It isn't always easy preparing to be Grandparents but there are things that you can do, even if your relationship with new Mummy and Daddy isn't easy. To connect with your grandchild you can: write a personal letter to them about your life's history, make a Family Tree, make a cross stitch...
Grandparenting long distance can be fun using the new technology of the iPhone Face Time feature. Use it to create your own free iPhone games to keep grandkids engaged in conversation.
Want a unique baby shower idea? Throw a baby shower for Grandma! Think about all the baby items Grandma could have at her house when her Grandchild came over. Here are ideas for a Grandma shower.
My grandma Ivy Trigg (nee Garnham) grew up in Yorkshire, in the UK, in the early 1900s, in a district where families were so poor that children were often barefoot in the street.
My grandmother was the model of applied wisdom for a theology major doing his post graduate studies in wisdom literature. She was a character profile of age and wisdom to family members and others.
A grandparent can mentor a grandchild through the years and help them to learn the value of life through serving others. Through a rite-of-passage experience, grandparents can help boys to become men.
Born in 1906, my grandad, Frank Trigg, was an enterprising young man who ran his own upholstery business from his early 20s until he retired in his 70s, surviving childhood illness and two world wars.
Having grandchildren has increased my JOY in life ten-fold!!! Loving them is easy and uncomplicated causing my heart to sing all the way to the moon and back.
I am determined to pass on to my granddaughter the love principles my grandmothers taught me: the vision of womanhood, sound of love, fragrance of family, flavor of wisdom and the touch of heaven.
My grandmother was so nurturing. Being rocked in her lap and told stories was the greatest comfort in my childhood.