Posts Tagged ‘Grandma’


National Grandparents Day

On the first Sunday after Labor Day, Americans celebrate Grandparents Day, a holiday honoring grandparents and the elderly for their many important contributions to the family as well as society in general. Who created Grandparents Day? In 1970, Marian McQuade – mother of 15 children, 40 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren, as well as a staunch advocate and activist for senior citizens – began campaigning for a day officially recognizing grandparents. Due to her work, in 1973, West Virginia became the first state to recognize Grandparents Day, and in 1978, U.S. President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the first Sunday after Labor Day to be National Grandparents Day. Grandparents Day has become an Click to Read more…

“Mom’s of all Flavors”

“Brother from another Mother” We’ve all heard the saying and yes, you may not admit it but at some time or another you’ve actually said it, “my brother from another Mother”, it’s catchy.  With the growing number of non-traditional family roles there are many “motherly” relationships to consider and acknowledge in addition to good old Mom like your Mother in Law , Step Mom, Godmother , Foster Mom , Birth Mom , Both of my Moms, like a Mother to me, and many more! This is a wonderful time to remember not only your own Mom but other special females in your life who happen to be Mothers too, like Click to Read more…