Grandparents Day for a Child Without One
My friend, Jody, told me her son, Austin, was crying because he no longer had any living grandparents to take to Grandparents Day at school. He lost his grandfather earlier in the year.
I have known Austin since the day he was born and could not stand it that he was heartbroken. I told Jody to have him call me. I would go as his grandparent. When Austin called, I asked him, “Do you want a young grandmother or an old one?”
In my mid-forties at the time, I prepared to be a young grandmother but as luck would have it, he asked for “old!”
I told him, “Old is what you want, old is what you will get!” Continue Reading