It takes nurturing and discipline to raise grandchildren who are struggling with the absence or loss of a parent
By Sylvie de Toledo, LCSW/BCD
Henrietta Casper has a problem. Her 15-year-old grandson is defiant and disrespectful. When she tells him he can’t go out at night, he just walks [...]
Besides fame, what do Willie Nelson, Carol Burnett, Jack Nicholson, and Oprah have in common? They were all raised by grandparents.
Willie warned mommas to not let their babies grow up to be cowboys. To explore his musical talents was what Willie’s grandparents helped him do. If you’re a Boomer, you surely remember every ending [...]
I don’t remember being in love with my grandfather. When I was in my forties, my aunt would recount to me the love notes I wrote him and how I used to pat his cheeks with my small fingers while sitting in his lap. He loved it and I don’t remember.
My memories of living [...]