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Joan Rivers At 80, Joan is a proud grandmother to Edgar Cooper Endicott, 12, who is said to call her “Nana New Face”.
Sharon Osbourne 61-year-old grandmother Sharon says she will retire from showbusiness after this series of The X Factor to spend more time with her 16-month-old granddaughter Pearl Clementine, son Jack’s daughter.
It goes without saying that I would move in if I could!
” Janet told me, “Relating to your daughter as a daughter is one thing, relating to her as another mother is quite different.” She describes her relationship with her own daughter – singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor – as “deepening in an amazing way” when Sophie became a mum.
Easier communications and travel, more emotional openness and the fact that so many women rely on grandparents for childcare must all contribute.
(Granny’s Guide stats suggest that “almost half of children under 10 with working mums are looked after by grandparents”).
Any chance I get, I whip out my i Phone – bless modern technology – and show strangers on the bus photos of my two granddaughters, aged seven and four.
So you can imagine my delight when in 2011, Gransnet, the website designed specifically for DGs like me – there are currently 14 million grandparents in Britain – was launched by those thoughtful Mumsnet people.
Daughter Kate Hudson’s sons are Ryder Russell Robinson and Bingham Hawn Bellamy, and son Oliver Hudson’s children are Wilder Brooks, Bodhi Hawn and Rio, Goldie’s first granddaughter, born in July this year.
Mary Berry The nation’s favourite grandmother, 78, has five grandchildren: two by her son Thomas and three by daughter Annabel.
When cooking with them, she says, she always lets them lick the bowl.
A section of the book deals with this sensitively, suggesting ways of approaching the problem – such as first doing some proper research about what is considered “normal” before wading in – that won’t blow up in all your faces.
And as Janet says, “Children are pretty tough, good at editing their lives and making tiny judgment calls.” So something you think is a problem with any luck will iron itself out in time. Looking after my granddaughters has been a huge lesson for me. It’s magic to slow the pace, wander up a path and look at a flower, see the curiosity and wonder on the child’s face.