Lisa Carpenter

Hi, I'm Lisa. I'm a grandma, a mom, a wife. I'm also a freelance writer and laid-off newspaper editor looking for a way to keep my writing muscle flexed. When I first became a grandmother, I found few regularly updated blogs by and for grandmothers, so I decided to give it a whirl.

My Girly Girl Daughter Now Mothers All-Boy Boys

My grandsons live more than 800 miles away from me, so I see them only occasionally. One of the perks of being a long-distance grandma — and there are a few — is the obvious growth and maturing of my grandsons from one visit to the next. I delight in both the profound leaps as…