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.
Because of the many accomplishments Queen Elizabeth has made and is still making, some people might not think of her as being the ultimate grandmother. In honor of Grandparents Day on September 9, here are some interesting things about Queen Elizabeth as a grandmother.
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.
A personal piece about how my grandma's influence has contributed to my way of life. Take a look.
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.
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.
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.
My family enjoyed many happy dinners at my grandmother's house and we remember her Desert Rose dishes. My sister and I purchased our own set of Franciscan Desert Rose to honor our deceased grandmother.