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"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." —  Henry David Thoreau credit My phone died recently. Not like died because of its charge — permanently died. I'm not the only one whom this has happened to, I'm sure, and this isn't a complaint. Rather, it's an observation on how different the landscape of my life has been without it. I've been reading more, watching more TV, doing less doomscrolling. I found that I've missed my phone a lot less and simultaneously a lot more than I expected. And I've been noticing a difference in my mental state. My mental health is, apparently, linked in part to the device I hold in my hand 99% of the time. Who knew? However, it's still been challenging lately, for more reasons than just my phone, and my sister invited me to go outside with her. Th

Alternate "Grandma" names

Hey I just have to ask a question: One of my distant relatives is going to be a grandmother for the first time. She doesn't want to be called Grandma, and they asked us to think of names for the grand baby to call her. Here are the names we already suggested:
Nana
Aunt Betsy

Have any ideas? Post a comment.
b4n,
Kylie

Comments:

Jillian
on October 19th, 2006
Nanny or Nanna?

Sami
on October 15th, 2006
I call my granma nana but down here most people call them memaw.

krisjacob
on October 14th, 2006
My grandMum's are Grammie and Gramma. Not much help is there? She'll get use to what ever it is. My sis is the same way. And you have untill the babe can talk to decide!

tigerbee
on October 14th, 2006
I don`t pretend to know but how about “grandma”in another language ?

Kathleen
on October 14th, 2006
Nanny

Granny

Grammy

Grams

Omi

Oma

Mimi

Mima

Honey

Bubby

Bubelah

there are so many names, good luck helping her pick one!

Kathleen

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