Family Stories, Dating and Marriage in the late 1950’s: My Grandparents

My grandmother met my grandfather on a blind date set up by a couple that were mutual friends. My grandmother was around 17, a high school senior and my grandfather around 20, I think he was working in a grocery at that point. I think the first date or at least an early date involved… Continue reading Family Stories, Dating and Marriage in the late 1950’s: My Grandparents

Parent Names and Have Grandparents Always Spoiled Grandchildren?

I remember reading a book about English customs and they mentioned upper class people used the terms Mummy and Daddy, and I was like, as opposed to babies? Like is it used longer among upper class people or something? It seems most kids here in this generation would start out with Mama and Dada then… Continue reading Parent Names and Have Grandparents Always Spoiled Grandchildren?