CONTENTS

From Chicken Soup for the Grandma's Soul

Contents

Introduction

1. THE BIRTH OF A GRANDMA

Babies, Boredom and Bliss Janet Hall Wigler

By Any Other Name Carol McAdoo Rehme

A Grandmother Is Born Sally Friedman

The Longest Week Teresa Pitman

She Looks Just Like . . . Margaret Lang

Someone’s Grandmother Valerie A. Horner

A Grandmother Again Harriet May Savitz

What Will I Call You? Ruth Hancock

Love at First Sight Laura Lawson

Loving Lauren Rachel R. Patrick

And Then There Was Hailey Patricia Lorenz

2. GENERATIONS OF LOVE

Oohoo Debra D. Peppers

One Lonely Little Boy Roger Kiser

The Lincoln Zephyr at Midnight Kathryn Kimzey Judkins

The Fabric of Love Deborah Shouse

A Legacy of Love Libby C. Carpenter

My Official Storybook Grandma Michelle Rocker

Deposition Stew Bobbi Carducci

Thanks Stephen D. Rogers

Aunt Tooty Elayne Clift

If It’s Tuesday Alice Malloy

A Day at Grandmom’s House Harriet May Savitz

This Ain’t No Bull Joanie Gilmore

Everything but the Kitchen Sink Nadia Ali

Trying Times and Dirty Dishes Cynthia M. Hamond

A Thank-You Note to Grandma Gina Antonios

3. BLESSINGS

A Holy Moment Sheila S. Hudson

Grandma’s Prayers Sharon Ozee Siweck

Angel in the Clouds Jean Kinsey

Parting Gifts Marcia Swearingen

A Teenager’s Song for Gramma Angela Thieman-Dino

Love and Water Emily Sue Harvey

The Perspective of a Pansy Laura L. Smith

Red and White Carnations Barbara Hibschman

The Feeling Ellie Braun-Haley

Picked Just for You Bonnie Hanson

Shiny Red Shoes Bettye Martin-McRae

Monday Night Tea Delores Christian Liesner

4. ADVENTURES WITH GRANDMA

Outing with Gram Delores Christian Liesner

Grandma Days Maria Harden

Afternoon Delight Diane M. Vanover

Two Dedicated Grandmas Janet Lynn Mitchell

Go-Cart Grandma Patricia Lorenz

Surf’s Up, Grama Pam Trask

Grandma and the Snow Bank Ann Kirk Shorey

Grandma’s River Melodie Lynn Tilander

Journey Home Renee Hixson

Travels with Grandma Phyllis W. Zeno

Going Places Carolyn Mott Ford

Will He Remember? Maria Harden

5. THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD

Love Never to Be Blinded Nancy V. Bennett

Pennies from Heaven Emily Erickson

Dusting in Heaven Denise Peebles

Healing Jennifer Oliver

I Will Remember Shelley Ann Wake

Love’s Labors Found Sally Friedman

God’s Hands Shirley Pope Waite

God’s Good Time Cynthia M. Hamond

Jenny’s Antique Harriet May Savitz

Sandwich Generation Tricia Short

Secret Weapon Jennifer Oliver

The Wooden Spoon Beverly Houseman

Out of the Mouths of Babes Jane Elsdon

6. GRANDMA’S LESSONS

Granny’s Journey Ruth Hancock

Confidence Jody Walters

The Pine Tree Kimberly Ripley

Grandma’s Cake Norma Favor

Frozen Water . . . Melted Hearts Cheri Lynn Cowell

Nana Susan Farr-Fahncke

Grandmother’s Quiet Addiction Nancy V. Bennett

Like the Turtle Erin Hoffman

Nan Rachel Wallace-Oberle

Gram’s Garden Paula Mauqiri Tindall

Digging in the Dirt Linda Apple

The True Lesson of Homework Sally Friedman

I Can Make It Grow Betty King

Motherhood 202 Nancy Gibbs

7. GIFTS FROM GRANDMA

Unexpected Gift J. Kenneth Kreider

Grandma’s Attic Treasures Anne Johnson

A Quilted Life Julie Dunbar

Sister Said Jean Jeffrey Gietzen

Gifts of the Heart Renie Burghardt

Marking Time Shirley Jump

Green Ink Laura Smith

Timeless Generosity Patti Lawson

Grandma’s Surprise Party Stephanie “Stacy” Thompson

A Grandmother’s Gifts Sally Friedman

Star of the Week Bonnie S. Grau

My Present Barbara G. Drotar

Grandma Wanda John McCaslin

Rocks and Restoration Kathleen Craft Boehmig

8. LEGACIES AND HEIRLOOMS

Grandma’s Words Laura Mueller

Grandmother’s Language of Love Trudy Reeder

Gutsy Grandma Karen J. Olson

Treasured Gift Cookie Curci

More Than an Heirloom Susan Chesser Branch

A Leap of Faith Hannah Amgott

The Locket Tal Aviezer and Jason Cocovinis

Grandma’s Necklace Carol Spahr

A Sister’s Visit Paula Mauqiri Tindall

The Wrecking Crew K. K. Choate

Who Is Jack Canfield?

Who Is Mark Victor Hansen?

Who Is LeAnn Thieman?

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