GRAND Magazine - July/August 2011 - (Page 8)

grand central * A grand by any other name Actress Goldie Hawn is “Glam-Ma” to her grandson Ryder, reports The New York Times. To Goldie, the word grandmother had “connotations of old age and decrepitude.... My son Oliver decided I should be called ‘GlamMa,’ which I thought was quite brilliant and made us all laugh so hard.” Blythe Danner is “Lalo” to granddaughter Apple, but she wanted to be called “Woof,” says daughter Gwyneth Paltrow: “My mom’s hot and she didn’t want to be called Grandma.” Psssssst: Is being called “Grandma” okay with you, or did you choose another moniker? Email us about it! 8 GRAND JULY AUG 2011 A meeting of g What’s in your thoughts today? GRANDMagazine’s online game pick! It’s Ohanarama. Check it out for yourself. This is a fun, safe way to make memories playing games online with your grandkids. You can invite other members of your ohana (Hawaiian for “family”) to join in. Play the video and give it a free test drive. 13 secrets for caregivers If you are the caregiver of an elderly parent, you know how overwhelming it can be. Here are two great helps: “13 Secrets that Make Caregiving Easier” and “An Addition to Your Caregiving Team: Your Parent’s Grandchildren,” courtesy of AgingCare. com, an online community that connects caregivers to other caregivers and local resources.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - July/August 2011

GRAND - July/Aug 2011
Grand Treasure Hunt
Table of Contents
Grand View
Grand Central
American Pride (and Peace of Mind)
The Golden Now
Cover Story: The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Grandparenting
2011 Awards for Best Grandparenting Books
Bite Your Tongue?
Grand Products
Extraordinary Grands: Claudia Timbo
Grand Families: Going Through the Fire
Birds Do It
Grandparent Rights: Brainwashing Hannah
Teaching Kindness by Example
Getting Creative with Childhood Obesity
Toys ’n Tech
“Whadya Say??”
Grand Finale
The Big Reveal
Op Ed: Same-Sex Marriage, Pro or No?
Kinship Care Resources
Find Fun Things to Do

GRAND Magazine - July/August 2011