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To get a more in-depth description of any term in the Glossary, as well as a list of articles that relate to the term, just click on the term in the list of Terms below. You’ll be taken to a page that contains the Term, the Longer Description, and a list of articles related to that topic.


G-Mom is a cute name for a grandmother.
Also see: Grandma, Name for Grandma

Gen Y, or Generation Y, also called the Millenials, are those born between the mid-1970s and the mid-1990s. Many are children of Baby Boomers. For more information, click here:

Genealogy is the study of one's ancestors or family tree. Establishing relationships, names and dates and places of birth, and family history, values and stories are all often included in genealogical research.

Also see: GlamMa

GlamMa is a fun name for Grandma given to Goldie Hawn by her son on the birth of her first grandchild. It is short for Glamorous (Glam) Grandma (Ma).

Grandchildren are the children of a parent's children. That is, the sons and daughters of a woman's son or daughter are her grandchildren.
Also see: Fun with Grandchildren

A grandma, or grandmother, is a woman whose child has had a child. Grandma is usually the shortened, affectionate name for this role.

Grandmother is the formal term for the mother of the mother or father with children. Grandma is the more common, less formal name.
Also see: Grandma

A Grandmother-to-be is a mother who has a son or daughter who is about to become a parent.

Many hospitals offer grandparenting classes to teach grandparents some of the safety issues that have changed since they raised their children.

Grandparents Rights refers to the legal right of grandparents to step in to care for their grandchildren, because the parents are absent or otherwise unable to care for their children.