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The Pleasures and Perils of a Grandma

Collection of essays in "Eye of My Heart" gives us a peek at modern-day grandmothers.

Much is made of the joys and trials of becoming a mother, but no one seems to be as interested in the experiences of the "other woman" in a baby's life - the newly-minted grandmother.

Eye of My Heart, a book of essays by 27 grandmothers whose experiences are as varied as their grandchildren, teaches us that this role brings with it a whole new set of rewards, challenges, and questions. Job one, figuring out your new title.

Are you Granny, Grandma, or Nona? Or none of the above?

In this discussion with the book's editor, Barbara Graham, and one of its contributors, Marita Golden, we get a glimpse into the world of the modern grandmother.

To listen to this candid half-hour program hosted by Mike Cuthbert, press play on the audio player.

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