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    The next big reveal, plus the GRAND Social

    Yesterday I lamented the fact my youngest grandson, Mac (previously known as Baby Mac), is no longer a baby. I'm delighted the baby boy has become a precious big boy, but I'm now wondering when I'll have another grandbaby.

    I never thought I'd be a typical grandma like that, eagerly anticipating more grandkids. But there's just something magical about moments such as the one below — even when you're not the one getting the news:


    In all sincerity, though, I intend to place absolutely no pressure on any of my daughters. Honest. The right time is the right time — and now is not the right time, for any of them. I can wait. I'll be patient.

    In that vein, as I've always told my daughters, the key to patience is finding something to do in the meantime. What I'm doing in the current meantime is hosting another GRAND Social link party! Please join me!

    link party

    How it works:

    • All grandparent bloggers are invited to add a link. You don't have to blog specifically about grandparenting, but you must be a grandparent who blogs.
    • To link up, copy the direct URL to the specific post — new or old — that you want to share, not the link to your blog's home page. Then click the blue "Click here to enter" text below and follow the directions to add your post and graphic to the list.
    • You can add up to three posts, but no duplicates, please, and none you have promoted on a previous GRAND Social linky. And no contests, giveaways, or Etsy sites, please.
    • Adding a mention at the bottom of your linked posts, such as This post has been linked to the GRAND Social linky, is appreciated. Or, you can post the GRAND Social button anywhere on your page using the following code:


    <a href="" target="_blank"><img src=" " alt="Grandma’" width="125" height="125" /></a>


    • The GRAND Social linky is open for new posts through Wednesday evening, so please come back to see those added after your first visit.
    • If you're not a blogger, you have the pleasure of being a reader. All bloggers who link up would be honored to have you all — bloggers and readers — visit, read and comment, even if it's just "Hey, stopping by from the GRAND Social."

    Thank you for participating in the GRAND Social!

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    Reader Comments (11)

    yesterday I was just thinking about how big Brent is baby left in him :(

    March 25, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterdebra

    Ah, the bittersweet of all our babies growing up. When I see Sweet E this week, I'll think of this post and kiss his toes for you.

    March 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMrs. Tucker

    This was hilarious!! Congrats!! ttttttttttttthanks for the linkup!!

    March 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJudith

    Thank you for the laugh!! happy easter to you and your family this weekend!

    March 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterLaurie

    OH I loved the video...brought happy, happy tears to my eyes! Thanks for sharing and thanks for hosting!

    March 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterLoy

    Loved the video! I still remember jumping up and down when the Kids gave me a greeting card that was inscribed to Grandma! Thanks for hosting us!

    March 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGrandma Kc

    Sweet video! And, even GREAT-grandmas can go a little bonkers with news like that, it's such a happy anticipation time. For me, my first thought is, "Thank you, God, that I've lived long enough to experience this!"

    March 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAnn

    Awww, that video was a tear jerker :')

    March 25, 2013 | Unregistered Commenteralex

    Oh that will never happen with our children again but we have one granddaughter married and and 9 other grands. If we live long enough we may hear those amazing words again. Loved the video.

    March 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterQMM

    Thank you for sharing such a special moment. Have a wonderful Easter Lisa.

    March 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterSally Kabak

    Very wise grandma! Have a blessed and beautiful Easter! :)

    March 26, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKaye Swain
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