Grandparents are an integral part of the family, passing along wisdom, faith, and love. While many of the “rules” of grandparenting are timeless, some of the games have changed. Chrys Howard and Shellie Tomlinson will help you better understand the unique role you have in supporting your adult children and influencing your grandchildren.
Grandparents are needed today more than ever; not only to support fatigued parents, but also to be trusted allies who provide a much-needed sense of stability, security and unconditional love to kids.
As grandparents, we have the unique opportunity to lead our grandchildren towards Jesus through our actions, thoughts, and example.
As grandparents, we can learn to value our grandchildren’s thoughts. In doing so, we can guide their thoughts to lead to healthy lives.
As soon as grandkids are old enough to talk, they begin asking questions. The role of grandparents depends on learning to listen and communicate.
But what I’ve learned in the six years since we lost our son is this: It is possible to find your feet again. It is possible to see light again in the laughter of a baby or the glory of a sunrise or the touch of a loved one’s hand.
Grandparents can play a unique and significant role in the lives of their grandchildren. Here are five gifts that engaged grandparents can give their grandkids:
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The Bible emphasizes the importance of grandparents. It is vital that grandparents be involved in the lives of their grandchildren.
Grandparenting is one of our greatest joys. The fun doesn’t have to stop when the grandkids reach their teen years, but our approach may have to change a bit.