I Saw, I Fell!

One writer at ParentInfluence shares her story of love at first sight, with her first grandchild.

Do you believe in love at first sight? I did as an emotional teenager.  I watched old Hollywood musicals on TV, read Wuthering Heights with a tear-streamed face, and knew the words to every sappy song on the radio. Then I didn’t.  We understand a little more about love as we get older, and as […]

From Kool-Aid Mom to Cookie Grandma…Or Not

You know those feelings you get as a parent when you are walking on egg shells, second guessing yourself about decisions, feeling guilty about doing too little? Or is it too much? Am I doing it right? Am I at least acting like I know what I’m doing? Am I being too much me and […]