After the initial exhilaration fades just a bit when one becomes a grandparent, the dreaded decision arises. What shall I be called by this precious bundle? Everyone asks you this question. You look back at them, dumbfounded. I personally mulled over the answer prior to the birth, but then set it aside, figuring that when the baby arrived, I would look at her face and immediately know the answer. Alas, this did not happen. You would be surprised at the angst this question causes. There are multiple websites suggesting modern, cool names for grandparents (mostly for grandmothers- we women seem to have the most difficulty- but there are some men who grapple with this as well). You no doubt have come across a Meema, or Gigi, or OG, or Mimi. I think that much of this reluctance to use traditional names- Grandma or Nana- is because these names conjure up images of gray-haired, fragile old ladies who spend much of their time knitting and cooking. This is diametrically
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