Grandparents and In-Laws

Hip Grannie: Fashionista

September 1, 2021 For most of her nearly 12 years, our granddaughter Amelia has been a fashionista. Even as a toddler, she wore her onesies and baby hats with a certain style and panache. As young as age thre...

Hip Grannie – Graduation

May 1, 2021 And just like that...he’s in high school!   It seems like yesterday when I was asked to write my first Hip Grannie column for Nola Family magazine. Our first grandchild was on the way, and I was t...

Holiday Tea Party at Home

December 1, 2020 From teddy bears to princesses, cookies to gingerbread men – fun ideas for your tea party! Hosting a holiday tea party is an easy and fun way to entertain close friends or family during this ...

Nola Boomers: Adopt A Grandparent

May 6, 2020 Chloe Deitelzweig, a rising junior at Benjamin Franklin High School, is in on a mission to spread a little joy while COVID-19 closures has our Senior community isolated. She recently started an "A...

Mother’s Day in Quarantine 

April 30, 2020 Special activities and homemade presents to show Mom your love.  One thing is certain, this Mother’s Day will stand out from all others for its at-home aspect and making do with what’s readily ...

Thank You, Grandma, for Our Bigger Brains

September 9, 2019 While NolaBoomers.com is under construction, our articles can be found here on our sister site, Nola Family.  Happy Grandparents Day. Here’s a bit of science to celebrate grandmothers. Than...

Grandparents offer Grandkids no limits on love!

By Laura Claverie, November 2018 When Papa and I became grandparents nearly twelve years ago, we developed a serious case of selective amnesia.  It was as if we suddenly forgot everything we knew about paren...

Grandparent’s Traditions

by Laura Claverie, updated October 2018 My late mother-in-law was a great believer in family traditions, and the holidays brought out the best in her. From November to January, she made sure that the family—...

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