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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

What should my grandchild call me?

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

Who should babysit my baby?

Dear Grandma Maggie,

My husband and I are expecting our first baby and moved 30 minutes away from our hometown to be closer to work. We figured this would give us extra time in the morning and after work to have at home with the baby, in hopes of getting a nice routine worked out. Read More

Mother-in-law wants my baby to be HER religion. Help!

Dear Grandma,

I can’t seem to get my mother-in-law to back off and respect my parenting skills and religion. I’m of one religion and happy about it. She has left this religion and is now Born-Again. All she wants is my daughter to follow in her religion and do the very thing she does best: hurt people with a book. Read More