Mary Walker and her 17-year-old grandson are taking swimming lessons together at a pool in Tulsa, Okla.
“It’s important to remember the White House is such a bizarre place,” says the author of a recent book on the Obamas. “I think Mrs. Robinson acts as a calming presence.”
Isabel Allende, a novelist with millions of readers around the world, says her grandparents shaped both her character and her career.
Cathy Williams, 62, and her granddaughter, Chelsea Washington, both earned bachelor’s degrees this spring from the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in Tallahassee.
Politicians in Britain have realized that grandparents are struggling to balance work and childcare just as parents are.
Whales need grandmas, too, it turns out.