COLUMNIST

Ana Veciana-Suarez
Ana Veciana-Suarez writes a column about family, women's and social issues. She is the author of Flight to Freedom and The Chin Kiss King.
Visit Ana's weblog at momsmiami.com. Email Ana at aveciana@herald.com.

Top Story

In My Opinion

Ana Veciana-Suarez: Kids’ birthday parties have gotten fancier, and that’s a good thing for grandparents

When the last of my children hit their middle school years, I figured my time as a birthday party host — and guest — had wound down to a much-anticipated end. Wrong. As a grandmother and a great-aunt, I’m very much in demand, and this may have more to do with where I live than any particular Martha Stewart skills.