Becoming A Grandparent

Knowing and assuming your role, how to be involved without being overbearing. The first time you become a grandparent is akin to the first time you become a parent. Observing the birth of my granddaughter was perhaps the coolest thing I’ve ever done. I got to meet her right from the get-go, which rates as one of my all-time favorite … Read More

Are You A Perma-Parent?

My Big Fat Fabulous Life TV show stars a 30-year-old woman named Whitney, who weighs 380 pounds, ostensibly because she has PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) but also, as her trainer duly noted, a result of her overuse of a fork, knife and spoon. She lives with her 60-ish year old parents. Her father is exceedingly involved in her life and … Read More