Inspiration

Learn to Forgive for Good

November 11, 2013
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Dr. Fred Luskin’s very readable book will help you understand why we hold onto our grievance stories, why we blame others, and how we can learn to forgive for good.

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Grandmother Power Celebrated in Museum Exhibit

October 25, 2013
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The Grand Rapids Public Museum opened an exhibit devoted to celebrating grandmothers. The exhibit is based on Paola Gianturco’s book Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon.

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Celebrating Grandparents Day with Grandmas

September 10, 2013
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Today’s grandmas are a different breed than our own grandmothers. They’re more active and engaged in activities that are changing the world.

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Grace, Under Pressure Gives Voice to Autistic Daughter

August 26, 2013
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Sophie Walker helped her daughter find self-esteem by embracing her autism and helped herself overcome depression by training to run a marathon.

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Grandmother Power is a Global Phenomenon

March 15, 2013
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Today’s grandmas are making a difference all over the world. Grandmother Power by Paola Gianturco profiles activist grandmothers in 15 countries on 5 continents.

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The Real Fountain of Youth: Being a Grandparent

January 14, 2013
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There is something thrilling about standing at opposite ends of a lifespan with your granddaughter: I, with so many years to reflect back on, and she, with her whole life ahead of her.

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White Elephant Exchange Livens Holiday Party

December 10, 2012
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I attended a white elephant gift exchange holiday party. White elephant gifts are tacky and sometimes strange. The idea is to to rid yourself of a tacky gift and invariably gain a new one!

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