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What does it mean when you dream about your grandmother?

Grandmothers are symbols of wisdom and caretaking. A grandmother in a dream can indicate that important life lessons are assuming a prominent role in the dreamer’s life. This symbol can also indicate a regression to childhood needs.

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But it's all about the size of the slice!' We're desperate to know what it's like behind the scenes on our es favourite show - we have visions of the judges sitting down to dinner with the contestants after the cameras are turned off, Paul breaking bread, as it were, with the bakers, while Mary dishes out grandmotherly advice on how to produce a flan with just the right amount of wobble.
Companies that combine these two approaches will have nothing to fear from a vindictive grandmotherly employee or from business-driven reductions in force.
And then there are the idyllicsounding, Famous Five-esque tales of childhood holidays by the sea, and catching and cooking her own fish for her latest television series, all delivered in her clipped, warm grandmotherly voice, with smiles and a small hand reaching out every so often to pat you affectionately on the arm.
"Grandmother Mazina had a grandmotherly quality and fans loved her shows," commented Lady Selah SuJuris, Program Director of Storytellers Campfire Radio.
This time, the victim was girl about age 2 years, in full scream, sitting on her mother's lap, her right arm pinned by her mother and an ungloved fully visible pink-printed grandmotherly assistant.
"A big part of her appeal is her nurturing, grandmotherly personality," explains brand manager Rebecca Blank.
A small town prosecuting attorney called his first witness to the stand in a trial--a grandmotherly, elderly woman.
Each photo (shown here) depicts a grandmotherly looking woman, head covered by a babushka, holding up pictures of Lenin and Stalin, or a Soviet WWII-era propaganda poster.
Throughout the concert, it was hard to tell whether the middleaged men sat around me were rocking to and fro in their seats in appreciation of the music or in fear of daring make a bid for the toilets, lest they incur her grandmotherly scorn at turning their back on her.
At The New Yorker, she played an integral part in the magazine's transformation From a decoration atop grandmotherly coffee tables to the modern magazine of record for the East Coast's left-wing elite.
Sharing tea and cookies, knitting hats for babies, praying for missionaries involved in frontline gospel work--these are grandmotherly things.
Helen Branson was a grandmotherly figure, who was concerned about the way in which homosexuals were treated, and she wanted them to have a clean and safe place to meet.