Dec 30, 2019
In this episode, Emily examines how real surrogate grandparenting works in an imaginary world--a living history museum where it's always 1836, and the townspeople included Emily's children. (Photo: Asa Gauen)
SHOW NOTES--AND LOTS OF PICTURES!
Here's Emily with Betsy Gerard:
Above Betsy's couch hangs this Tasha Tudor...
Dec 15, 2019
Emily talks with a couple who have loved a family as surrogate grandparents, filling a void and finding joy in the role they chose. And she interviews the author of "Tiny, Perfect Things," about what a grandfather and his granddaughter see while walking slowly and looking carefully.
Dec 1, 2019
Sometimes the gift-giving season can be overwhelming when shopping for grandchildren. Listen as Emily talks to an out-of-town grandmother who has to weigh the pros and cons of shipping items or ordering online, and then learn something from a store owner about supporting local businesses throughout the holiday...
Sep 14, 2019
Hear Emily's guests from Season 1 describe the traditions handed
down from their grandparents, now put in the hands of their
grandchildren. Emily's essay is about a family game that's been
running for 80 years, and we preview Season 2 of The Grand
--Interviews: Grand Traditions
--The Stretch It Takes: Jenkins...
Sep 2, 2019
Creating time and space to be one-on-one with a grandchild pays
great relationship rewards. Hear how several grandparents approach
special vacations and activities. Also:
--The Stretch It Takes: Time Alone With Nana.
--Passing Along Your Passions: Scuba Diving.
--Arts for Grands: Getting To Know You
The Stretch It...