Things I Want My Grandchildren to Know is a collection of tips, advice, and good old-fashioned common sense from Grammie, Deb Brown, for her grandchildren, Kelsi, Abbi, and Ben, written after she was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer in March of 2013, to impart some words of wisdom that she might otherwise not have the chance to share. Alternating between the humorous and the serious side of things, Grammie's take on living a purposeful life will make you laugh and ask you to think and may cause you to contemplate how you are living your own life. This book is intended to read with someone. Read it with your child, niece, nephew, or grandkids. Use it as a discussion tool to spark good conversation with your family on values, morals and ethics, and common sense.