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GRANDMOTHER, domestic relations. The mother of one's father or mother. The father's mother is called the paternal grandmother; the mother's mother is the maternal grandmother.

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Grandma looked good when I saw her, but by the end of my visit I could tell she wasn't keeping busy enough.
I know that modern medicine and a saintly live-in nurse are why my grandma is alive, but I angrily question the purpose of her life.
In so doing, Mama reclaims the tradition of Afrocentric motherhood and becomes a "bridge," as it were, between Grandma and Tanya.
But Grandma just admitted making the offer in the newspaper, so the contract exists.
Best parade yet, thanks to Rayna," Grandma shouted.
As Grandma Aggie says, the job of the grandmother is to span humanity's greatest distance: "the 14 inches from our heads to our hearts.
The beautiful bond is to be temporarily broken but grandma sends a potted strawberry plant for Emily to keep in the apartment with the promise of her being there when the berries appear.
Peacefully at Borders General Hospital, Melrose on 24th August 2010, in her 85th year, beloved wife of the late George, dearly loved mother of Susan, Brian and Brenda, mother in law of Bill and Louise and a much loved grandma and great grandma.
Beloved wife of the late Roy, much loved mum of June and the late Alan, dear mother in law of Donald, a devoted grandma of David Alan and Angela June and great grandma of Asjia, Joshua, Sam and Lucy.
I miss Grandma when she goes But I know she'll come again For she loves us as we love her She's our Gran and our best friend.
I approached them and asked their grandma if she would allow me to take a picture of her and the girls, and she pleasantly agreed.
Next, Grandma asked her to dig under some tall, skinny leaves.