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Posted 18 April 2012 - 03:03 PM
We are giving you the chance to win one of five copies of the inspirational new book New Age Nanas: Being a grandmother in the 21st Century.
It's a must-read guide for grandmothers AND their children.
“New Age Nanas is written with warmth, honesty and wisdom; it induces tears and laughter as it breaks down the grandmotherly stereotypes of earlier times. It applauds the capacity and importance of grandmothers and the unique possibilities that this role brings,” a review says.
Over 1000 modern Australian grandmothers combine their experiences with the authors expert commentary,on how to make the most of this potentially wonderful and rewarding stage of life.
Five copies of the book New Age Nana’s valued at $29.99 each.
How to enter
For your chance to win, just reply below with the answer to the following question in 25 words or less: What has been the funniest thing your grandchild has said or done that has made you laugh (and will hopefully give us all a good giggle too)?
T &Cs pinned in competition forum.
*Competition commences Wednesday 18 April 2012 until Wednesday 2 May 2012.
Posted 18 April 2012 - 05:42 PM
My Dear MIL organised all of my baby's things - from the pram to the car seat, and even priced a cot, only to find that her dastardly daughter-in-law (em, me) had in fact dared to do these things already! There was quite a Scene. To this day she thinks I'm ungrateful... She'll never get over the shock, I fear! Is there an option for 'Grandparent Most in Need of This Book'???!!!
Posted 20 April 2012 - 04:46 PM
"Grandma, I learnt a new word today,"
"yes, sweetheart, what is your new word?"
Posted 20 April 2012 - 10:36 PM
My grandsons try to give me their special baking to taste over Skype..they also hug the monitor for cuddles.
Edited by cms26, 20 April 2012 - 10:43 PM.
Posted 22 April 2012 - 05:41 PM
Mum bought my girls a real live chicken each and asked 3-year-old dd1 to name them. She came up with: Mary Chicken and Bok Chicken.
Posted 23 April 2012 - 10:05 PM
My son ran in on Mum on the loo & screamed as loud as he could 'Nanna's got a big vagina'. Poor Mum, she still hasn't recovered.
Posted 25 April 2012 - 01:30 PM
My grandmother just laughed when my son came to me and said I am smarter than you( he was 5) so I pulled up a chair and said to him when you can tell me what 20 + 20 is we will have this discussion. Thankfully my son has forgotten!!
Posted 26 April 2012 - 01:21 PM
grandchild had thickshake that was so thick he went to take a slip and went all over his face he looked up asking me"got milk?"
Posted 26 April 2012 - 08:28 PM
Mr 3 who is obsessed with motor vehicles recently acquired a small toy fork lift. He proudly showed me his latest toy and went on to tell me all about it.....I just had to smile when he informed me that the prongs sticking out the front were called the forks....he then added that they were for forking everything up. Now whenever we are out and about and he sees a working forklift he will shout out at the top of his voice " look, there is a workman forking everything up"
Posted 28 April 2012 - 09:13 AM
She is too young to talk as yet but managed to throw up on me (Nanna) and wee over my husband (Poppy) all within minutes.
Edited by sharonmarkwell, 28 April 2012 - 09:14 AM.
Posted 29 April 2012 - 09:37 PM
Max - Nanna why are my fingers wrinkly?
Mum - Because they were in the bath
Max - Do you bath with your face under the water?
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