“Grammy’s Gang” books, Flo Barnett. She’s a wonderful, warm-hearted
individual who so obviously cares about children that she’s gone and done
something about it. Entertaining the youngsters is so very important today –
the right type of entertainment. And the Grammy’s books are sooo right – modern and
flower arrangement with a small note attached.
It read, “I can’t wait to meet you.
See you in January. Lots of Love,
your first grandchild. P.S. Do Not Tell
Anyone Yet!” Needless to say, I, along
with my hubby, were walking on air!
leave this baby, as well as any others that would hopefully follow, a
meaningful legacy he or she would treasure forever. Since I’d always fancied
myself somewhat of a decent storyteller, I decided I would write something that
spoke to what it was that made him or her unique.
are boys and one gorgeous princess girl. The legacy I envisioned for each one
of them has expanded exponentially into the “Grammy’s Gang” series.
My newest entry, “When Grammy Goes Away,” is book
number six in the series. The dedication
reads, “For my totally awesome, first-born grandchild, Brady. You are my
beginning, my now, my always and forever!”
significant life experience in an age-appropriate, light-hearted manner. There is a ton of humor in every one of them.
losing a loved one. Young children
operate on a concrete level; their
questions concern things like where is that person now?, what do they eat there?,
what will they see and do?, etc.
matter their age, experiences when they suffer loss are addressed. On a personal note, I lost my dad when I was
only three years old. In those days,
adults didn’t explain death or try to understand what a small child could
possibly be feeling. It’s not that they didn’t care, they just didn’t know.
her child see that death isn’t the end of his relationship with his beloved
Grammy. He can recall the wonderful
times they shared and know Grammy will “always and forever” be in his mind and
one’s passing is the focus in this story, there is a ton of humor, too!
about my “Grammy’s Gang” series. I’m
very proud of these books especially because I’m so darn proud of each and
everyone of my “Gang!” I’d love to hear from your blogger buddies. I can be reached on Twitter @FloBarnett1 or
on my blog: