GRAND Magazine - Spring 2021 - 11

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Something old and something new
REVIEW BY EMILY MORGAN

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11 GRAND

Spring 2021

here is nothing like being a grandmother.
Absolutely nothing. But it isn't always
buttercups and roses. We can, as grandmothers, sometimes find ourselves stuck in
the weeds and the thickets. Barbara Graham's
book, Eye of My Heart, is the canon for those
of us who are experiencing the breadth and
depth of grandparenting. Approached with
humor and pathos, the book tackles issues
such as learning to muzzle our responses,
embracing adopted grandchildren, giving up
on being the perfect grandmother, and grappling with mother-daughter tensions.
Graham invites 27 writers - some wellknown - some under assumed names - to
talk about " the hidden pleasure and perils of
being a grandmother, " as the book is subtitled. Her book of essays is unorthodox and engaging. It
bobs between the philosophical and the sentimental. And
in what sometimes can be an ageist world, it encourages
us that there are others who feel the same way and whose
voice is out there for us to hear. It is a comfort to grandmothers who recognize that being a grandparent is not
much different than being a parent - we learn as we go,
and we love as we learn. But this time, we get to do it on
our terms with all that entails - the good, the bad, and the
sometimes not-so-pretty.

Watch this video " Eye of My Heart "
edited by Barbara Graham

Emily Morgan hosts The
GrandLife Podcast, an
exploration of grandparenting,
the relationships within the
role, and the ways in which
our grandparenting impacts
our children--and their
children.


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