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Friday, April 26, 2013

==> Don't call me Granny- Retiring Boomers Behind URGENT Need For Grand Names

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As a grandparent, your nick name is critical to the foundation of your relationship with your grandchild – effecting siblings, celebrations, and perception of an elder but wiser yet still hip statesman.

Today's "Grandboomers" prefer hipper, less stodgy-sounding nicknames.

I acquired Grand `10 years ago, holding it for risk-free joint venture or re-sale to anyone wanting to profit from the Grand Boomer, Grand Naming, boom— and using the name to open a marketplace where grandparents could solve their name needs. Search volume is high.

The time is now.

For example:

When Marlene Hockema learned she was going to become a grandparent several years ago, she knew she definitely didn't want to be called grandmother.

"I wasn't ready to go there," said Hockema, 55, who claims to have enough of a youthful appearance to pass herself off as her son's sister. "I think of grandmas as being gray-haired and I'm blonde. It just doesn't fit."

Hockema, 55, chose the name Oma, the German title for grandmother, and the moniker stuck. She says she's not the only one from her generation who doesn't want to be thought of as a dainty old lady.
"We baby boomers don't want to give it up," Hockema said. "I don't feel like a grandma yet."
There are plenty of other grandparents who aren't ready to be called grandma or grandpa or gramps or granny or anything else that sounds "old."

Don Fassett, 47, of Eugene, still isn't sure what he's going to be called now that his daughter Ashley is carrying twins.

"We don't want anything that sounds really old," he said. "But there are some funny (names) out there ... We do not want to be Meemaw or Pawpaw."

Fassett and his wife Myra have plenty of titles to choose from. Names such as Papa and Nana, Farmor and Mormor, Bubbe and Zaydeh. Some are derivatives of first names (Gilpa for Grandpa Gil, for instance, or Pamma for Grandma Pam). Some are cute mispronunciations (Bah Gah and Bumpa), some come from unlikely sources (Tonto and Kemosabi) and some are nicknames (Bo-Bo and Bo-Pa).
"I became a grandmother at 41, three years ago, and still had small children at home. There was no way I was going to be called grandma," recalled Julie Parmenter, 44, of Eugene. "I decided to wait and see what my first granddaughter decided I would be called ... My husband calls me Juju Bean. One day (my granddaughter) just called me Juju and it stuck."

As more and more baby boomers - the generation born from 1946 to 1965 - are becoming baby boomer grandparents (aka Grandboomers), more alternative "grandnames" are emerging. A list of grandnames on the Grandboomers Web site includes names such as Chief, Big Mama, Lola, Mars and G-Bob.
"Grandma just sounded too traditional for me," said Karla Dieterich, 46, of North Bend, who goes by the name Nanny. "I thought about Granny, I tossed a few names around. I thought I was going to be Nana, but that didn't (work out)."

The trend of creative grandnames is likely to continue. According to a 2002 study by the American Association of Retired Persons, the average age of a first-time grandparent is 48. Baby boomers are expected to make up half of all grandparents in the coming years.
Celebrities are playing the grandname game, too. Actress Goldie Hawn became "Glamma" when her grandchild was born. Mick Jagger, Pierce Brosnan, Tina Turner and Bob Dylan are all grandparents, too.

And at the same time that the names for grandparents are changing, so too is their image. According to Lois Wyse, author of the book "Funny, You Don't Look Like a Grandmother," the definition of a grandmother is someone who goes out more and complains less than her daughter. In 2005, actor Harrison Ford was named the sexiest grandparent alive by Grand, a magazine for baby boomers (Tony Danza took the title in 2006. Naomi Judd won in 2007.)

Many grandparents no longer see themselves as Oldsmobile-driving blue hairs. Laura Thurston, 59, of Eugene, who chose the German title Oma as her grandname, says she may be a grandmother, but she still likes to go to rock concerts, and turn the music up loud in the car - and not because she's losing her hearing.

"This is what (my granddaughter) Netti will be listening to with her Oma: Simon and Garfunkle, Paul McCartney, Fleetwood Mac, James Taylor, the Rolling Stones and maybe a little Willie Nelson," Thurston wrote in an e-mail.

Experts say it's fitting that grandnames are changing, just as the role of grandparents is changing. An estimated 4.5 million children - more than 6 percent of all children in America younger than 18 - live in grandparent-headed households.

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