grandparent and grandchildby Josef Strong

As a grandparent of six grandchildren, I can tell you for sure that building  a relationship with my grandchildren is a lifetime privilege.

As grandchildren grow, the principles of the relationship remain , but the role of the grandparents in the lives of their grandchildren changes. Be sure to enjoy every phase!

 

Grand Parental Control and Safety of the Grandchildren

All children need to be warned about the limits and must learn to respect boundaries.   Grandparents can help grandkids  to understand the life limits and boundaries.

When an activity begins you, as a grandparent, must be clear about your expectations.  Then you and the grandchild can enjoy the event and stay safe.

When the restrictions are being violated, always remind your grandchildren again about the rules. A very good idea is to write the rules and post them in a visible place. If a rule is violated during your shared activity, ask the child to repeat or read (if the child can do it, of course…) the rules again.

Parents’ Wishes and Rules Must Be Pursued

Anything you do for your grandchild needs to be planned and discussed first with the parents. Helpful grandparents support the parents in their mom grandmother newbornGuess What, We’re Having a Baby!

by Sue Johnson, Julie Carlson and Elizabeth Bower
co-authors of Grandloving: Making Memories with Your Grandchildren, 5th edition

You’ve just learned that you’re going to be a new grandparent! Whether this is your first grandchild or your 15th you are undoubtedly filled with a warm glow in your heart and an overwhelming sense of joy. All of your genes from the past as well as your hopes for the future are wrapped up in this new bundle of love, and your thoughts and emotions are running high and wide. Continue Reading

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