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Good luck, Yew!

I was 61 when I started babysitting for my newborn grandson 4 days/week, 8:30-6 or so (paternal grandparents took one day a week). I retired when DGS was 18 months old ;-) I had moved temporarily to NYC to do it, and it was one of my fave periods of my life. But I needed those 3 days off/week! The hubster was still teaching and flew up every other weekend so I was mostly on my lonesome--it was hard to adjust to sleeping alone, going to movies alone, doing almost everything alone. But I came to appreciate things like cooking for myself.

DGS is still my Sweet Pea at age 10 ;-)

PS--Darn those kids for having their kids so late in life! My mom was 50 when DD, her first grandchild, was born. My grandmother was 47 when I was born. Of course, I was still working at 50, so...
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