Grandfamilies: Hints for Hosting a Houseful

Cadence, Daphne, and Sawyer, “Playing” the Piano. April 2014. Last week we looked into being good guests when visiting the kids and grandkids. A friend suggested I write about hosting the kids and grandkids, which seemed like a splendid idea to me.  Some ideas: Figure out where they’ll stay. If your son tells you that he […]


Little Tutors

Silliness with My Nephew and Niece. Craig, Allison, Me. February, 2011. In Loving Memory of Maxine Peebles Downs, June 20, 1918-August 20, 1982. My grandmother taught me important things. I never considered that she may have learned something from grandmothering me. Lessons for Lala The little ones who surround me in this season of life […]


>Little Tutors

> Silliness with My Nephew and Niece. Craig, Allison, Me. February, 2011. In Loving Memory of Maxine Peebles Downs, June 20, 1918-August 20, 1982. My grandmother taught me important things. I never considered that she may have learned something from grandmothering me. Lessons for Lala The little ones who surround me in this season of […]


Little Tutors

Silliness with My Nephew and Niece. Craig, Allison, Me. February, 2011. In Loving Memory of Maxine Peebles Downs, June 20, 1918-August 20, 1982. My grandmother taught me important things. I never considered that she may have learned something from grandmothering me. Lessons for Lala The little ones who surround me in this season of life […]


Little Tutors

Silliness with My Nephew and Niece. Craig, Allison, Me. February, 2011. In Loving Memory of Maxine Peebles Downs, June 20, 1918-August 20, 1982. My grandmother taught me important things. I never considered that she may have learned something from grandmothering me. Lessons for Lala The little ones who surround me in this season of life […]