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.
I’m 16 and my sister is 24. She’s twenty weeks into her pregnancy and the entire family is excited because we like the father very much and they both want to get married. However, I already feel like the baby and her father are becoming first in my sister’s life. [Read more...]
I had my first child right after I got married. My mother was not so happy as I dropped out of collage and got married and then became pregnant. My child is now 3 and my husband and I have been carefully saving and planning for our next child. [Read more...]
Dear Grandma Maggie,
I need serious help! I had my daughter, Meip, when I was 17. She is now 6. I have since married (her father) and had my son, Oliver. I have also become a teacher. Recently, one of my students spotted the birthday card Meip made for me. [Read more...]
Hello Grandma Maggie,
My name is Melissa, and my partner and I have been trying to conceive for the past six months. Although we have been trying for six months, month after month there is always disappointment. To my knowledge, we are doing everything right: our diets, our exercising, you name it we’re doing it. [Read more...]
I have two boys under 4 years old. I am also pregnant with triplets. I am afraid that my two boys will think I don’t care about them after the triplets are born. What do I do?
This is difficult to answer because I know nothing of your situation or your sons. [Read more...]