A Grand Parent

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    Worry... From Parent To Grandparent

    Is there an imaginary cutoff period when offspring become accountable for their own actions? Is there some wonderful moment when parents can become detached spectators in the lives of their children and shrug, 'It's Their life,' and feel nothing? When I was in my twenties, I...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    2 Responses Oct 5, 2010

    Some Words Of Wisdom..

      4. A grandmother was telling her little granddaughter what her own childhood was like: "We used to skate outside on a pond. I had a swing made from a tire, it hung from a tree in our front yard. We rode our pony. We picked wild raspberries in the woods." The...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Dec 21, 2009

    Brag Book

    Being a grand parent gives you the chance to air your Brag Book. It doesn't matter how old the grand child is as long as you have an ear that will listen to you . My Brag Page today is about my eldest grandson... He is in his second year as a fully fledged Lawyer/solicitor. Last...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    4 Responses May 30, 2010

    Out Of The Mouths Of Babes

      . She was in the bathroom, putting on her makeup, under the watchful eyes of her young granddaughter, as she'd done many times before.. After she applied her lipstick and started to leave, the little one said, "But Gramma, you forgot to kiss the toilet paper good-bye...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    9 Responses Dec 21, 2009

    To day, (April 12th),

    my youngest Grandy turns 21. Wow, doesn't that make me feel old!!..... No, I can remember back 21 years ago, and thinking, " I pray that I will see her reach her majority", and now I thank God that I have. She has been a delight, amazed us with her choice of careers, from being...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Apr 11, 2014
    047Ronin 047Ronin
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Mar 8, 2014

    When You Get To My Age !!

    My trivia on the number 1 (one) I was born in 1941 married in 1961 my angel son born in 1971 my twin grandies born in 1991 my 50th birthday in 1991 my brother passed in 2001 aged 61 this year my twin grandies turned 21 this year I turn 71 Can we add to this touch of...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    1 Response Sep 4, 2012

    More Words Of Wisdom

      9. When my grandson asked me how old I was, I teasingly replied, "I'm not sure..." "Look in your underwear, Grandpa," he advised, "mine says I'm 4 to 6."10. A second grader came home from school and said to her grandmother, "Grandma, guess what? We learned how to make...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Jan 5, 2010

    A Complex World!!

    The world is just getting too complex for me. They even mess me up every time I go to the grocery store. You would think they could settle on something themselves but this sudden "Paper or plastic?" every time I check out just knocks me for a loop. I bought some of those cloth...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Nov 11, 2011

    Retirement And Recreation Centre.

     Retarded Grandparents(this was actually reported by a teacher)After Christmas, a teacher asked her young pupils how they spent their holidays away from school.One child wrote the following.We always used to spend the holidays with Grandma and Grandpa.They used to live in a...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2010

    The Big 21.

    Last Monday my twin grandies turned 21. It doesn't seem that long ago, that I drove their mum, (my daughter) to hospital for the delivery. What a ride that was!!!!!! The family are celebrating this coming week-end, but until then I have girl grandy as a house guest, we are...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Aug 30, 2012

    Walking frames

    Am I the only person out here that has a fear of these contraptions? I feel sorry for the people that need them to get around, but WHY do they think that they have the right of way when it's plain that they will not fit between a narrow space. The other night, one such woman...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    3 Responses Jul 30, 2011

    Me.. Again

    Well an up-date on the dentist side, on the waiting list... ulcers still hanging around...ouch. Since my last post I have had two blood tests, my doctor is very thorough, and a wonderful comfort. I have just heard from her since my last test, I have to attend an appointment made...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Jun 24, 2011

    Nativity Mix-up

    Young Jack came home from kinder all excited because of a story he had been told by his teacher. "We heard about this man called Joseph and his wife, Mary, and they walked around with a donkey and when it got dark they went into a shed where the donkey gave birth to a baby." Jack...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Dec 7, 2010

    Spoilt Kids Assaulting Parents.

    As a grand parent, I can say I'm grateful that I have had my time bringing up my own family in a less stressful world than my children have to deal with now. The following was in our daily newspaer recently: Children are becoming increasingly violent towards their parents when...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2011

    Me

    The last few months have been sort of lost to me, I suffer with arthritis, it started about three years ago in my fingers. It has travelled practically all through my body, the last being my face and mostly the jaw!! Tomorrow I am to attend a Dental Clinic to hopefully be fitted...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    1 Response May 11, 2011

    Some Words Of Wisdom..

      4. A grandmother was telling her little granddaughter what her own childhood was like: "We used to skate outside on a pond. I had a swing made from a tire, it hung from a tree in our front yard. We rode our pony. We picked wild raspberries in the woods." The...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    Dec 21, 2009
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