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Ask Grandma Maggie

Parenting & Childcare Advice
Peggy Moss (1933-2014), also known as Grandma Maggie, penned a parenting column on this site for many years. Back by popular demand, we are republishing the column, sharing with you the best of Grandma Maggie’s parenting and childcare advice.
Unfortunately Grandma Maggie is no longer able to take questions.

Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood (68) and his wife (37) are expecting twins!
Will they build a nursery and paint it black?  Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood and his wife, theater producer Sally Wood, announced today that they are expecting twins!  The legendary band’s representative broke the news, writing: “Sally and Ronnie Wood are delighted to announce that they are expecting twins in June 2016…Needless to say, they are thrilled and overjoyed with the wonderful news. [More]
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announces she is pregnant with twin girls!
Not only is Marissa Mayer pregnant for the second time, she’s expecting twin girls! The Yahoo CEO took to Tumblr for the exciting announcement, writing: “I have no family history of twins or any other predisposing factors. However, as I’ve now learned, identical twins occur by random chance in roughly one out of approximately every 300 pregnancies…Zack and I have embraced the surprise and are very excited about these new additions to our family.” Mayer and her husband, Zachary Bogue, are already parents to son, Macallister, who will turn three this month.   [More]
Chris Daughtry’s Expecting a Boy and a Girl
Chris Daughtry and his wife, Deanna, revealed earlier this year that they’re expecting twins via a surrogate in November. Now, the couple has shared that those babies will be a boy and a girl. While they’ve been very forthcoming with information, Daughtry said they’re keeping the names under wraps for now. [More]
Celine Dion Expecting Twin Boys!
Celine Dion announced earlier this year that she and her husband, René Angelil, were expecting twins. Now, the Canadian singer has revealed that those babies, due in November, will be boys! Big brother René–Charles, 9, will no doubt be thrilled by the news. [More]
Ringwald’s Cover Kids, Adele and Roman
Actress Molly Ringwald shows off her newborn twins, Adele Georgiana and Roman Stylianos, on the cover of this week’s PEOPLE magazine.  Ironically, the issue hit the stands the same week as John Hughes–who directed Ringwald in such iconic 80’s films as The Breakfast Club and Pretty in Pink–passed away. [More]
Roger Federer Welcomes Twins!
How do you top winning your 15th and record-breaking Grand Slam event?  If you’re Roger Federer, you tackle parenthood–times two!  Federer announced tonight on his Facebook fan page that he and wife Mirka Vavrinec welcomed twin daughters, Myla Rose and Charlene Riva, late yesterday evening.  [More]
Wanda Sykes Welcomes Twins!
Wanda Sykes is a mom!  Her wife, Alex, gave birth to twins, Olivia Lou and Lucas Claude, earlier this week.  The couple’s representative said “all are happy and healthy and at home.”  The couple married in October 2008, and these are their first children. [More]