Barbara on HuffPostLive. Watch the video.
Barbara’s article on boomer grandparents for Psychotherapy Networker magazine. Read the article
Read Barbara’s wry and revealing commentary about being a Boomer grandparent on NPR’s “All Things Considered.” Click here
Barbara’s tongue-in-cheek column about letting grandparents have their say appeared on Huffington Post on Grandparent’s Day. Read the post
Eye of My Heart featured on NPR’s “Tell Me More.” Host Michel Martin is joined by editor Barbara Graham and contributors Sandra Benitez and Jill Nelson in a lively and moving discussion of grandmotherhood. July 29, 2009 To listen, click here.
Eye of My Heart is featured as one of O Magazine‘s summer reading books you can’t put down:
“Among the doting, self-doubting grandmothers in editor Barbara Graham’s spry and unsentimental anthology Eye of My Heart (Harper) are Abigail Thomas, who relishes her late-life indolence, and Molly Giles, who watches her spoiled-rotten granddaughter with a mixture of irritation and awe (“Annika at three knows what she likes and doesn’t like, and she doesn’t like me”). Truth-telling with dollops of love.”
Eye of My Heart hit the extended New York Times bestseller list May 24, 2009.
Barbara Graham interviewed on More.com about being a grandma. Click here to read.
Barbara’s essay from Eye of My Heart excerpted on More.com
Barbara Graham discusses grandmotherhood and takes calls from listeners on Wisconsin Public Radio. Listen
From the Christian Science Monitor: “So many different perspectives and vantage points are woven seamlessly that no matter what their personal relationship to the word ‘grandmother’ is, readers will find much to make them laugh out loud—and also to break their hearts.” Click here to read the full review.
More Canada calls Eye of my Heart “truthful and anything but sugar-coated.” Click here to read the full review.
Eye of My Heart reviewed in the Lincoln Journal-Star. “Many of the story edges are hard, even jagged, though all are washed over with wonder.” Click here to read full review.
Barbara Graham’s humorous essay about making peace with being the grandmother, not the mother, posted on Babble.com. Click here to read.
16 Quotes from “Eye of My Heart” on the joys and surprises of grandmotherhood appear on Beliefnet.com. Click here to read.
Barbara Graham discusses the myths, the stereotypes, and the complicated truth of being a grandma in today’s world. Watch the video here.
Barbara Graham delivers the Five Commandments of Grandmotherhood. Watch the video here.
EYE OF MY HEART ESSAYS EXCERPTED IN 2009:
Elizabeth Berg’s essay “How I Got to be Queen of England” in Good Housekeeping
Barbara Graham’s essay “Eye of My Heart” in MORE click here
Rona Maynard’s essay “Facebook Grandma” in MORE Canada
Abigail Thomas’s essay “La-Z-Nana” in O, the Oprah Magazine
Kate Lehrer’s essay “The Age Thing” in the Washingtonian
Judith Viorst’s essay “The Rivals” in AARP The Magazine
Marita Golden’s essay “Angel Baby” in the Washingtonian