Author Archive for Carol Covin

A grandma to two, delightful seven-year-olds, one from each of my two sons and their wives. I am the author of a book of essays, based on interviews with 40 mothers and grandmothers, "Who Gets to Name Grandma? The Wisdom of Mother and Grandmothers." Proceeds go to bring a promising cancer treatment to clinical trials. I blog daily at http://newgrandmas.com, on how things have changed since I raised my grandchildren, how to get started writing your autobiography and fun things to do with your grandchildren.

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Hot Pepper Jelly

Hot Pepper Jelly

Hot Pepper Jelly Did your husband introduce you to any new foods when you got married? “Oh! It’s hot!” my son exclaimed when I recently served hot pepper jelly with Greek yoghurt on Wheat Thin crackers. How can he have lived 33 years and I never introduced him to the Southern tradition of hot pepper […]

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Does Chicken Soup Really Help a Cold?

Does Chicken Soup Really Help a Cold?

Does Chicken Soup Really Help a Cold? Was Grandma right? There haven’t been any clinical trials comparing chicken soup to a placebo to prove it helps. But, there have been studies about two aspects that are related to making you feel better when you have a cold: Mucous Anti-inflammation. Pediatricians, Dr. Aaron E. Carroll and […]

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Have You Ever Stood Up for Someone Else?

Have You Ever Stood Up for Someone Else?

Have You Ever Stood Up for Someone Else? Have Your Children? “You know, we don’t let our children play with them.” My neighbor was trying to warn me about her next-door-neighbor’s children. I stopped her with, “We let our children choose their own friends.” I liked the boy she was talking about, who was our son’s […]

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