Parenting & Childcare Advice
Peggy Moss (1933-2014), also known as Grandma Maggie, penned a parenting column on this site for many years. Back by popular demand, we are republishing the column, sharing with you the best of Grandma Maggie’s parenting and childcare advice.
Unfortunately Grandma Maggie is no longer able to take questions.
My daughter is having a baby. The baby will call my mum (its greatgrandmother) “Nanny.” The baby will call my daughter’s mother-in-law Granny. My name is Lilbet and I want to be called something other than grandma since I’m 39. Can you suggest something, please? [Read more...]
I have two children, Josie 4 and Ike 2. They are both very nice children. The only thing is that my husband and I have recently found out that I am pregnant. The baby is due in February. I want to tell Josie especially, but I don’t know how she’ll react. [Read more...]
My 16 year old stepson spends all of his time playing video games..specifically XBox Live…against players all over the world. His dad doesn’t see anything wrong with this but I am concerned that he is addicted. He sometimes stays up all night playing, even on school nights. [Read more...]
I have a two year old daughter who doesn’t talk like she should. Most kids her age that I know are talking well and she still uses baby talk. She is very smart and catches onto stuff quickly. She knows how to turn the TV off, put a dvd in the dvd player, and play with a boxed set of kinects. [Read more...]