Today's Senior Magazine
Children’s book author, Marc Joseph who is known by his pen name Gramps Jeffrey is on a mission to make certain that grandparents everywhere know the positive influence that they can, and should have on their grandchildren’s life. Joseph, “Gramps Jeffrey” recalls a statistic originally cited by Cherin and Furstenberg, through its sociology study “Grandparents and Family Crisis” specifically that, “30% of baby boomers are considered “remote” grandparents who are really not involved in helping to influence and raise their grandkids, meaning that they rarely see their grandkids and their contact may only be for birthdays and holidays, Joseph states
I remember celebrating my father’s 60th. Birthday, and I did not say this out loud, but definitely thought “he is an old man”. But he lived close to another 3 decades and I am glad he did. His father (my grandfather) was not as lucky, and he died at the age of 49.Now that I am in my 60’s, we just don’t seem as old as our parents when they were our current age. Perhaps it is caused by modern science or perhaps we just lose our eyesight and think we look better than we really are…
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Guest post by Gramps Jeffrey, author of “I Don’t Want to Turn 3”
I remember celebrating my father’s 60th birthday, and I did not say this out loud, but definitely thought “he is an old man”. But he lived close to another three decades and I am glad he did. His father (my grandfather) was not as lucky, and he died at the age of 49.
Guest post by Gramps Jeffrey, author of “I Don’t Want to Turn 3″
For years, we Baby Boomers have viewed ourselves as the best generation our great country has ever seen. Prior to President Biden, who is a member of the Silent Generation (born 1925 to 1945), we Boomers (born 1946 to 1964) have actually run the country since the 1990s:
” I Don’t Want to Turn 3″ By Gramps JeffreyReviewed for the NABBW by Anne Holmes
This sweet picture book is author Gramps Jeffrey’s first. He wrote it after having the opportunity to spend more time with his grandkids during the past year’s pandemic.