Levi's Mom 'Not at War' With Palins
'It tears me up' not to get grandson more, but sees thaw with Bristol
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted May 14, 2009 1:10 PM CDT
Johnston says she hopes the two families can raise baby Tripp together.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Sherry Johnston, Tripp Palin’s less-famous grandma, says her family is not “at war with the Alaska governor’s side, and that baby-mama Bristol has extended an open invitation. “We only see Tripp a few hours a week,” Johnston admits, telling Momlogic that her family, including Bristol’s now-ex Levi, spoke out in the media not to create rifts but to clarify rumors.

“Every time I see him he’s a different child,” Sherry Johnston says of Tripp, born Dec. 28. “Before he wasn’t rolling over, now he is. Now he’s trying to crawl. I am missing him so much that it tears me up. I am begging to see him.” As to the recent media barrage: “Everyone knew who the Palins were, and we wanted people to know who the Johnstons were,” she said. “That way, they can judge for themselves.”