Chances are, it’s been awhile since you last thought about child safety seats for effective parenting. If you’ve been out of the game for a while, you might be surprised at, and a little mystified by, the changes in car seat technology.
Let’s first agree on something; regardless of the age or distance of our grandchildren, we all love and care for them. However, as a grandparent, being the primary care giver for one or several grandchildren, the stakes shift significantly. You feel the responsibility to play a bigger role in the lives of the live-in grandchildren. […]
Raising a grandchild takes a great deal of effort. It’s a crazy, unconventional, and challenging role for sure. Here are a few lessons I’ve learned along the way while raising my granddaughter.
How to Respond to Non-Supporters You know the truth is that sometimes people just don’t understand and they don’t know your situation. They’ve never experienced it, and sometimes this causes them to be more judgmental than they should. Or they are trying to speak authoritatively on a subject that they clearly just don’t know anything […]
Seeing my granddaughter for the first time is one of the most heart-melting moments of my life. To add onto that, the chance to take care of my granddaughter is the most joyous responsibility I have taken up. I embraced it with unsurmountable joy, passion and zeal.
Through the journey of raising my granddaughter, my family has found that connecting with our larger community helps us in many ways.
Have you recently been handed the privileged responsibility of taking care of your grandchildren? Are you wondering if there are other grandparents you can relate to?
Young children can be a challenge. We love them for their endless energy and curiosity. But those same qualities can test the patience of even the most devoted parent.
Raising grandchildren is one of the utmost joys of my life. Not only does it keep me engaged but also enables me to do other creative and fun things with my little ones.