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Grandparents Cry Twice


Recently, I read an article in the AARP December 2013/January 2014 magazine titled, “The Forgotten Mourners.”  The article included comments from the grandparents of children who died in the Newtown school shooting. One set of grandparents said, “We have been trying to cope with our own grief, but what hurts the most is seeing our […]



A Power Struggle A Chinese proverb says, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”  One such journey began nearly twenty-five years ago.  At that time my husband and I made a decision that the family would relocate to a new home.  We invited Grandma (my husband’s mother) to move in with […]