Monthly Archives: May 2011

Computers can be a grandparents best friend.

As you have read here I am a very long distance grandma. Dan lives in China with his wife and daughter Anqi.  My husband and I live in Northern Ontario Canada. It is a 14 hour flight from Toronto and … Continue reading

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It is almost here!!

Every parent dreads the summer holidays from school because of the dreaded “I am bored” days. What do you do when you hear those words?  You know they have every electronic gadget ever  invented in their rooms. They have books … Continue reading

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Grandparents being the in-laws

I will admit it,  I love being grandma. I will also admit that I am not so keen on being the mother in law. Don’t get me wrong, I love my daughter in laws almost as much as I love … Continue reading

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Do Grandparents Make Good Babysitters?

Before I came to China I knew a little bit about the culture, but since moving here, listening to my students and then marrying a wonderful Chinese woman I’ve learned a lot about family life in China. One big aspect … Continue reading

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