GRANDCHILDREN

The Hole in His P.J.’s

The Hole in His P.J.’s

By The Elderberries

The mother of the house was not much for sewing. So when Grandma came to visit, she brought her sewing kit. She enjoyed doing the family’s mending. She was serving her family in a routine, but important, way. One time,…

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The Appreciative Playmate

The Appreciative Playmate

By The Elderberries

Mom and the three other siblings went out someplace. Grandma came over to babysit with the middle child, an active 4-year-old boy. They both enjoyed the rare one-on-one playdate. She sprawled out on the floor playing cars and trucks with…

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Life Is a Gas With Grandchildren

Life Is a Gas With Grandchildren

By The Elderberries

She had 12 grandchildren, ages 29 to 5. She loved to hear from each and every one of them, all across the country. She had a lot of granddaughters in a row, and many more girls than boys on the…

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Thoughtful Birthday Girl

Thoughtful Birthday Girl

By The Elderberries

Our daughter Maddy got a “Grammy” award! That is, she received a birthday gift from her grandmother. They are the best kind. One of the grammies got Maddy a cute little shirt for her birthday. It’s hot pink. In sparkly…

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Life With the 3 Stooges (3 Grandsons)

Life With the 3 Stooges (3 Grandsons)

By The Elderberries

By Grandpa Jack* This anecdote reminds me of the old Three Stooges bit, when someone holds a hand over a stick of soft butter, at which time the defendant smacks that hand into the butter, and to the delight of…

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