Grandparents are mother’s or father’s parents. Grandparents are a special privilege and happiness for those who have them. The past generations, the generation of today’s parents, usually remember going to their grandparents’ in the country. Those country grandparents used to represent a wonderful and idyllic world, quite different from an everyday urban life.


The word baba (grandmother) in the pagan past used to denote a goddess or the Mother Earth. Many names of places contain the word  baba, pointing to the pagan cult of the mother goddess– Baba, Babin zub, Babino polje, Babica, Babušnica, Babin potok, Babin kuk, Babina greda, Babin most, …