Only your daughter and son-in-law can grant you access to your grandchildren under the specific set of circumstances you describe. Perhaps they will have a change of heart and allow you to see your grandchildren in the near future.
As we crawled closer to a commitment, I began to envision the better world our children would live in. And one thing I was sure about: Our children were going to be mixed. No child of mine was ever going to describe herself as “Black, with a white parent” — a phrase that I associated with the double whammy of being ignored or abandoned by your white family and labeled by an America that believes in the “one drop rule” and has enslaved, subjugated, and oppressed people accordingly.
Dear Dr. Gramma Karen, I am a young dad looking for some advice regarding my five-year-old daughter, Rachel. My mother has stage four cancer and we know she will die soon. Rachel is extremely close to her; they have always spent lots of time together, at least a twice a week. Two specific areas you […]
inding and employing the right nanny for your baby is a complicated process, which requires a lot of time and research.
Dear Dr. Gramma Karen, A few weeks ago you gave me some advice about my brother not attending my son’s 6th birthday party and how he rudely left a gift on our doorstep, even after I asked him to wait so he could hand the gift to my son in person. I took your advice […]
Dear Dr. Gramma Karen, The family issues I have shared with you over the past few years continue. My six-year-old son has two chronic illnesses, so he can’t eat what everyone else can eat. Therefore he picked his birthday party location to be at my mom’s office so he could role-play being at work. We […]
Dr. Gramma Karen is on holiday and will return on January 9, 2018. She wishes all her readers and their families and friends a 2018 that is filled with good health, love, and joy. This guest post, first posted February 6, 2017 by Donne Davis, is by Sandra Beckwith, author of Your Life as a […]
My wife Teenie is the matriarch (Wizard) of our family, a role at which she is unbelievably good!