My name is Elaine, but five of my favorite people call me Gramma Mac!
An award-winning writer, author, blogger, and columnist, I love to celebrate grandparenting, and have been doing so since my my first grandchild – now a teenager – was born. To read more of my “back story,” click here.
I am passionate about discovering and sharing resources with other grandparents, empowering them to intentionally create memories and build relationships with their grands.
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“I never even knew my dad cared about me,” he said, as we snuggled and kissed good night. My heart nearly burst with emotion. How can a boy grow to be a man without knowing his dad even cares?I had been fortunate. Divorce was a word I’d only heard. Not something I’d lived through. Not something...
Why is it…my best thoughts come easily - as gushing waters - when I’m without a pen and paper to record them? That’s just not right. Not for a writer, at least. As the toasty warm water washed through my freshly shampooed (and astonishingly thin) hair this morning God gave me a pep talk....
After the 2020 Christmas Creche Countdown is the Great Creche Takedown - it's time to bring out the tubs and the blister wrap bags and get packing! This really is quite an ordeal - both the unwrapping and the rewrapping - but I sure enjoy the month in the middle; surrounded by reminders that...