Archive for March, 2009

A gift – A poem

Went to Bracebridge to talk with Jack Layton. After hearing me speak, this fellow, Ken, came up and handed me this wonderful poem!

Those Grannies are Raging

I refuse to take a handout or sit on my fanny
My legacy is in good hands, I am a proud granny
To protect the future of each child, precious and sweet
We will never give up or fall in defeat

We might be slowed by red tape or by aging
We are madder than hell, these grannies are raging
It is the legacy of each family that we will uphold
A bond of love everlasting, more precious than gold

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When Grandma has to raise the kids

Caring for your children’s children challenges stamina, health and finances
February 28, 2009
Andrea Gordon, Family Issues

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