grandmothering love


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  • n. The grandmotherly behaviour of a grandmother towards her grandchildren


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  • Dr Rufus Johnstone, from the Department of Zoology at the University of Cambridge, and co-author of the study, said, "This isn't likely to be the only factor relevant to the evolution of 'grandmothering' and menopause, but it does give us an idea why it is restricted to so few species in the animal kingdom."

    Medindia Health News

  • She chose Watson -- who was granted NARM certification through a "grandmothering" process -- to deliver her baby.

    Chicago Reader

  • Nancy Freeman has a weekly program on Access Tucson community TV, "Water Facts," and is executive director of the Groundwater Awareness League, bringing "grandmothering" to Arizona.

    Tucson Citizen

  • "grandmothering" each cup to keep it from slipping about, then warming them with a little hot water, then putting in the beautiful yellow cream, the sugar, and the nice rich brown tea, all in the particular way grandmother liked it done.

    Grandmother Dear A Book for Boys and Girls

  • In illuminating, unsentimental essays, 27 writers offer up insights on the tricky art of grandmothering.

    Eye of My Heart by Barbara Graham: Book summary

  • Mothering and grandmothering have been the most sublime experiences of my life.

    Nada Logan Stotland, M.D., MPH: Abortion Trauma: The Myth

  • I can't even entertain that thought - not after seeing the joy that grandmothering brought to my own mom.

    Jane Ganahl: The Grandma Jones

  • Wow, amazing article in the NY Times and I am simultaneously horrified and impressed with your mother's grandmothering style.

    All About My Mother

  • Perhaps more attentive to grammar and less likely to use cutesy cyberspeak, heh. older bloggers expound on topics as varied as poetry and politics, gardening and grandmothering.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • She could care less about grandmothering this little girl.

    CNN Transcript May 2, 2007


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