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Today's Boomer Grandparents may select the traditional Grandma or Grandpa, the cultural Oma (German for Grandma) or Opa (German for Grandpa), or wait for a sweet grandchild to mangle Grandma and become Mugga, as the grandmother of a dyslexic child did, or Hoppa, as the grandfather of a grandchild did.


Some Chic Grandmas prefer more modern names like, G-Mom, Glam-ma (Goldie Hawn), or personal names, like Boo, for the peek-a-boo game one Grandma always played with her grandchild.

To explore this new relationship between adult parents and grandparents, read about 40 mothers and grandmothers, who give each other advice to cross the generation gap.

Click here and order our candid, affectionate advice from mothers and grandmothers to each other in "Who Gets to  Name Grandma? The Wisdom of Mothers and Grandmothers."


Also see: Name for Grandma, Names for Grandma