My daughter’s ex won’t pay for a thing!

Dear Grandma Maggie,

My daughter has a 6 year old disabled son. She is not married. She finished college and is now in law school. She went thru hell to get where she is. I quit work to help her even moved near to law school with my husband. Read More

My husband is not happy I’m pregnant.

Hi Grandma Maggie,

I’d like to get an unbiased opinion. My husband of 3 years and I have a blended family. I am 39 and he is 38. From a previous marriage, I have an 11 yr old girl and 8 yr old boy and my husband has a 16 yr old girl and 15 yr old boy. Read More

Two Unique Animal Books for Curious Children

The two books that I’m going to review today are from the group of books recommended by our local children’s librarian, Jo. These two really don’t have much in common other than they both have animals as a theme. But I really wanted to share them with you since I found them to be delightful and entertaining. Read More

How do I deal with my girlfriend’s ex?

Ma’am:

I’m a 23-year-old man and I live with my twin sister and her husband in the house in which she and I grew up. I was thrilled months ago when I discovered that they were expecting triplets! My trouble lies with my fiancé or, rather, her 4 y/o son, Milo, who lives with her most of the time. Read More

Baby Name Urban Legends

Just like all lore, there are baby names myths and legends that have been perpetuated in our society. Surely you or someone who knows someone who went to school with those twins Lemonjello and Orangejello. Every time I announce they’re not real I get emails saying “They are real! Read More

Should I get a nanny?

Hi Grandma.

My name is Samantha. I am a single-mom working at a local doctor’s office. I am also 7 months pregnant with a beautiful baby girl and I have another girl too, who is 3. I am getting a little worried about taking care of two children, especially one that will need to be held 24/7, and one that is wild and very curious. Read More